NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Hyatt Hotels Corporation plans to open 20 new luxury hotels and resorts worldwide by the end of 2020, with Grand Hyatt Nashville marking the brand’s entry into Tennessee.
AUSTIN, Tex. — Austin will be the first U.S. site for a new luxury hotel concept that has its flagship property in Bermuda.
TAMPA, Fla., — Destination marketers Simpleview and virtual tour creators Threshold 360 have teamed up to simplify delivery and integration of 360 content for Simpleview clients.
HOUSTON, Tex. — Global hospitality company Benchmark will operate the first Margaritaville Resort in Texas.
MIAMI-Fla. — The South Florida market is adding another feather to its tourism and conventions cap. Netherlands-based citizenM has broken ground at the Miami Worldcenter, a $4-billion mixed-use development creating a ‘city within a city’
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis convention and meetings facility has been renamed the Renasant Convention Center. The City of Memphis and Renasant Bank said the naming rights partnership runs for 10 years, with the bank having the option to extend the naming rights via an additional two, five-year term options.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Convention Center Authority has voted unanimously to enter into a MOU (PILOT Agreement) with Metro.
“Nashville’s unprecedented growth in convention bookings has allowed the MCC to enter into this agreement with the city,” said Charles Starks, president/CEO of Music City Center.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — ERG Enterprises, a New Orleans-based investment company, has announced its partnership in acquiring the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, the largest hotel acquisition in Louisiana history.
Established in 1976, the 32-story Hyatt Regency is the third-largest hotel in New Orleans. Its proximity to the Superdome and Smoothie King Center makes it an attractive destination for events and entertainment.