Saying Thanks: JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa offering SoFla’s teachers, first responders, military, discounts on bookings and amenities

Here’s a great deal from one of South Florida’s great resorts. As more people get vaccinated and again think about traveling, JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa in Aventura is offering special rates and other benefits to some of South Florida’s hardworking heroes who have been working nonstop during this challenging time. Offers can […]

The Goodtime Hotel Officially Opens on South Beach

The Goodtime Hotel – the first collaborative lifestyle hotel brand from David Grutman of Groot Hospitality and Pharrell Williams – has officially opened its doors on Miami Beach‘s Washington Avenue and 6th Street. The 266-room property promises an escapist, “transportive’’ atmosphere through its reimagined Art Deco aesthetic, which unwinds over nearly 100,000 square feet of public space. The Goodtime Hotel opens for […]

Learning through adversity: Loews Miami Beach Hotel Managing Director Mutlu Kucuk sees light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel

Looking back on the past 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic and all the uncertainty that went along with it, Mutlu Kucuk is succinct in his analysis: “It was a learning experience, obviously. One I wish I didn’t have to learn this way,’’ said Kucuk, managing director of the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, a landmark property […]

Big Game Bashes in South Florida

Ready for one more game? Here’s some ideal South Florida places for meals and libations (dine in and take out) on Super Bowl Sunday. 1Rooftop at 1 Hotel South Beach Private rooftop cabanas Details: Guests can watch from a poolside rooftop cabana, 18 stories up while overlooking South Beach’s oceanfront.  With its vast alfresco landscape […]