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 […]

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 […]

Experience Los Cabos at Pueblo Bonito Resorts

From beds on the beach to fireside clam roasts, tequila tastings to teeing it up on one of the world’s most spectacular golf courses, Pueblo Bonito Resorts in Los Cabos, notably the Pacifica and Sunset Beach properties, offer something for everyone – along with indulgences that might only be found  in Los Cabos. Pueblo Bonito […]

Hipotels launching Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa in October

Hipotels, a leading Spanish hotel group recognized for an eclectic portfolio of 29 properties across Spain, is launching Haven Resorts & Spas – an adults-only, all-inclusive luxury hotel brand – with Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa. http://www.havenresorts.com Scheduled to open in October 2018 and only a 15-minute drive from Cancun International Airport, Haven Riviera […]

Hemingway and beyond at Key West

Let’s set the record straight about Key West. Despite its reputation, the Conch Republic is more than  Duval Street, Mallory Square, Captain Tony’s Saloon and Sloppy Joe’s Bar. Sure, each has contributed to Key West’s fame (and infamy), but the Southernmost island in the U.S. has a lot of history and culture to share. In […]

Party hardy in South Florida for the Fourth of July

South Florida really doesn’t need another excuse to party. But what the heck? It’s nearing the Fourth of July, so it’s my patriotic duty to provide you with some of my favorite SoFla party spots. 1 Hotel South Beach  Miami Beach Specialty drinks and patriotic slushies from Tito’s vodka are just the beginning of what 1 […]

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country gets a new look

One of my favorite Southwest resorts – the  JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa – has refreshed its restaurants and lobby spaces.  Inspired by the Texas Hill Country and the resort’s scenic and natural surroundings, the new design, created by the design firm Seifert Murphy, reflects its regional surroundings throughout the resort. Located […]