Austin

The new Hyatt Place Austin Downtown offers 296 spacious guest rooms and 1,800 square feet of AV-ready flexible meeting space.

Luxury extended-stay Hyatt House Austin/Downtown opened its doors this May. The venue has 190 pet-friendly guest rooms and suites, 960 square feet of meeting space and a convenient downtown location.

Slated to open this August, the Fairmont Austin will be directly connected to the Austin Convention Center. The venue will provide 1,048 guest rooms and suites as well as a combined 140,000 square feet of tech-savvy meeting space.

This July, White Lodging Services pairs sought-after Starwood-brand upscale hotels in a 32-story tower. Aloft Austin Downtown and Element Austin Downtown will total 422 rooms and 3,000 square feet of meeting space.

Premier boutique Texas brand Hotel ZaZa will open its first location in the Central Texas market in late 2018. The venue will have 160 guest rooms and 200 luxury apartments in a 24-story tower.

Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Inn & Suites recently completed $4 million in renovations to the entire property. The group-friendly venue’s amenities include 3,700 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.

The Pioneer Museum updated its facility with new bathrooms, a catering kitchen, an access ramp and new floors and ceilings. The venue offers four unique private event spaces with capacities from 12 to 90 people.

The Texas Rangers Heritage Center, part of a 12-acre campus, recently completed the first phase of development. Event options include an open-air pavilion and 150-person capacity amphitheater.