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Hilton Santa Barbara Opens After Multimillion-Dollar Renovation

Posted by Michele Hutchinson on 8/28/18 4:01 PM

The former Fess Parker Hotel, a Doubletree by Hilton resort in Santa Barbara, California, is now complete and taking reservations.

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W Hotels Worldwide Announces Nashville Location

Posted by Michele Hutchinson on 8/24/18 1:30 PM


With an anticipated opening in 2020, the W Nashville will feature modern design matched with Nashville’s musical legacy.

This new offering from W Hotels features 346 guestrooms, including 50 suites. Of two presidential suites (the W-branded Extreme WOW Suites), one will be a 1,660-square-foot penthouse. For events, the hotel offers 13,500 square feet of flexible meeting space (not vehicle accessible), including a 3,600-square-foot event terrace. The hotel is located in the Gulch neighborhood and is less than 15 minutes from Nashville International Airport.

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InterContinental to Welcome New San Diego Hotel

Posted by Michele Hutchinson on 8/20/18 1:35 PM


Opening in September 2018, the InterContinental San Diego brings a new level of luxury to the San Diego waterfront.

InterContinental San Diego will feature 95,000 square feet of meeting space, including the 12,000-square-foot Pacific Ballroom, which features stunning downtown views (not vehicle accessible). The hotel is adjacent to and has exclusive rights to Lane Field, with 50,000 square feet of outdoor space. Guest accommodations – 400 rooms and 24 panoramic suites – keep visitors within walking distance of many iconic San Diego hot spots.

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Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas Becomes Waldorf Astoria

Posted by Michele Hutchinson on 8/16/18 11:30 AM


The Las Vegas Strip hotel will be the brand’s first property in the Las Vegas market.

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts will invest $50 million to convert the 392-room Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas to the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas in August 2018. Hilton’s luxurious brand improvements will include new dining concepts, a 23rd-floor bar and spa retreats. The current hotel has 12,000 square feet of meeting space.

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Auberge Resorts Collection to Renovate Hawaii Hotel

Posted by Michele Hutchinson on 8/12/18 3:30 PM


The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel will undergo extensive redesign to reopen under Auberge Resorts Collection banner.

Encompassing 32 oceanfront acres, the 300-room hotel will reopen in late 2019 after undergoing a $100 million renovation. The redesign will include adding new oceanfront suites, and turning existing bungalows into ultra-luxury getaways. The resort will also feature a 5,000-square-foot fitness facility and spa with a garden, trainers and classes. Plans call for three large outdoor venues and two indoor options (square footage TBD).

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