Gates Hotel South Beach unveils new look along Collins Ave.

The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton, located on Miami’s famed Collins Avenue, has unveiled the completion of a renovation of its public areas to include a re-conceptualization and redesign of the entrance, lobby bar and lounge, and destination pool deck as well as re-imagined guestrooms. The Gates collaborated with awarding-winning architects and lighting […]

Island Hotel Newport Beach changes name to Fashion Island Hotel

Reinforcing and reflecting its connection to the greater Fashion Island area, Island Hotel Newport Beach has changed its name to Fashion Island Hotel. “Adding ‘fashion’ to the hotel name bolsters the alignment between these two important properties while emphasizing Fashion Island as an iconic and luxury destination,” said Ralph Grippo, president of Irvine Company Resort […]

Interstate Hotels & Resorts strikes deal to acquire management of 82 properties

Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a global leader in third-party hotel management, has entered into an agreement to acquire the management agreements of 82 premium-branded, select- and full-service hotels, plus one restaurant, from White Lodging.  Interstate Hotels said today that the transaction is anticipated to close by the end of January 2018, at which time it […]

Diplomat Prime a gem of a steakhouse at Diplomat Beach Resort

It’s a bit unusual to hear Diplomat Prime – the signature steakhouse at the historic Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Fla., referred to as a “hidden gem.’’  After all, Diplomat Prime has been one of South Florida’s top steakhouses for more than 16 years. http://www.diplomatprime.com/ But “hidden gem’’ is what Diplomat Prime General Manager Michael […]

Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach will celebrate 16th Miami Art Week

Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach returns to Miami Art Week for the 16th year, celebrating its claim to fame as a “hot-spot” for artists, collectors, and exhibitors from around the globe. This year, the hotel will continue the tradition with its ongoing series “SagamoreisArt,’’ presenting URBAN LEGENDS, a curated selling exhibit showcasing the works of iconic […]