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Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. | February 10, 2020
Architecture & Design
Meyer Jabara Hotels | February 19, 2019
Meyer Jabara Hotels refreshes this North Carolina property's exterior and invests in new technologies including Marriott's Guest Room Entertainment solution, high-speed guest Internet, virtual concierge, PBX, guestroom phones and mobile-key enabled RFID door locks [Danbury, Conn., Feb. 19, 2019] — Today the Fairfield Inn by Marriott is competing head-on with hotels in the Charlotte/Northlake area now that its owner, Meyer Jabara Hotels (MJH), has refreshed the property's exterior and installed new technologies. Reaction to the renovation has been exceedingly positive, with guests and local patrons praising the hotel's new look fea...
Omni Shoreham Hotel Completes $12 Million Guest Room Renovation Led by General Manager Mark Roche-Garland
Omni Shoreham Hotel | February 14, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2019) – Omni Shoreham Hotel is welcoming guests to its 834 newly renovated rooms after undergoing a more than $12 million renovation that elevates the overall experience and enhances the hotel's 90-year history. The renovation includes a design and décor update highlighting the hotel's unique location within Washington, D.C. and its picturesque garden views. Embracing D.C.'s culture and rich history, the design of the refreshed guest rooms was inspired by the deco-era of the 1930s Shoreham Hotel, coupled with only-in-Washington visuals such as photography of landmark locations and the hotel's ...
Renaissance Hotels With Spire Hospitality Complete Multi-Million Dollar Renovation of Renaissance Minneapolis Bloomington Hotel
Spire Hospitality | February 14, 2019
Bloomington, MINN. (Feb. 13, 2019) – Renaissance Hotels with Spire Hospitality, one of the nation's leading and most respected hotel management companies, today announced the newly-renovated Renaissance Minneapolis Bloomington Hotel. "This hotel has long served as a key hub for business travelers to the Minneapolis area," says Patrick Bissen, General Manager, Renaissance Minneapolis Bloomington Hotel. "The Renaissance brand promises to deliver our guests an unmatched experience, immersing them in an authentic Twin Cities experience, while providing a respite for their visit to the destination." Transforming the property with a mul...
Multi-Million Dollar, Full-Scale Renovation Underway for Hyatt Regency Deerfield Slated for Completion April 2019
Hyatt Regency | February 7, 2019
(DEERFIELD, Ill.) February 7, 2019 – Phase one of a multi-million dollar, full-scale renovation is underway on the Hyatt Regency Deerfield, a luxury, full-service hotel located just minutes from downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport. The project caters to the Hyatt Regency brand loyalists' desire for 24/7 connectivity and comfort with 300 completely revamped guestrooms and suites, refreshed, tech-enabled meeting space, updated common areas including guestroom hallways, and lobby, as well as the property's signature restaurant and bar, Jaxx Bistro and Jaxx Lounge. Phase one, which includes a $14 million redo of all gues...
Owned by Leadon Investments, Delta Hotels Saskatoon Downtown Undergoes Transformation and Rebranding
Delta Hotels and Resorts | January 29, 2019
Saskatoon, SK – January 29, 2019 – Marriott International, Inc. today announced the rebranding and opening of the Delta Hotels Saskatoon Downtown. The reimagined property will deliver an upscale choice to the seasoned traveler. The 291-room hotel located at 405 20th Street East, is owned by Leadon Investments and managed by Marriott International, Inc. The 18-story Delta Hotels Saskatoon Downtown offers an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa, a full-service fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a large heated underground parking garage. The full-service hotel also provides 13 meeting rooms with a combined 20,881 square...
Karen Loynaz | January 14, 2019
By Karen Loynaz, MPS in Global Hospitality Leadership, Georgetown University Gregg Rockett, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Masters in Global Hospitality, contributed to this article Imagine walking into a hotel room designed by your favorite fashion brand, everything from the curtains to the bed linens emulates the brand perfectly. How much would you pay to sleep with your favorite brand? Leaders of luxury including Coco Chanel, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Bottega Veneta are now partnering with luxury hotels around the world to co-design fashion-forward hotel suites. Much like the hefty price-tag of a fresh-off-the runway des...
Hilton Signs With Millennium & Copthorne Hotels for The Biltmore, Mayfair Opening in Spring 2019 as LXR Hotels & Resorts First UK Property
LXR Hotels & Resorts | January 9, 2019
LONDON and MCLEAN, Va. - The Biltmore, Mayfair is set to open as LXR Hotels & Resorts' first UK property, following an agreement between Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc (LSE: MLC). The luxury hotel, situated in a super prime location in the heart of Mayfair on Grosvenor Square, will open for business in Spring 2019, marking the new brand's European debut. The hotel, which will be known as The Biltmore, Mayfair – LXR Hotels & Resorts, has undergone a multimillion-pound redevelopment following its closure in early July 2018. The hotel will offer 257 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, many wit...
Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino | January 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS (January 7, 2019) – The Grand Entrance to the Downtown Las Vegas party is about to get a little more Grand. In conjunction with the property's five-year anniversary, The Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Las Vegas has announced expanding the footprint of its hospitality space by over 250,000 square feet in mid-2020 with the addition of a new tower. Anchored by seven guest-room floors and adding 495 new rooms to the property's existing inventory of 629, the Downtown Grand's third tower, located on the east side of the property and flanked by Stewart and Ogden, will redefine the intersection of 4th and Ogden with clean-lin...
Cicero's Development Corporation | January 4, 2019
PLAINFIELD, IL, JANUARY 4, 2019 -- New Year is the perfect time to check-in on hotel design trends. While some of these trends may only create ripples, others will set off tidal waves. Taken as a whole, these trends underscore that hotel design is no longer the simple task of creating a nice place to stay; it is a science of fashioning a truly distinctive guest experience that flows seamlessly from check-in to sleeping, to working, to dining, to entertainment. According to Cicero's Development, one of the country's leading renovation contractors for the hospitatlity industry, here are six hotel trends emerging on the scene that ...
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