Hotels worldwide are working to distinguish themselves with exclusive libations, with ingredients that often reflect their locale. Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa crafted its own Seven Mile Rum with Cayman Spirits Co. craft distillery, while Mexico's Hotel El Ganzo's signature red wine is made the nearby Valle de Guadalupe.
Hyatt Hotels Corp. says it is joining the growing list of hotels that offer lifestyle brands by introducing a division that incorporates the brands it acquired from Two Roads Hospitality and its Hyatt Centric brand. Hilton, AccorHotels and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts are among chains that have responded in recent years to the growing lifestyle demand.
Interactive gaming, holograms and interactive art are the latest technology features coming on line at The Linq Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. "We saw that the industry was changing, and the customers were changing -- how they consume, content, the type of experiences they wanted," said Matthew Kenagy of Caesars Entertainment Corp.
A May 22, 2020 debut has been set for the new 150-room Pirate Island Hotel at Legoland Florida in Winter Haven, which has also started taking bookings for the new hotel. The theme park will also open a nine-hole mini-golf course today that will be accessible only to Legoland Hotel guests.
Plans have been unveiled to transform a 44-acre former quarry in Derbyshire, England, into the Amber Rock Resort and water park featuring a five-story hotel, 148 lodges and 210 holiday apartments. The proposed two-story water park will feature an outdoor pool, a lazy river, multiple water slides, a three-person raft ride as well as a climbing and bouldering area.
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