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 […]

High-flying 25th anniversary celebration at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club, the hotel has created an ultra-luxe offer aptly named “Heli-va-Game.” The package takes guests to explore the most exclusive Whistler glaciers via helicopter – each with a golf club in hand. Now that’s a celebration. After checking in at Whistler’s ultimate luxury hotel, Fairmont Chateau […]

Mission Inn Resort & Club doubles on its golf package

Looking for a Central Florida golf getaway with some history attached? Two award-winning golf courses at one of Florida’s iconic resorts with zero limitations on daily play adds up to one spectacular golf getaway at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the Hills, just 35 minutes northwest of Orlando. Mission Inn Resort & Club’s appeal begins with […]

Orlando World Center Marriott launches modular hydroponic vegetable production system

Orlando World Center Marriott has launched “HyCube,’’ a modular hydroponic vegetable production system in partnership with Eco Convergence Group Inc., an Orlando-based engineering and technology development company focusing on sustainability. The resort (the world’s largest Marriott at 2,009 rooms) says the HyCube’s data-driven, precisely controlled, patent-pending hydroponic system is constructed in an illuminated modern structure next to […]

Salazar new senior VP of food and beverage for Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Interstate Hotels & Resorts – a leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – has appointed Fernando Salazar to the newly-created position of senior vice president of food and beverage. “As Interstate Hotels & Resorts continues to evolve as the leader in hotel management, we’re expanding our team to be best in class and add value for our hotel owners,” said Mike Deitemeyer, president […]

Salamander Hotels & Resorts names Slavonia as chief sales/marketing officer

Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila Johnson, has named Tracey Slavonia as its new chief sales and marketing officer. Slavonia will oversee corporate strategic sales, marketing and revenue management initiatives for the company’s growing portfolio. The Salamander Signature Collection includes Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA; The Henderson in Destin, FL; NOPSI Hotel in New Orleans; and Hotel Bennett, opening in […]