12.15.15Lynne Rolley Named Executive Director of Tennis at La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST®
La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, announced the appointment of Lynne Rolley as Executive Director of Tennis, effective December 15, 2015. Rolley will be responsible for the leadership and oversight of all tennis operations at La Quinta Resort & Club including instruction, clinics, seasonal tennis camps and educational/social programs serving the 776-guestroom resort and members of The Citrus Club at La Quinta Resort. Consistently ranked one of the top tennis resorts in the U.S., by Tennis Magazine, La Quinta’s state-of-the-art facility includes 23 courts (5 Har-Tru clay, 18 hard courts) and signature tournament-style stadium center court, as well as a pro shop and Center Court Cafe.
12.11.15Luc Delafosse new Managing Director of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, the highly-anticipated luxury hotel set to open in early 2017, is excited to announce that Luc Delafosse has been appointed to the position of managing director for the iconic brand’s debut in Beverly Hills.
11.30.15NOT JUST A LABEL Opens First NYC Store at the Iconic Waldorf Astoria New York
NOT JUST A LABEL (NJAL), the largest global network of contemporary designers and a leading curator of fashion talent, is launching its first retail space in New York City, a temporary store at the Waldorf Astoria New York, slated to open December 4, 2015 through December 13, 2015.
11.22.15Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Compete in Global Culinary Competition Taste of Waldorf Astoria
Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is pleased to announce participation in the second year of Taste of Waldorf Astoria, a global culinary program from Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and the James Beard Foundation (JBF), the United States’ foremost culinary arts organization. This year, Itzik Barak, Executive Chef of the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem, will compete in this prestigious contest with five other international chefs to create a new iconic dish.
10.31.15Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Ranked World's #7 Best Middle East Hotel by Condé Nast Traveller
Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem has been recently ranked seventh among the Top 100 of the world's best hotels for 2015 according to Conde Nast Travellers 28th annual Readers' Choice Awards. Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem this week was also awarded first place award for excellence in human resources for 2015 in Israel
10.21.15El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, Waldorf Astoria Resorts in Puerto Rico, Introduce New Piragua Concierge
El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, Waldorf Astoria Resorts in Puerto Rico, introduce a new Piragua Concierge who serves up the popular Puerto Rican snow cone via a traditional Piragua cart at the resorts’ state-of-the-art Coqui Water Park. In addition, the Piragua Concierge educates guests on the local traditions of the frozen treat.
10.20.15Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Wins #1 U.S. Hotel for the Third Time with its Chicago Property
Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 28th annual Readers' Choice Awards, ranking the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels, and resorts worldwide. For a third time, the Waldorf Astoria Chicago has once again taken the top spot as #1 hotel in the United States.
10.15.15Welcome to The Spa Club: Hilton Introduces the Hotel Industry’s First Ever Global Spa Treatment Membership
Transforming hotel spa treatments from an extravagance to a monthly must, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has launched a global spa treatment membership, The Spa Club. The Spa Club offers local residents a discounted spa treatment each month, access to amenities at the Hilton nearest them, and a host of other perks. From plush robes, to a therapeutic environment, and a renowned level of service, The Spa Club delivers the benefits of monthly membership with the luxury of a hotel atmosphere. This exclusive membership is anticipated in approximately 30 spas around the world before the end of the year – just in time for the holidays.
10.15.15Michael Hoffmann Appointed Managing Director of Waldorf Astoria New York
Michael B. Hoffmann, recently the vice president of Brand Performance Support for both Waldorf Astoria and Conrad Hotels & Resorts brands, has been appointed managing director of the Waldorf Astoria New York and the Towers of the Waldorf Astoria. Bringing with him more than 30 years of luxury hotel experience, he will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and the forthcoming restoration of the brand’s flagship property. Michael succeeds and will report directly to Ronen Nissenbaum, who was recently promoted to vice president, Luxury Hotel Operations, North America, Hilton Worldwide. Michael’s new role will take effect immediately.
09.30.15Taste Of Waldorf Astoria Prepares For Second Course
Following the program’s 2014 debut, today Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts announces the second year of Taste of Waldorf Astoria, a global culinary program in partnership with the James Beard Foundation (JBF), the United States’ foremost culinary arts organization. This fall, the search for the next iconic dish continues with a fresh group of five hand-selected JBF Rising Star Semi-Finalist chefs dispatching to five new participating Waldorf Astoria destinations around the globe, including Amsterdam, New Orleans, Beijing, Jerusalem, and Orlando.
09.17.15Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah received the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award
The five-star luxury hotel and its fine dining restaurant Social by Heinz Beck recognized by top US award.
09.17.15Arizona Biltmore Decants 26th Season Of ‘Winemaker Dinners’ With 11 Epicurean Culinary Evenings
The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has been offering ‘Winemaker Dinners’ for more than a quarter of a century, evolving sophisticated culinary events like a wine being perfectly aged. For the 26th season of Winemaker Dinners, running from October 2015 through June 2016, 11 extravagant epicurean evenings are on the calendar at the legendary hotel.