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Joie de Vivre Hospitality Needs Help to Rename its New
the Former Dream Inn in Santa Cruz, California
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5, 2007 - Californiaís largest boutique hotelier, Joie de Vivre Hospitality, announced a national contest beginning today to rename one of its new properties, the Coast Santa Cruz Hotel. The contest invites interested U.S. residents to submit their creative ideas for this unique hotelís new name before December 15, 2007, after which the suggested names will be considered and a new name will be finalized by January 31, 2008. If the new name was suggested by a contest entrant, the winner will be recognized for their creative contribution at the hotelís grand opening event and receive a weekend stay in a suite at the hotel, complimentary breakfast, and dinner for four.
As the management company for the Coast Santa Cruz Hotel since April 2007, Joie de Vivre Hospitality will launch an extensive renovation of the hotelís guestrooms, meeting and public spaces, upgrading the property to a four star luxury hotel. The amenities will suit both business and leisure guests, from surfing enthusiast, to corporate executives, to couples looking for a romantic weekend, to families who want to play on the beach and boardwalk.
Features of the new design include surfboard and bicycle storage, iPod docking stations, reconfigured and expanded meeting and banquet space, a re-designed pool/lounge area with extensive pool bar service/menu and fire-pits for evening lingering, turn-down brownies, family friendly amenities including room service and kids restaurant menus, and a new restaurant featuring local California organic and sustainable foods in a striking environment with amazing views. These enhancements will be completed and the new hotel launched in Summer 2008.
Joie de Vivre Hospitality is well known for its creative hotel makeovers, utilizing a process focused on five words that reflect the personality of the hotel, the personality of the local community and the personality or aspirations of the hotel guests.
FAQ About the Contest
In order to highlight the unique nature of this hotel, Joie de Vivre is asking the community, local residents, supporters, travelers and fans of Santa Cruz to help come up with a name that is properly fitting, and offers the following guidelines:
The only hotel and convention center along the Santa Cruz Monterey Bay Coastline and one of only five beachfront hotels on the California Coast, the Santa Cruz Hotel is located at 175 West Cliff Drive.
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|Also See:||Plans for a Beachside Hotel and Conference Center in Santa Cruz Shelved; Too Big a Hotel and in the Wrong Place / March 2005|
|Santa Cruz City Council Approves $100 million Hotel Development; Will Replace the Architectural Atrocity Known as the Dream Inn / January 2005|
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