Three-in-One Resorts World Las Vegas set to open June 24

Resorts World Las Vegas, the first ground-up resort development on the Las Vegas Strip in more than a decade, will officially open its doors on June 24. Through a historic partnership with Hilton, Resorts World Las Vegas will feature 3,500 guest rooms and suites from three premium Hilton brands – the largest multi-brand deal in Hilton’s history – […]

Hard Rock Hotels Goes Unleashed for Pets

  Hard Rock Hotels has a new program geared toward guests’ pets. The “Unleashed’’ program was created in collaboration with hotel experts, partners, and pet owners to guarantee the program provides guests and pets with the best practices and standards possible. “It is of paramount importance that our guests feel at home during their stay […]

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 […]

Delta Hotels by Marriott Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites opens in Virginia Beach

Delta Hotels by Marriott Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites, an all-suite, 295-room property in Virginia Beach, Va., has opened on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. The nine-story features efficiently designed one- and two-bedroom suites, a signature restaurant with an expansive outdoor patio, meeting and event capabilities, and lifestyle amenities such as a Bayfront pool, private beach and […]

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 […]

The Gordon hotel opens as another cultural cornerstone in Eugene, Ore.

The Gordon, Eugene, Oregon’s newest hotel, has opened in the expanded 5th Street Public Market – the cultural cornerstone of the community. The 82-room property offers guests opportunities to connect with artists and makers, with perks such as local beer/wine/ice cream at check in, ongoing lobby programming, cruiser bikes for exploring, tasting maps for navigating the market’s […]

A look at some package deals at Miami Beach hotels

  With travel restrictions lifting and COVID-19 vaccines increasing daily, there are plenty of good staycation opportunities and last-minute trips to Miami Beach. Here’s a look at a few: The Betsy Hotel: One of my favorite SoFla luxury boutique hotels, The Betsy, anchors the quiet end of Ocean Drive. Many of its rooms have balconies […]

Treehouse Hotel coming to Downtown Miami in 2023

SH Hotels & Resorts, an affiliate of global private investment firm Starwood Capital Group led by Chairman and CEO Barry Sternlicht, today announced that it will open its award-winning Treehouse Hotel in Miami – the brand’s first U.S. location, in 2023. Treehouse Hotels debuted in London in 2019. Designed in collaboration with Rockwell Group and SHoP Architects, Treehouse Brickell will rise from […]