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Crescent Hotels & Resorts Adds Sarasota Modern Hotel to Latitudes Collection

Crescent Hotels & Resorts | December 10, 2019

Crescent Hotels & Resorts adds Sarasota Modern Hotel to Latitudes Collection Sarasota, FL -- December 10, 2019) -- The Sarasota Modern, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, will join Crescent Hotels & Resorts “Latitudes” collection of lifestyle resorts. Crescent & Latitudes, based in Fairfax, Virginia is a nationally recognized operator of major hotels and resorts throughout the United States and Canada. An architectural fixture of the Rosemary District just steps from downtown Sarasota, the boutique hotel has created a series of micro-paradises that challenge the conventions of hospitality, delivering highly curated living experi...

The Guestbook Releases New White Paper, “Understanding Boutique Aficionados,” Analyzing Experiential Traveler Preferences and Booking Beha

The Guestbook | December 10, 2019

Cash back rewards innovator The Guestbook examines experiential travel market, helping boutique hoteliers harness actionable insights to drive direct bookings LOS ANGELES — December 10, 2019 — The Guestbook, the world's largest rewards program for independent and boutique hotels, today announces the release of a new white paper, entitled “Understanding Boutique Aficionados.” This informative new white paper breaks down the specific booking and travel behaviors shared by two distinct segments of experiential travelers and reveals insights collected by The Guestbook through a national research study, which surveyed 1,031 Americans ov...

Greenwood Hospitality Inks Management Deal with Inns of Monterey for Five Boutique Hotels in Coastal Monterey, California

Greenwood Hospitality | December 4, 2019

Monterey, CA, December 3, 2019 – Greenwood Hospitality Group, a full-service third party hotel management company, has assumed management of five hotels in Monterey, California: the Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa, the Spindrift Inn, the Wave Street Inn, the Victorian Inn, and the Monterey Bay Inn. All five properties are owned by boutique hotel collection Inns of Monterey. “These five properties represent some of the most vibrant and expressive hotels in the Monterey hotel market, and we are honored to add them to our portfolio,” said Bill Kohl, Principal at Greenwood Hospitality Group. “We are excited for the future of this fa...

The Cabot Lodge boutique hotel already thriving in downtown Beverly

November 4, 2019

BEVERLY — It's only been a couple weeks since The Cabot Lodge began welcoming guests, but the boutique hotel is already seeing much success in downtown Beverly. "The guests have been over the moon about this place and the concept," said Annie Brown Coe, owner and head of house. "We had 85 percent occupancy on day one. ... It's a total sigh of relief that it's working with living, breathing people." The custom-built hotel, which features 13 rooms that each have their own private bathroom with walk-in shower, officially opened on Oct. 20. "What's wild is we've already had people come here from around the world," Coe said, noting that...

Life House to Open North Denver’s First Boutique Hotel and Hostel in Early 2020

September 6, 2019

Walk a few blocks in any direction in Lower Highland, and you’re sure to come across a coffee shop or cafe or retail store. But traverse the same postcard picture of a Denver neighborhood, and you’d be hard-pressed to find any vacation lodging outside Airbnb rentals. By early 2020, the first boutique hotel of its kind will open in north Denver, and over the next five years, the venture capital-backed brand Life House has plans to build as many as 10 similar small hotels in neighborhoods around the city. “(Lower Highland) is obviously rich in history and culture,” said Rami Zeidan, Life House’s New York-based CEO and founder. ...

BLLA’s Stay Boutique Live – Investment Edition

Stay Boutique™ | June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 - New York - Stay Boutique Live - the Investment Edition review.  The decision to invest starts with an informed or instinctual confidence in future positive returns. Showcased at the 2019 Stay Boutique Investment Conference, there are abundant reasons to 
believe in the fast-evolving community of boutique ideas, products, and services. Held on June 5th at the Times Center in New York City, the seventh annual edition of the one-day event,
 produced by the Boutique and Lifestyle Leaders Association (BLLA), was as fearless and 
disruptive as the boutique space itself. Heralding the boutique movement as "a new cultural...

Next Wednesday – Celebrated Boutique Investment Conference by BLLA

Stay | May 31, 2019

Stay Boutique Live, the Investment Edition, the only conference designed by and for the boutique community, will be held at the Times Center in New York, New York on June 5, 2019, powered by BLLA. Stay Boutique Live, the Investment Edition will feature incomparable networking opportunities amongst members of the boutique community as well as a selection of established speakers on-stage. Registration is open until the morning of June 5th. The conference begins with a networking breakfast at 9am. Unlike the average hospitality conference, Stay Boutique Live powered by BLLA boasts a relaxed, intimate atmosphere conducive to the development of...

20th Century New York Mansion Joins The Ascend Hotel Collection

May 21, 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 21, 2019 -- The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a portfolio of unique, boutique, and historic hotels and resorts that reflect their surrounding community, now has a century-old mansion in Johnson City, N.Y., among its members. Traditions at the Glen has welcomed the likes of Dwight Eisenhower, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Bing Crosby to its halls, and today, invites all guests to experience its distinguished legacy. The 41-room Traditions at the Glen is located at 4101 Watson Blvd. along the Susquehanna River and 18-hole championship fairways once played by golf legends Ben Hogan a...

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