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Native American Inspired Bluff Dwellings Resort & Spa Celebrates Grand Opening
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Native American Inspired Bluff Dwellings Resort & Spa Celebrates Grand Opening

BLUFF, UTAH—Bluff Dwellings Resort & Spa held its official grand opening earlier this month with a reception, Diné dedication, Native American performances, and ribbon cutting ceremony. Special guests in attendance included Ann Leppanen, Mayor of Bluff, David Filfred, Navajo Medicine Man, Jared Berrett, President & CEO of Bluff Dwellings, and Dallin Tait, GM Bluff Dwellings...

Eight Cool & Captivating Hotel Lobby Decor Ideas That Scream Green
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Eight Cool & Captivating Hotel Lobby Decor Ideas That Scream Green

NATIONAL REPORT—Hoteliers know what it’s like to continually chase after the next big innovative idea for their property. Sometimes that could mean inviting local fitness instructors to teach classes in the hotel a few times a month or renovating for an on-site five-star restaurant. It all depends on what guests want and when they want...

Princeville Resort to Become 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay
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Princeville Resort to Become 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay

NEW YORK—SH Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Starwood Capital Group, a global private investment firm, announced that Princeville Resort in Kauai will temporarily close on May 1 to undergo a multimillion-dollar complete transformation. The Princeville Resort is situated on a hillside overlooking the breathtaking Hanalei Bay and the verdant cliffs of the Na Pali...

Hilton Signs with Green Earth Investments to Bring Curio Brand to Dominican Republic
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Hilton Signs with Green Earth Investments to Bring Curio Brand to Dominican Republic

MCLEAN, VA.—Hilton announced the signing and groundbreaking of Curio Collection by Hilton’s debut property in the Dominican Republic, Hotel Santiago, with the presence of the country’s president, Danilo Medina Sánchez. Set to open in late 2022, the modern hotel will form part of Santiago Center, an upscale mixed-use development offering a variety of entertainment including...

WELL Hits Major Global Milestone Supporting Healthier People and Better Buildings
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WELL Hits Major Global Milestone Supporting Healthier People and Better Buildings

NEW YORK—The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has announced that it has passed the 500-million-square-foot mark of buildings registered and certified under the WELL Building Standard (WELL). The milestone quickly follows this month’s earlier announcement that the number of WELL Accredited Professionals (APs) and registrants has exceeded 10,000, further evidence of the accelerating growth of the global movement to...

Winter the Dolphin Beach Hotel Coming to Florida
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Winter the Dolphin Beach Hotel Coming to Florida

CLEARWATER BEACH, FLA.—Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), Page Development Group and Choice Hotels’ Ascend Hotel Collection announced the first ever Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club Hotel. With the conversion expected to be unveiled in the spring of 2020 and sitting on America’s number one beach with 91 rooms, this eco-friendly hotel will be dolphin and marine...

HD Expo 2020 Registration Now Open
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HD Expo 2020 Registration Now Open

ALPHARETTA, GA.—Registration is now open for HD Expo + Conference 2020, North America’s largest event for hospitality design. A bold, experiential showcase of products, services, and industry thought leaders will return to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from May 5 to 7, 2020, setting the stage for never-before-seen innovations, interactive experiences and...

IHG & Pro-invest to Bring Sustainable voco Brand to New Zealand in 2021
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IHG & Pro-invest to Bring Sustainable voco Brand to New Zealand in 2021

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND—IHG’s colorful voco brand is coming to New Zealand in mid-2021, following the signing of a franchise agreement between IHG and Pro-invest. voco Auckland City Centre will incorporate all the elements of the voco life, including 200 guestrooms that are designed around the “Me Time” concept with premium beds for a quality sleep...

Soul Community Planet Depoe Bay Opens Following Renovation
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Soul Community Planet Depoe Bay Opens Following Renovation

DEPOE BAY, ORE.—Soul Community Planet (SCP), a Holistic Hospitality company providing fair-priced lodging centered on the values of personal wellness, social good and the environment, announced the newly renovated SCP Depoe Bay has opened. Located near many of Oregon’s top surf breaks, most picturesque shorelines and best fishing, the new lodge features bohemian-style guestrooms, a...

U.S. Green Building Council Releases Top 10 States for LEED
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U.S. Green Building Council Releases Top 10 States for LEED

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As cities and states continue to work toward climate action goals, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its list of Top 10 States for LEED green building. For the first time since 2011, Colorado took the top spot on the list, which ranks states based on the number of LEED certified square feet per...