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 – […]

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 […]

Gabby Reece, Laird Hamilton to conduct fitness classes at 1 Hotel South Beach

Here’s a way to prepare (or not) for Cinco de Mayo on May 5. Power couple and owners of XPT Experience, professional volleyball player Gabby Reece and world-renowned surfer Laird Hamilton, will host two complimentary workouts at 1 Hotel South Beach’s Spartan Gym on May 4.  https://www.1hotels.com/south-beach The first class will be XTP’s High Interval Training Workout led by Reece at 7 […]

Azabu Miami Beach launches Happy Hour menus

AZABU Miami Beach, South Beach’s newest Michelin-starred concept has launched a Happy Hour – or Kanpai Hour in Japanese – Sunday through Thursday from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Happy Hour drink menu will feature sake, highballs, cocktails, wine and draft beer. The food menu will feature edamame, chicken wings, shishito peppers, lobster tempura (my […]

Celebrate Earth Day in Miami

Earth Day is April 22 and Miami area hotels and destinations are celebrating. Here’s a look at some of the festivities. 1 Hotel South Beach, known for creating an ecologically friendly, sustainability focused environment, will host several conservation initiatives. These events and activations are part of 1 Hotel’s recently launched Earth Day Every Day campaign, […]

Mandarin Oriental, Miami debuts events-only space

The posh Mandarin Oriental, Miami has launched “Brickell Beach at Mandarin Oriental, Miami,’’ an exclusive 20,000 square foot events-only space. With the unique attribute of being the only beach located in Brickell, the al fresco venue is available throughout the day and evening and can host up to 500 guests. The 326-room hotel on Brickell Key […]