Paradise by Marriott, José Andrés, leading Letters to Santa Initiative

From the shores of the Caribbean and Mexico up to the North Pole, Paradise by Marriott is spreading holiday cheer this season with its “Letters to Santa’’ charity initiative. Consumers of all ages can participate by visiting to write a letter to Santa, and for every letter received, the Latin America/Caribbean resort cluster will donate $1 to World Central Kitchen, […]

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach opens as first Conrad “resort” in U.S.

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach ia 290 all-suite oceanfront resort on Fort Lauderdale’s exclusive North Beach, has officially opened. The first Conrad “resort’’ in the U.S., the Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach enlarges the Hilton brand’s footprint along the beachside corridor, with properties that include the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort and the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale […]

Four Seasons Resort Orlando debuts comprehensive practice facility at Tranquilo Golf Club

Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort has received a full renovation of its driving range, making it one of the most comprehensive practice facilities in Central Florida. The new $2.5 million practice facility encompasses 16 acres and has a layout ideal for a variety of skill levels. The practice facility is the […]

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. But “hidden gem’’ is what Diplomat Prime General Manager Michael […]

Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa shows off Florida Treasure Coast’s charm and history

There’s a new kid on tranquil Hutchinson Island, Fla., and he’s all grown up. The first resort to open on the historic barrier island near Stuart, Fla., in 20 years, Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa shows off the island’s charm and the history and heritage of Florida’s Treasure Coast. It’s a great place from […]

John Oates to highlight “Live at the Lake” concert series at Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee will present John Oates of the famed American rock duo, Hall & Oates, for the kick-off of the 2018 ‘Live at the Lake’’ concert series. The weekend of February 23 – 25 will be filled with classic Hall & Oates hits, new John Oates singles from his highly anticipated solo album, Arkansas, debuting […]

Thanksgiving with an ocean view at Neomi’s Grill at Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.

What could be better than Thanksgiving Day with an ocean view? Thanksgiving Brunch with an ocean view from  Executive Chef Kurtis Jantz and jazz from Eduardo Quintana at Neomi’s Grill at Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. http://www.trumpmiami The brunch will include buffet offerings, as well as locally-inspired selections imbued with a […]