NEWS: Marriott’s Moxy Hotel coming to Tampa Heights District

The first hotel is coming to Tampa Heights with The Moxy Hotel, a project from Marriott International. The hotel will feature 153 rooms and occupy 7 floors inside a new 25-story tower. Construction will begin in 2020 with expected completion and opening by 2022. It will be located between West Oak Avenue, West 7th Avenue,Continue reading “NEWS: Marriott’s Moxy Hotel coming to Tampa Heights District”

NEWS: Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Expansion Grand Opening Celebration

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has spent nearly $720 million on upgrading their venue adding an 30,000 square foot event center, 562 rooms (77 suites), a 1.3 acre swimming pool deck, and 4 new food and drink areas including an Italian restaurant, wine shop, coffee bar, and indoor-outdoor pool bar and grill. OneContinue reading “NEWS: Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Expansion Grand Opening Celebration”

Nightmare: Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport Conv. Ctr. Hotel

During Hurricane Irma my family and I voluntarily evacuated from Florida when we saw that Irma could arrive as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane in our hometown and be devastating. We decided to head to South Carolina, thinking it would be far away enough from the storm since Irma was turning northwest and wasContinue reading “Nightmare: Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport Conv. Ctr. Hotel”

7th Annual Food & Wine Weekends Launch Party

Last week I visited The Waldorf Astoria Orlando for a private media launch party to the 7th Annual Food & Wine Weekends. Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek offer a special menu every year for 9 weekends during the Epcot® International Food and Wine Festival. This year runs from September 8th to NovemberContinue reading “7th Annual Food & Wine Weekends Launch Party”

Grand Hilton Seoul Oktoberfest Festival 2011

The Grand Hilton Seoul will host their annual Oktoberfest festival this weekend on September 23rd and September 24th. There is much history behind Oktoberfest festivalsand they have been held since 1810 in Munich and eventually spread around the world through various other festivals based on the original. There will be beer, traditional German food, games, and the GermanContinue reading “Grand Hilton Seoul Oktoberfest Festival 2011”