Scream for ice cream at Serendipity Creamery in Surfside, Fla.

The South Florida town of Surfside is fast becoming a culinary mecca. A prime example is Serendipity Creamery. The family-owned shop is the brainchild of longtime Surfside resident, Jessica Levison. Serendipity Creamery features 24 eclectic flavors, such as toasted coconut, pear riesling sorbet, pistachio, breakfast cereal, lychee sorbet, pecan pie, lavender orange and salted caramel. All ice cream and sorbets […]

Carl Emberson returning to Punta Mita as Director of Marketing & Operations

Carl Emberson, an esteemed figure in the hospitality industry with more than 30 years of experience operating some of Latin America’s most successful and celebrated resorts, has been named Director of Marketing & Operations of Punta Mita, a gated, 1,500-acre, master-planned resort community on the Riviera Nayarit. Emberson’s appointment marks his return to Punta Mita, where […]

Omni Amelia Island Plantation teaming with The Amelia Island Club Golf Channel Academy at Long Point

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, one of Florida’s top golf and family resorts, is partnering with  The Amelia Island Club Golf Channel Academy at Long Point to offer guests access to coaches and top-tier teaching facilities dedicated to improving players’ games. The Golf Channel Academy, located at Long Point golf course and directed by Ed […]

Salamander Hotels to open NOPSI Hotel, New Orleans on July 6

Nine decades after it was originally built to service the city’s needs, the historic headquarters of the former New Orleans Public Service Inc. (NOPSI) will re-open its doors on July 6 as the new, luxury NOPSI Hotel, New Orleans – a Salamander Hotel. Located in New Orleans’ Central Business District, the nine-story brick building was originally constructed in 1927 by the […]

Norwegian launches its first nonstop transatlantic flight from New York’s Hudson Valley

Norwegian, which bills itself as the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline and Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline, has launched its first nonstop transatlantic flight from Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, N.Y., to Edinburgh Airport in Scotland. This is the first of five routes that will operate from the airport. The airline’s other routes to Ireland, […]

Allen named GM at new Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

The newly-opened Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has named Scott Allen as general manager. Widely known and respected within the Hyatt family, Allen brings 28 years of experience and leadership to the 1,800-room resort on Nassau’s famed Cable Beach. The oceanfront property is the first hotel to open as part of the expansive Baha Mar Resort. Grand Hyatt […]