architecture and design
Radical Innovation Announces 2022 Winners
Radical Innovation | October 24, 2022
NEW YORK, NY, October 24, 2022 – On October 18th, industry thought leaders, designers, architects, and real estate moguls gathered at the members-only Classic Car Club Manhattan for the 16th Annual Radical Innovation award ceremony and dinner. Eran Chen, Founding Principal and Executive Director of ODA Architecture and Design led the evening as the Master of Ceremonies, alongside Founder, John Hardy, and the esteemed jury. The three finalists, previously selected by the Design Jury flew from around the world to New York City to compete live. The presentations had audience members sitting on the edge of their seats, followed by a “sha...
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Reveals Its New Vision in Canada With Three Flagship Properties
Sheraton® Hotels & Resorts | April 12, 2022
The new look of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts is enlivened in Canada, signaling renewed optimism following one of the most challenging times for the travel sector. Sheraton, the most global brand within Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio, is debuting its new modernized look with extensive renovations at three flagship properties in Canada – Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, and Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel. These hotels join the growing number of properties around the world exemplifying the brand’s design transformation, with nearly 50 hotels expected to be completed by year’s e...
Four Seasons Hotel Houston Celebrates Ruby Anniversary With Completion of Multi-Year Transformation
Four Seasons Hotel Houston | April 12, 2022
Four Seasons Hotel Houston is celebrating its 40th anniversary with the completion of its multi-year, multi-million dollar transformation. The Hotel, which opened on April 15, 1982, has been a pillar of downtown Houston for 40 years, hosting locals, celebrities, politicians, business icons, and discerning guests from around the world. As the gathering place for locals and visitors alike, Four Seasons is just steps from leading entertainment and sports venues, and a short drive to Houston’s renowned Museum District. "There’s no better way to celebrate our 40th anniversary than with the completion of the Hotel’s magnificent...
Blue Sky Hospitality Solutions Completes Multimillion-Dollar Conversion Project of The DoubleTree by Hilton Front Royal Blue Ridge Shadows & Golf
Blue Sky Hospitality Solutions | April 7, 2022
FRONT ROYAL, VA — April 7, 2022 — Blue Sky Hospitality Solutions (BSHS) Management Company, one of the leading and fastest-growing operators in the United States, today announced the completion of phase one of the multimillion-dollar conversion of the Holiday Inn Front Royal to the DoubleTree by Hilton Front Royal Blue Ridge Shadows & Golf Course in Front Royal, Va. The 124 rooms and suites hotel was completely refreshed with a new lobby, front desk and lobby level and guest room corridors. Additionally, all guest rooms were outfitted with digital key locks and received new mattresses and SMART TVs. The hotel is owned by Navika ...
Boutique Hotel The Georges Acquires Neighboring Sheridan Livery Building
The Georges | April 7, 2022
LEXINGTON, VA – April 7, 2022 – The Georges, an award-winning boutique hotel in Lexington, Virginia, announced today it has acquired the neighboring Sheridan Livery Building, currently the home of the Tonic Restaurant and Inn. This addition will expand The Georges from 21 guest rooms to 33 and provide more banquet and event space to benefit guests and the community. Dating back to 1887, the historic Sheridan Livery Building originally served as a horse stable and stagecoach depot and has an important place in Main Street Lexington’s history. The Georges’ owner Ann Parker Gottwald will lead the hotel’s renovation with the same r...
Hilton Expands Presence in Japan’s Cultural Capital With Signing of Hilton Kyoto
Hilton Hotels & Resorts | April 6, 2022
TOKYO, Japan and MCLEAN, VA - April 6, 2022 - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement with Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. to launch Hilton Kyoto in 2024. The property will be Hilton’s first flagship-branded hotel in Japan’s cultural capital, a popular destination for both international and domestic travelers. “We are delighted to partner with Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. to bring Hilton’s flagship brand to Kyoto. This is the third hotel development inked by Hilton in Kyoto, following the opening of ROKU KYOTO, LXR Hotels & Resorts last year, and Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma which i...
Construction Underway for Caesars Republic Scottsdale in Arizona
HCW Development | April 4, 2022
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - April 4, 2022 - National real estate development and property management company, HCW, is excited to announce above-ground construction is currently underway for the highly anticipated Caesars Republic Scottsdale luxury brand hotel. The 11-story, 265-room hotel is on schedule to open in Q1 2024. Prior to its opening, Caesars Republic Scottsdale is now accepting reservations for its indoor/outdoor event spaces that offers a one-of-a-kind experience unlike any other hotel in the Valley of the Sun with best-in-class amenities. Booking inquiries for Q2 2024 can be made directly on the website, caesarsrepublicscottsdale.com...
Diriyah Gate Development Authority Plans New Armani Hotel in Diriyah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Armani Hotels & Resorts | April 4, 2022
MILAN – April 4, 2022 – Armani Hotels & Resorts and Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) announce plans for a signature Armani Hotel to be built in the city of Diriyah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, an area set to become an extraordinary international cultural and lifestyle destination inspired by the rich heritage of the country. With resemblance to Armani Hotels & Resorts’ current hotels in Dubai and Milan, the property will be managed by Emaar Hospitality Group. The 300 year-old site located just 15 minutes from Riyadh is the birthplace of the Kingdom and the capital of the First Saudi State. The area is home to the UNESCO...
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