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Surfside Inn and Suites opened, bringing endless summer to Orlando. Part of Universal’s Endless Summer Resort, the opening adds 750 guest rooms to Universal Orlando Resort.
Beyond their impressive natural beauty, the Hawaiian Islands also feature a number of exciting hotel and venue developments. Here's a run-down of what's new and upcoming on the meetings and events scene.
Planners holding an event in one of Washington's many scenic cities have a lot to look forward to. Here's a run-down of new and upcoming developments in some of the state's most popular meeting destinations.
Washington, D.C., has so many new and upcoming developments it can be hard to keep up. Here’s a run-down of what is new in the area for planners considering the city.
Together with flamenco dancers and Mickey Mouse, Thomas Mazloum, senior vice president, resorts at Walt Disney World, kicked off the grand opening of the 16-story Gran Destino Tower.
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort unveiled its Gran Destino Tower on July 9, 2019. Along with 545 guest rooms, this new tower boasts new meeting venues, adding to the property’s existing 220,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
With $5 billion in developments across Milwaukee, the city’s neighborhoods are dramatically transforming. One neighborhood seeing a resurgence is Westown, which has become the entertainment, sports and convention hub or the city before, during and after events.
The Hotel Zags Portland, previously Hotel Modera, opened in downtown Portland. The 174-room hotel underwent a full renovation, transformation and rebranding. The property is now the sixth “Z Hotel” in the “Unofficial Z Collection,” the company’s individually curated portfolio of urban lifestyle hotels, and the first Z Hotel located outside of San Francisco.
Fort Wayne, Indiana, offers a compact downtown convention core next to its Grand Wayne Convention Center, as well as a new Riverside Fort Wayne development that is bringing a new commercial, residential, nightlife and dining scene to the city. The Grand Wayne Convention Center also offers a wide variety of free services to meeting planners.
The restoration of Eero Saarinen’s landmark 1962 former Trans World Airlines terminal is complete and the TWA Hotel is now open at JFK Airport. On May 15, thousands of guests watched New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Tyler Morse, CEO and Managing Partner of MCR and MORSE Development, cut the ribbon for the 512-room hotel in the iconic Sunken Lounge.