Grand Hyatt Baha Mar opens 24th restaurant

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has opened its 24th restaurant –  3 Tides Fish House – a 220-seat eatery that serves a diverse array of seafood dishes utilizing locally and sustainably sourced fish in support of sustainable Bahamian fishing practices. Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is a luxury resort located on the island of New Providence in Nassau. Led by Chef […]

Speers new VP of operations at Salamander Hotels & Resorts

Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila Johnson, has appointed John Speers as its new vice president of operations. Prior to joining Salamander, Speers was senior vice president at Capital Properties where he oversaw a collection of luxury properties including the Chatham Bars Inn in Chatham, MA, and the Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michael’s, MD. Speers also served as […]

Interstate Hotels & Resorts names Wylie as head of eCommerce

Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a top name in hotel and resort management, has named Mike Wylie as head of eCommerce. “Hiring thought leaders such as Mike is a crucial strategy to give us a competitive advantage,” said Mike Deitemeyer, president and CEO of Interstate Hotels & Resorts. “With 20-years in digital marketing, his experience will propel us ahead of […]

Loews Miami Beach Hotel’s Tonarelli new Chairman of Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association

The Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA) has named Alex Tonarelli, Managing Director of Loews Miami Beach Hotel, as its 2018-2019 Chairman of the Board.  Additionally, and to commemorate the organization’s recent centennial in 2017, the GMBHA has appointed several new Executive Board and Board of Directors members: Florencia Tabeni, MDM Group – […]

Charlestowne Hotels names Philipp VP of operations

Charlestowne Hotels has named Gavin Philipp as vice president of operations. Philipp originally joined the Charlestowne team in 2013 as a regional director of operations, overseeing various flagship properties in the company’s hometown of Charleston, SC. It was under his leadership that The Spectator Hotel was awarded the coveted title of number one hotel in […]

Hyatt Regency Stonebriar breaks ground in Frisco, Texas

The Hyatt Regency Stonebriar has broken ground in Frisco, Texas at Stonebriar Centre. The 18-story, 303-room hotel will feature a parking garage, conference center, and a city library. The hotel, developed by Sam Moon Group, will be attached to the Stonebriar Centre mall on the second floor. The project features a 54,585 square-foot conference center, including a […]

Palat Miami restaurant opens in Design District

Palat Miami has opened in the trendy Buena Vista/Design District of Miami. The latest restaurant concept from Aldo Lamberti, one of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia’s more prolific restaurateurs, represents the first of the Aldo Lamberti Family of Restaurantsto open outside of southeastern Pennsylvania and the New Jersey area. Palat Miami’s diverse menu was created […]