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.
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.
10.15.15Michael 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.
09.17.15Arizona 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.
08.21.15Morgan’s in the desert at La Quinta Resort & Club Celebrates the Season with Annual Fall Peak Harvest Fest and New Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”
Fork in hand, the flavors of fall are just around the corner and triple James Beard award recipient executive chef Jimmy Schmidt and team salute the season with a flavor-forward lineup at Morgan’s in the desert. Set for September 14 through December 31, 2015 the annual Peak Harvest Fest celebrates products served at their zenith and this season promises to deliver.
07.10.15La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST Put the Chill on Summer with Alfresco Movies, Cooled Pools, Frosty Cocktails and Starry Starlight Casitas
La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST, a Waldorf Astoria Resort and quintessential desert oasis boasting a 45-acre playground laced with 41 legendary swimming pools, puts the chill on summer with a lineup of cool summer rates and programs. From alfresco films to rock-bottom greens fees, roving cocktail carts and seasonal Peak Harvest Festival, the time is ripe for dipping into the desert. New Summer Chill rates keep the heat off the pocketbook starting at $119.00/double, June through September 30, 2015.
05.01.15Epicure Alert: Morgan’s in the desert at La Quinta Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, Launches Seasonal Peak Harvest Festival
As the seasons change, La Quinta Resort & Club’s signature restaurant - Morgan’s in the desert - uncorks a culinary celebration focused on the season’s peak harvests. From farm-fresh California strawberries to marvelously-marbled Wagyu beef and Castroville artichokes, this spring and summer Peak Harvest Festival delivers a delectable round-up of repasts offered as a three-course prix fixe with optional wine pairing.
04.28.15The Waldorf Astoria® Spa at Waldorf Astoria Orlando Transforms Spa Menu with New Treatments Inspired By Local Ingredient
Waldorf Astoria Orlando is pleased to unveil a series of signature treatments at the Waldorf Astoria Spa, drawing from their unique doctrine of infusing homegrown signature ingredients into their treatments. The new menu has several sweet offerings that focus on locally farmed Tupelo Honey and its many health benefits.
04.01.15Casa Marina and The Reach, Waldorf Astoria Resorts in the Florida Keys, Offer New Same-Sex Wedding Package
In celebration of the legalization of same-sex marriage in Florida, Casa Marina and The Reach, Waldorf Astoria Resorts in Key West, are now offering a “United at Last” package for same-sex weddings.
02.18.15Hilton Worldwide Acquires the Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Hilton Worldwide has acquired the Waldorf Astoria Orlando and Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek from a consortium including affiliates of GEM Realty Capital, Farallon Capital Management and Blackstone. The closing follows an announcement last week that Hilton Worldwide signed agreements to acquire the two hotels.