The 19-story, 264-guest room Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, located just blocks from Mayo Clinic and Mayo Civic Convention Center, opens its doors today.
Its no secret that Google has played a significant role in the hospitality industry when it comes to online searches and generating direct bookings vs indirect bookings via OTAs.
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (LVMH.PA) and Belmond Ltd. (NYSE: BEL), owners, part-owners or managers of 45 luxury hotel, restaurant, train and river cruise properties, today declared that the acquisition of Belmond by LVMH has been completed.
The new-build Hotel & Serviced Apartment project, due to open in 2021, will consist of 300 rooms including 50 serviced apartments, a conference hall, five meeting rooms, a gym, an all-day dining restaurant, a lobby lounge/bar and a Sky Bar.
The hotel will be incorporated within the redevelopment of the existing buildings of the Venetian Botanical Gardens which date back to the 19th century.
No one ever said that running a hotel would be easy. With so many moving parts; attending to ever-evolving guest needs, creating a share-worthy property aesthetic, piecing together an all-star staff and creating a memorable travel experience can be a lofty (albeit rewarding) task. And yet, modern hospitality leaders are taking recent technological changes in stride to consistently create new-age travel experiences both on and off-property, while placing enhanced emphasis on guest personalization and creating a frictionless experience.