Rosen Hotels & Resorts setting the pace for Global Meetings Industry Day on April 12.

It is an industry that contributes more to the U.S. national Gross Domestic Product than the air transportation, motion picture, sound recording, performing arts and spectator sport industries; an economic engine, creating hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in revenue. It is the meetings industry, and one of its leaders, Rosen Hotels […]

Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club and Lodge adding two-acre practice facility

  The Arnold Palmer Design Company, a golf course architecture firm under the Arnold Palmer Group, today announced that Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando will add an “extensive’’ two-acre short game facility and make improvements to the driving range. The Club and Lodge this past week hosted the annual Arnold Palmer Invitational presented […]

Luxurious Isolé Villas open in Orlando

Isolé Villas, a luxury private estate ideal for couples, families, corporate retreats, weddings and more, has officially opened in Orlando. Meticulously constructed and artfully designed from the ground up, the expansive 25,000-square-foot Isolé Villas features 15 suites, including two Presidential Suites and two Ambassador Suites, as well as 11 one-bedroom suites. Each are appointed with […]

Tranquilo Golf Club’s New practice facility “Four Seasons worthy” in Orlando

As golf works to re-define itself in efforts to maintain players and attract new players, practice facilities are becoming more prominent. Not necessarily the Topgolf model that basically is an entertainment complex that incorporates hitting bays, but the high-end practice facilities that serve as the “carrot’’ to attract serious players and players who might simply […]

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld debuts new meetings space

The world’s largest DoubleTree by Hilton – the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld – is now larger than ever. The 28-acre, 1,020-guestroom property adjacent to Sea World – has officially unveiled the addition of 40,000 square feet of conference center and event space indoor and outdoor for group business, meetings and special events last […]

Holiday roads from the Bahamas to Hawaii

For those looking for holiday (and beyond) travel opportunities, here’s some good cheer from some of my favorite golf resorts and destinations:   “Festive Memories” at Montage Palmetto Bluff — Bluffton, S.C. Available through Dec. 30, 2017 — rates starting at $350/night. Located within a 20,000-acre coastal nature preserve in the heart of South Carolina’s […]