Darin Riggio new director of sales and marketing at Reunion Resort

Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila Johnson, has appointed Darin Riggio as director of sales and marketing at Reunion Resort near Orlando. Riggio will oversee the  property’s sales and marketing strategies, including driving business, revenue and overall brand awareness to the resort.  www.ReunionResort.com. Riggio joins Reunion Resort from Hyatt Regency […]

Ole’ to National Tequila Day on July 24

Looking for a place (or places) to celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24? Here are a couple of my favorites: The Galley at Hilton West Palm Beach Mixologist Hauk Cornell will serve a Watermelon Sour featuring a combination of top-shelf tequila, fresh watermelon, lime juice, honey syrup, and egg white. The spicy Speakeasy will […]

Mauna Lani Resort offering Big Island golf vacation package

Fairmont Orchid, a 32-acre oceanfront four-diamond resort on the Big Island’s majestic Kohala Coast, has partnered with Mauna Lani Resort’s North and South golf courses to create Hawai’i’s premier golf vacation package. And in case you are wondering, the Kohala Coast, where Fairmont Orchid and Mauna Lani Resort’s courses are located, is on the opposite […]

Got your goat: Silvies Valley Ranch opens McVeigh’s Gauntlet course

The seven-hole challenge course at Silvies Valley Ranch – McVeigh’s Gauntlet – in Silvies, Ore., has opened for play featuring the Silvies Valley Ranch Goat Caddies. The opening ceremony was led by Silvies Valley Ranch Vice President of Livestock & Guest Services Colby Marshall, and included remarks by course architect Dan Hixon and Seamus Golf Owner and Founder Akbar […]

New Managing Partners at Ouzo Bay in Boca Raton

Atlas Restaurant Group has made a management change at its Ouzo Bay restaurant in Boca Raton’s Mizner Park. www.ouzobay.com. Hospitality veterans Laura Huron and Brian Bagley have been named Managing Partners of the its Mediterranean-themed restaurant. Huron and Bagley have key positions for 23 years and eight years, respectively, with Dennis Max and Mizner Park’s […]

Screaming for National Ice Cream Day

Screaming for ice cream on July 15, National Ice Cream Day? Here’s some great South Florida locations for celebrate: Venue: Planta South Beach Offering: Charcoal Soft Serve Description: Planta South Beach is serving up their very own charcoal soft serve ice cream that completes any of Planta’s signature vegetarian options, such as the Planta burger. The charcoal soft […]