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Concord Hospitality Plans Winter Opening of The Ben West Palm Following Renovation and Rebranding

The Ben West Palm | August 15, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- August 15, 2019 -- West Palm Beach’s highly anticipated hotel, The Ben West Palm, is slated for a Winter opening and is now accepting wedding and group business for 2020. Part of Autograph Collection, Marriott International’s newest collection of independent, characterful hotels, The Ben is the focal point of Flagler Banyan Square, a 3.5-acre mixed-use waterfront development in downtown West Palm Beach. Owned and operated by Concord Hospitality, The Ben is located at 251 Narcissus Avenue, only steps away from buzzing Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach, and a short drive from PBI airport. The Ben...

Thompson Toronto to Undergo Transformation to 1 Hotel Toronto Set to Debut Summer 2020

1 Hotels | August 15, 2019

NEW YORK -- August 15, 2019 -- Barry Sternlicht, 1 Hotels Founder and CEO & Chairman of Starwood Capital Group, announced plans today for its newest property, 1 Hotel Toronto, inspired by Canada'snatural beauty, the vibrant character of King Street West and the Torontomarketplace. The hotel is being developed in partnership with Mohari Hospitality, a global real estate investment company and owner of the building which is currently operated as the Thompson Toronto. The downtown property will undergo an extensive transformation into a relaxing luxury sustainable 1 retreat. 1 Hotels brings its sustainable vision to life by incorpora...

$37 Million Rebrand of Landmark Curacao Marriott Beach Resort Nears Completion

Marriott Hotels | August 14, 2019

(CURAÇAO) August 14, 2019 – The $37 million renovation of a landmark 328-room beach hotel in Curacao is set for completion by fall 2019, breathing new life into the property, impeccably positioned on six acres of prime oceanfront real estate. The transformation of the Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino to the elegantly stylish Curacao Marriott Beach Resort, promises to bring a fresh feeling of luxury and excitement to an island regarded as the ultimate vacation destination for diving, outdoor recreation, and relaxing under the famous Caribbean sun. Upon completion, the hotel, which was purchased in 2017 by Piscamara Beac...

Catalina Island Company Unveils New 95-Room Hotel Atwater Following Extensive Transformation of Historic Property

August 13, 2019

AVALON, Calif., Aug. 13, 2019 -- The Catalina Island Company announces the reopening of the historic Hotel Atwater following a total transformation, bringing an exciting new guest experience to the beautiful seaside town of Avalon, just off the Southern California coast on Catalina Island. On the cusp of its 100th anniversary, the completely revitalized property, which originally opened in 1920, offers modern amenities and a revamped design while preserving its roots as part of the Wrigley family legacy. "Hotel Atwater was the first major project undertaken by chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. after he purchased the Catalina Island...

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel Completes Multi-Million Dollar Guest Room Renovation

RENAISSANCE BALTIMORE HARBORPLACE HOTEL | August 6, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD -- August 6, 2019 -- The Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, one of Baltimore’s most popular Inner Harbor hotels, has just completed a multi-million dollar renovation, it was announced by Chris Madoo, General Manager. The five-month renovation project for this Baltimore luxury hotel focused on a complete redo of the hotel’s 622 guest rooms and suites including wall covering, carpeting, bedding, furnishings, and decorative items. The design features a calming palette of grays and blues. Guests will find supreme connectivity at their fingertips with multiple power and USB outlets to charge devices as well as 55-inch H...

Hospitality Properties Trust Opens Radisson Hotel Sunnyvale -Silicon Valley Following Multimillion Dollar Renovation

Radisson | August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019 -- Radisson, one of the best-recognized hotel brands, announced today the opening of Radisson Hotel Sunnyvale -Silicon Valley. The hotel, previously a Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, underwent an extensive renovation to join the Radisson portfolio.It is now the only newly renovated full-service hotel in the city of Sunnyvale. Guests can now enjoy a contemporary look and feel featuring the new Radisson design, focusing on providing a comfortable and natural environment and creating experiences that center around social spaces. The renovations include a lobby transformation with stylish furnishings, updated guest rooms, m...

Hotel Equities Opens Adaptive Reuse 146-Room Home2 Suites by Hilton in Marietta, Georgia

Hotel Equities | August 1, 2019

Atlanta, GA -- August 1, 2019 -- Today, Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (HE) announced the opening of the Home2 Suites by Hilton-Marietta, GA, located at 2168 Kingston Court. The 146-room all-suite hotel offers 1,400 square feet of meeting and event space. Owners at Marietta Hotel Investments, LLC, undertook a complete building restoration to actualize their vision for the new, custom hotel. Hotel Equities will operate the hotel. Perry Nichols leads the team as the general manager, alongside Treasure Williams, director of sales and Corbin Tipton, assistant general manager. The new hotel is one of six Home2 Suites-branded hotels in HE’s ...

PM Hotel Group Opens Philadelphia Marriott Old City Following Renovation and Rebranding of Former Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill

PM Hotel Group | July 29, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2019—The Philadelphia Marriott Old City today announced it now is open and welcoming guests as the city’s newest hotel in a flag-raising ceremony celebrating its conversion from the former Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill.  Operated by PM Hotel Group, one of the nation’s leading hotel management companies, the hotel has completed phase one of a multi-million dollar, total renovation, including the city’s introduction to the new elevated concierge lounge experience, M Club. “This hotel has been an important member of the community for more than three decades,” said Jeremy Costa, hotel general manager. “...

Pendry Hotels & Resorts to Begin Construction of Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf

Pendry Hotels & Resorts | July 25, 2019

ORANGE COUNTY, CALIF. (July 25, 2019) – Pendry Hotels & Resorts, today announced its further expansion into the Mid-Atlantic with Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf. The 140,000-square-foot hospitality development located within Phase 2 of The Wharf, is set to begin construction this summer. This new addition to The Wharf will bring the Pendry Hotels & Resorts refined sense of modern-day luxury hospitality to the waterfront neighborhood in 2022. Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf represents the expanding hospitality brand’s first property in the nation’s capital, featuring 131 guestrooms, including 34 suites; three food a...

Hyatt Expands Into The Heart Of The Colorado Rockies With New 285-Room Grand Hyatt Hotel In Vail, Colorado

Grand Hyatt | July 25, 2019

CHICAGO (July 25, 2019) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today the opening of the luxury Grand Hyatt Vail, marking the second Grand Hyatt hotel in Colorado and the first in a U.S. mountain resort destination. The 285-room ski-in/ski-out resort sits at the base of the iconic Vail Mountain on the banks of Gore Creek and offers guests their own ski lift, Chair 20, for convenient access to world-class skiing and snowboarding. Located in the heart of Vail Valley within the Cascade Village neighborhood, the hotel features bold, vibrant architecture inspired by its scenic locale and welcoming service, with exclusive amenities ideal...

The Hyatt Centric Brand Debuts in Mexico With the Opening of Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon

Hyatt Centric | July 25, 2019

CHICAGO (July 25, 2019) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) today announced the opening of the 140-room Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon, marking the Hyatt Centric brand’s entry into Mexico. Hyatt Centric Campestre Leon is the latest hotel to join the global Hyatt Centric portfolio that is designed for a growing segment of savvy explorers seeking shareable moments to inspire others. The Hyatt Centric brand currently has 26 properties across 12 countries, including the U.S., Chile, Peru, Uruguay, France, Japan, Spain and more. Situated within Puerta Bajio, a leading mixed-use development in Leon’s “Golden Zone” area, the city’s epicen...

The Hotel Group Completes Renovation of Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown

The Hotel Group | July 24, 2019

Seattle, WA, July 24, 2019 — The Hotel Group (THG), a leading national hotel management and investment company, announced today the completion of the Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown’s transformational renovation. With newly redesigned public spaces and guestrooms, featuring the innovative WorkLife model, the Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown thoughtfully and intentionally provides the best possible guest experience.  Geared towards business and pleasure travelers, the hotel effortlessly provides a space perfectly fitting each guest’s needs.  In addition to a refreshed Grab and Go Market, the hotel unveiled a brand-new dining conce...

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas Makes Its Return Following $100 Million Renovation

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company | July 19, 2019

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (July 19, 2019) – Marking a new era in its legacy, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas is reopening its doors December 2019, following a period of extensive enhancements. The all-encompassing $100 million project includes fully reimagined and redesigned public spaces, rooms and suites, event and meeting space, and dining venues inclusive of a new culinary concept. Situated on 30 acres of cascading grounds, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas will have a refreshed look and feel, introducing a pristine white palette with splashes of color inspired by the sparkling sea and a renovated landscape filled with lush tropical pl...

Country Inn & Suites Opens Hotel in Sevierville, TN Following a Multimillion Dollar Renovation

Country Inn & Suites | July 19, 2019

Minneapolis (July 19, 2019) - Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, a leading upper midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Sevierville, TN located at 2863 Winfield Dunn Parkway. The hotel’s opening follows a multimillion dollar renovation featuring the brand’s modern designs with updated interiors and spacious guest rooms and suites. Conveniently located off Interstate 40, the hotel makes for an ideal home base for guests traveling to major cities like Knoxville and Pigeon Forge, as well as nearby attractions such as Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood and NASCAR SpeedPark Smo...

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and Margaritaville Holdings Bringing First Margaritaville Island Resort to West Coast

Margaritaville | July 15, 2019

San Diego, Ca. July 15, 2019 – Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) and Margaritaville Holdings today announced the global lifestyle brand’s first west coast resort in San Diego, California. The Margaritaville Island Resort San Diego is expected to open in 2020. Located on the 44-acre Vacation Island in Mission Bay, just 10 minutes from downtown San Diego, the site of the resort is currently home to Paradise Point Resort & Spa. Following extensive renovations and conversion of the existing property estimated at approximately $35 million, the Margaritaville Island Resort San Diego will feature 462 casita-style single-story guestrooms...

Park Inn by Radisson Orlando Converts to Days Inn by Wyndham Hotel

AD1 Global | July 9, 2019

Hollywood, FL, July 9, 2019 -- The former Park Inn by Radisson Resort & Conference Center - Orlando is now the Days Inn by Wyndham Kissimmee - Celebration and will be converted into a full-service Wyndham resort in 2020, following a series of multimillion-dollar renovations and improvements to the property. “We’re looking forward to the incredible changes that will be coming,” said Rob Pici, General Manager of the Days Inn by Wyndham Kissimmee - Celebration. “With 436 newly updated rooms, upgraded banquet facilities with 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, an on-site Starbucks, a splash pad and an indoor playground, this resort wi...

The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa Unveils Multimillion-Dollar Resort-Wide Renovation

Westin Hotels & Resorts | July 3, 2019

LAS VEGAS, July 3, 2019 -- The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa has unveiled a multimillion-dollar resort-wide renovation, with special attention paid to upgrading its guest rooms, restaurants and meeting space. The 493-room desert oasis resort, just 17 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, brings the colors and textures of the surrounding landscape into guest rooms and public spaces, allowing travelers to experience the benefits of biophilic design before they step foot outside. Guest rooms and suites have been updated with new furniture, flooring, artwork and lighting, while bathrooms have new showers, countertops, flooring and fixtures....

Schulte Hospitality Group Opens Embassy Suites by Hilton Auburn Hills Following Renovation

Embassy Suites by Hilton | July 2, 2019

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. and MCLEAN, Va. - Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT), announced today the opening of a newly renovated hotel located in the Detroit area. Owned and operated by Schulte Hospitality Group, the hotel is perfectly situated to allow guests easy access to businesses, shopping and entertainment. Embassy Suites by Hilton prides itself on offering guests an approachable and stress-free experience at each of its spacious, all-suite hotel properties. Fresh off a modern renovation of the Hilton Suites Auburn Hills hotel, the newly branded Embassy Suites by Hilton Auburn Hil...

AJ Capital Partners Acquires The Franklin Hotel in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

AJ Capital Partners | July 1, 2019

Chapel Hill, N.C. – Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners announced today that it has acquired The Franklin Hotel in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The hotel will run independently as The Franklin Hotel prior to and during renovations, which will begin in January 2020. Once completed in April 2020, the five-story, 70-key hotel will debut as Graduate Chapel Hill, part of the Graduate Hotels® collection. Prominently positioned on Franklin Street, the bustling main thoroughfare of downtown Chapel Hill, the hotel will offer direct access to the city’s top restaurants, bars and shops, as well as the picturesque University of North Carol...

Pyramid Hotel Group Completes $30 Million Renovation of Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco

Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf | June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019 (SAN FRANCISCO) — Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf, a reimagined destination hotel offering outstanding service and inspired amenities, is pleased to announce the completion of its $30 million property redesign which includes a reconfigured lobby and bar, upgrades to all 531 guest rooms and suites, and the addition of a Sheraton Club Lounge. Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf is the first and only Marriott property in the area to offer a Club Lounge experience and combined lobby and bar concept to guests. Also part of the renovation is the opening of Northpoint Bar & Restaurant, an extension of the hotel’s redesigned lobby experie...

Urban Commons Unveils World’s Largest Holiday Inn Resort With $27.5 Million Renovation Investment

Urban Commons | June 26, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla., June 26, 2019 -- Urban Commons, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment and development firm, has announced the successful rebranding of the former Nickelodeon Suites Resort to the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites and Waterpark with a completed $27.5 million renovation. As part of a vision to broaden the hotel's seasonality and guest profile, the full-scale transformation extends across the waterpark and food and beverage spaces, introducing the world's largest Holiday Inn-branded resort to Orlando. Urban Commons acquired the Holiday Inn Orlando Suites and Waterpark in 2014 and with renovations now completed, revenue is an...

AD1 Global’s Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway to Unveil Newly Renovated Hotel

AD1 Global | June 19, 2019

Hollywood, FL, June 19, 2019 -- AD1 Global’s Candlewood Suites Fort Myers-Sanibel Gateway is ready to unveil their newly renovated extended-stay hotel. After a full year of renovations, the property’s public spaces and condo-style guest rooms featuring full kitchens are ready for guests to enjoy. “We’re excited to finally show everyone what our team has been working hard on for the past year,” said AD1 Global President Daniel Berman. “We’ve completely transformed and updated this property to bring maximum comfort and satisfaction to our guests.” The hotel underwent a full renovation (as per IHG’s brand standards) that ...

Illinois’ Chicago Marriott Schaumburg Launches Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg | June 17, 2019

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 2019) – Chicago Marriott Schaumburg, 50 N. Martingale Rd., Schaumburg, has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property is elegantly updated to revitalize the guest experience from check-in to checkout with reimagined meeting spaces and a transformed lobby with a revolutionary Great Room. Chicago Marriott Schaumburg also features an all-new MClub Lounge, fully remodeled indoor and outdoor pools, refreshed restaurant and bar with an elevated food and beverage menu, innovative and new guest rooms and state-of-the-art health club. “It is exciting to be in t...

Urban Commons Completes Two-Year Multi-Million Dollar Renovation of 311-Room Sheraton Pasadena Hotel

Sheraton Pasadena | June 12, 2019

PASADENA, CA (June 12, 2019) — The Sheraton Pasadena Hotel has completed a two-year multi-million dollar renovation, it was announced today by Carlos Mendoza, General Manager. The hotel, which is adjacent to the Pasadena Convention Center, now offers the most recently renovated accommodations, public areas, and meeting space of any property within easy reach of the Convention Center campus. The property is owned by Urban Commons. According to Mr. Mendoza, the comprehensive refurbishment project which was accomplished by Gensler Design and Luna Construction, entailed renovation of the entire 311-room hotel including all guest rooms and su...

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