Gobble up these Thanksgiving packages

  Looking for alternatives the same as usual Thanksgiving holiday? Here are some Turkey Day packages from some of my favorite resorts: The Uniquely Boca Holiday Package at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, features staff members that guide guests through the 356-acre South Florida property in order to take the perfect holiday […]

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts launches multi-sensory journeys

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, part of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), along with digital agency Mirum, has launched the first in a series of a multi-sensory journeys across InterContinental Hotels & Resorts properties around the world, to discover stories that will incite curiosity in audiences, broaden their minds, and take their imaginations to unexpected places. Mirum is […]

Salamander Spa, Tampa Bay debuts at Innisbrook Resort

Salamander Hotels & Resorts today debuted its rebranded and improved the spa at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla., guided by the vision of owner Sheila C. Johnson. http://www.innisbrookgolfresort.com/ Now called Salamander Spa, Tampa Bay, the Innisbrook spa (formerly known as Indaba) is part of Salamander’s growing portfolio of wellness properties. It features a new […]

Celebrate Day of the Dead at Cantina Beach at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

Dating back to over 3,000 years, ancient Mexican civilizations have celebrated the souls of the departed with festive gatherings, parades and private altars with offerings of food and beverage. This year, Cantina Beach at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami – my favorite SoFla Mexican restaurant – is celebrating and honoring the Dia de los Muertos […]

UNICO Hotel Riviera Maya name Bravo as Executive Chef of Cueva Siete

UNICO Hotel Riviera Maya has named Christian Bravo as Executive Chef of Cueva Siete — the property’s first rotating chef restaurant concept — that will pay homage to regional Yucatan dishes and provide guests with a modern and colorful dining experience. Chef Bravo comes to UNICO Hotel Riviera Maya with more than 11 years of industry experience. In […]

Sandvig named director of travel sales at Island Hotel Newport Beach

Island Hotel Newport Beach, a luxury coastal hotel in the heart of Orange County, California’s elite Newport Center, has named seasoned hotel executive Ron Sandvig as director of travel sales. In his new position, Sandvig will work with the hotel’s top travel partners, including Virtuoso, Signature and American Express, while continuing to build lasting client […]

Dallas’ Hotel Crescent Court names Kukulski as sales manager

Hotel Crescent Court – an iconic luxury hotel in Dallas’ vibrant Uptown – has announced the appointment of Jennifer Kukulski as Sales Manager. Kukulski will implement sales strategy plans and business development goals, while using customer focus to maximize revenue for this multi-faceted property. “With the upcoming $30 million renovation marking a new chapter for […]