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Chefs are Turning Hotels into Dining Destinations

When the Omaha Marriott Downtown opened its doors in August in Nebraska’s largest city, acclaim followed. The city’s first new full-service hotel in more than a decade, the 12-story, 333-room hotel shattered norms with its upscale vibe, including a rooftop swimming pool, an outdoor events area, 17,000 square feet of meeting space, and, at 11,000 square feet, one of Omaha’s largest ballrooms.

Hotel Emma Names Andres Rizo New Culinary Concierge

Hotel Emma, the 146-room boutique luxury hotel at the Historic Pearl, announced hospitality veteran Andres Rizo has joined the hotel’s team as the new culinary concierge.Rizo comes to Hotel Emma with ample experience in the food and beverage industry.

Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District Now Open

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation, and Marriott Hotels announced the official opening of the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District in Omaha, Nebrasks. The 333-room, 12-story hotel is the first new full-service premium hotel to open in Omaha in more than a decade.

The Kinzie Hotel's Pamper Your Pooch Package is Back

The Kinzie Hotel's "Chicago Starts Here" motto is reflected in the reprisal of its Pamper Your Pooch package that officially relaunched. The upscale, 215-room independent hotel that features a stylish Chicago-centric theme has been called the "most pet-friendly hotel" in the city because of its famed pet package.

Omni Brings Avocados' Innovative Spirit Poolside

Sitting poolside with a refreshing drink and a plate of light snacks could be the ideal embodiment of summer. Like many luxury getaways, Omni Hotels & Resorts is delivering on that fantasy—in a way that might leave others green with envy.

Small Ohio Farms Shine at The Hotel at Oberlin's 1833 Restaurant

In the heart of Ohio farm country, Chef Jim Barnhart of the 1833 Restaurant at The Hotel at Oberlin is deeply committed to locally sourcing what he prepares and serves to guests. In fact, he estimates that anywhere from 75 to 90 percent of the food he serves has been grown or raised within a few miles of the kitchen of 1833.

San Francisco Proper Hotel Announces 3 Restaurant & Bar Concepts

Proper Hospitality announced three distinctive food and beverage experiences at the forthcoming San Francisco Proper Hotel, opening in the city’s Mid-Market neighborhood.Located in a historic flatiron building at the corner of 7th and Market Streets, San Francisco Proper Hotel’s restaurants and bars will pay homage to the City by the Bay and its colorful history and spirit of innovation.

2nd Ave Lighting Embellishes The William Vale Hotel

Grand splendor and a contemporary chic look were key ingredients used to create the custom architectural lighting fixtures for the William Vale Hotel, which is located at 55 Wythe Ave. in the North Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY.

Boutique Hotel Unscripted Brings Travelers and Locals Together

As boutique hotels pop up across the country, the line is often blurred between the hotel guests and those from local communities enjoying the experience. New hotel brand Unscripted is no exception.Launched by New York City-based Dream Hotel Group, the hotel line aims to adapt to each location in which it opens while building relationships with businesses within that city, including restaurants, distilleries, and breweries.

Hotel Via Introduces Bar VIA and Rooftop at VIA

Hotel VIA and CMD Hospitality Consulting introduced the hotel’s ground level and rooftop dining options and programming: Bar VIA and the Rooftop at VIA.  CMD Hospitality Consulting—formed by Matthew Dolan and Chad Bourdon of Twenty Five Lusk in San Francisco and Dustin Rogge of the Culinary Institute of America—bring a wealth of culinary expertise to Hotel VIA to spearhead the concepts and menu development of the South Beach property’s onsite dining options and entire beverage program.

First Unscripted Hotel Set for Durham Debut July 19

Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group announced the first location for Unscripted Hotels, the company’s newest lifestyle brand and hospitality concept for the progressive creative traveler, is set to open its doors in downtown Durham, North Carolina, on July 19, following a multi-million dollar redesign and revitalization.