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AC by Marriott resort coming to New Orleans

Marriott International’s first U.S. hotel beneath its AC upper-midscale brand name will be in New Orleans.

The AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon Avenue will open in the aged Cotton Exchange Creating in Oct. Added AC resorts are slated to open following year in Miami and Kansas City, Mo., in addition to Chicago. Marriott strategies to open far more than thirty AC accommodations in the U.S. and Latin America in the course of the subsequent 3 many years.... Read More

At new Harry Potter park, celebration and extended lines

ORLANDO — Amid a celebratory burst of fireworks and confetti, Common Orlando Resorts formally opened The Wizarding Globe of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley to attendees on Tuesday.

I was amongst reporters who joined supporters from as significantly absent as Eire and England, waiting at Common Studios Florida ahead of dawn to knowledge the park.... Read More

Chicago’s Navy Pier may possibly insert boutique resort

Chicago’s Navy Pier, the most well-known vacationer spot in the Midwest, may add a boutique lodge near its jap stop as part of its upcoming centennial celebration.

Officers are pitching a web site that would accommodate a boutique resort as large as 225 rooms, according to Navy Pier spokesman Nick Shields.... Read More

Wanda luxury resort to occupy new Chicago skyscraper

China-based developer Dalian Wanda Team is proposing a $ 900 million Chicago blended-use undertaking that would incorporate the very first U.S. resort for the Wanda Lodges &amp Resorts luxury chain.

Wanda Group is proposing an 89-tale developing that would be the city’s 3rd-tallest.... Read More

Tourism pursuits make investments in Stock Island, Fla.

Stock ISLAND, Fla. — Key West’s doing work-class neighbor is on its way to becoming the Florida Keys’ next tourist destination.... Read More

American Queen repositions due to Mississippi River flooding

The American Queen Steamboat Co. (AQSC) is relocating its 436-passenger paddlewheeler American Queen to the Ohio River for the remainder of July because of to large water stages on the Higher Mississippi River.

Torrential downpours in modern weeks in the Midwest have resulted in flooding together stretches of the Mississippi River.... Read More

Riu Plaza brand name coming to Miami Beach front

Riu Lodges &amp Resorts will introduce its Riu Plaza city lodge manufacturer in two of the most profitable hotel marketplaces in the U.S.

The Resort Riu Plaza Miami Beach will open up on Nov. one, adhering to a $ fifteen million conversion of the former Riu Florida Beach, which Riu has owned and operated considering that 1996.... Read More

Las Vegas lodge to be renamed the Linq

Caesars Entertainment will rename the Quad Vacation resort &amp Casino on the Las Vegas Strip as the Linq Resort &amp On line casino in Oct, soon after the house undergoes a $ 223 million renovation.... Read More

Nearby flavor at new Orlando Ritz eatery

Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando is following the direct of its brandmate to the south, the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, in opening up a cafe that captures the vibe and the flavor of its locale.... Read More

North Carolina below hurricane observe

A hurricane view has been issued for North Carolina’s coast, as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward from Florida on Wednesday.

The storm is expected to morph into a Category 1 hurricane by Thursday with winds of seventy five mph, and skim North Carolina’s Outer Banks early Friday.... Read More