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Local hotels struggle with low demand, high supply

Local hotels struggle with low demand, high supply

Great article by Abha Bhattarai publishd at washington post that discuses the low demand on hotels in DC. Hotel occupancy rates and revenues are up across the country — but not in Washington, where factors including government cutbacks and the introduction of the Marriott Marquis near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center have had a […]

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Groundbreaking for Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Groundbreaking for Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

  Donald J. Trump, president and chairman of The Trump Organization, and Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump, executive vice presidents of development and acquisitions, broke ground on Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C., the company’s $200 million redevelopment of The Old Post Office. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Mayor Vincent Gray, Muriel Bowser, Council […]

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Washington, DC’s Metrorail Expansion Opening this Week

Washington, DC’s Metrorail Expansion Opening this Week

Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This expansion to the city’s current lines could translate to enormous business opportunities for the massively expanding Tysons area, located just outside the city. Not only will this new connection to Washington, DC help local area growth, but […]

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Historic D.C. Hotel Launches Major Room Revamp

Historic D.C. Hotel Launches Major Room Revamp

The Grand Dame of D.C. hotels is updating her look. A bastion of elegance since she opened her doors in 1925, The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel is entering the final phase of a top-to-bottom renovation, with all 583 rooms and 74 suites scheduled for a stylish makeover starting October 16, 2014. The $20 million rooms project, […]

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IHG’s New EVEN Hotel brand expands to DC area

IHG’s New EVEN Hotel brand expands to DC area

Hot on the heels of announcing the opening its inaugural EVEN™ Hotels property in Norwalk, Conn., InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announces that its second property, located in Rockville, Maryland at 1775 Rockville Pike, is officially open. EVEN Hotels is IHG’s newest lifestyle hotel brand, created with wellness at its core and designed to help […]

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Now open: D.C.’s first Hyatt Place hotel

Now open: D.C.’s first Hyatt Place hotel

D.C.’s first Hyatt Place hotel is here as published by Rebecca Cooper in the washington business journal The NoMa neighborhood got its third hotel when Hyatt Place opened Thursday at 33 New York Ave. NE, bringing an additional 200 hotel rooms to the area. The Hyatt Place Washington D.C./U.S. Capitol, owned by The JBG Cos. […]

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Renaissance DC, Dupont Circle Hotel Celebrates the Third Annual Global Day of Discovery

Renaissance DC, Dupont Circle Hotel Celebrates the Third Annual Global Day of Discovery

Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel is excited to participate in Renaissance Hotels’ third annual Global Day of Discovery, this June 26th. The Day of Discovery celebration officially kicks off Renaissance Hotels’ Summer of Discovery calendar, a summer-long program of exclusive events more than 150 hotels around the world designed to help travelers experience the […]

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Marriott accelerates growth in luxury lifestyle hotels

Marriott accelerates growth in luxury lifestyle hotels

Marriott International, has announced plans to significantly grow its global portfolio of luxury and lifestyle brands.  Accounting for nearly 25 percent of the company’s system-wide pipeline, Marriott expects to add more than 200 luxury and lifestyle hotel projects over the next several years, reflecting over $15 billion of investment by the company’s owners and franchisees. […]

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Capitol Hill Hotel Welcomes Travelers to Sleek New Guest Rooms

Capitol Hill Hotel Welcomes Travelers to Sleek New Guest Rooms

The Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard Embraces Its Cosmopolitan Neighborhood With Cool, Contemporary Style Much like a restaurant should reflect its given region in the menu, a hotel should embrace its context in everything from amenities to aesthetics. This can be a tall order for Capitol Riverfront hotels in D.C., where the neighborhood is as […]

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Marriott Marquis: Four things to look for at Washington’s largest hotel

Marriott Marquis: Four things to look for at Washington’s largest hotel

  What can you look for in Washington’s Largest hotel?  Check it out in the article written by  Abha Bhattarai, published in the Washington Post . The much-anticipated Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. opened Thursday after more than 20 years of planning. District officials are hoping the 1,175-room convention center hotel will bring more group bookings […]

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Washington, D.C.’s Largest Rooftop Pool And Bar At The Liaison Capitol Hill To Open May 19

Washington, D.C.’s Largest Rooftop Pool And Bar At The Liaison Capitol Hill To Open May 19

After a brutal winter marked with single-digit temperatures, it is finally time to kick off pool season in Washington. The Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel announced today its open-air rooftop pool and bar will open on Monday, May 19, giving locals the perfect destination to unwind. The 7,000 square foot Rooftop Pool and Bar […]

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Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel Entertains Dad and the Kids for Mom This Mother’s Day

Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel Entertains Dad and the Kids for Mom This Mother’s Day

Much has been made of date nights among parents, but what about dates with one’s self? A given period of time when a parent can forego the greatest sacrifice having children usually demands — that of time — to pursue interests that have nothing to do with cartoons, rainbow looms or homework. Such is the […]

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