Charlestowne Hotels to manage The Bristol Hotel

Charlestowne Hotels will oversee the operations and management of The Bristol Hotel, a boutique hotel property opening in downtown Bristol, Va. Expanding the company’s portfolio of independent hotels and resorts, franchised properties and condo-hotels around the country, the eight-story, 65-room Bristol Hotel is currently under construction with an anticipated late summer 2017 opening. Charlestowne Hotels […]

W Edinburgh set to open in 2021

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. will debut the W Hotels brand in Scotland with W Edinburgh, set to open in 2021. Designed by award-winning architecture and interior design practice Jestico Whiles, in conjunction with Allan Murray Architects, the 12-story building will feature a unique façade crafted from a winding steel ‘ribbon’. W Edinburgh will […]

Meet at the Delano for brunch South Beach style

  With its white tower, crisp clean look and design, iconic swimming pool and nightlife, the Delano is the quintessential South Beach hotel. It’s an Art Deco classic (designed by Robert Swartburg) that’s been among South Beach’s more popular hotels for five decades ( “Meet you at the Delano’’ is a common phrase for locals […]

Authentic Asian cuisine at Echo on Palm Beach

Many ethnic restaurants use the word “authentic’’ to describe their cuisine, but let’s face it, few deliver on that description. Then there is Echo, the Asian cuisine eatery that’s part of The Breakers Palm Beach restaurant family ( Like everything Breakers related, Echo delivers above and beyond expectations in regards to quality, service and attention to detail. […]

Lowcountry service, charm, culture come together at Sanctuary Spa at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

  Kiawah Island Golf Resort is best known for golf – specifically Pete Dye’s legendary Ocean Course – but for those who visit this 10,000-acre island just 21 miles south of Charleston, S.C., and don’t take advantage of The Sanctuary Spa, they’re missing an experience that might even surpass a 280-yard drive down the middle of […]