Open after a multimillion-dollar renovation, The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa offers an island retreat for visitors seeking sun, sea and stress relief. The spa, which occupies 7,000 square feet, provides facials, massage, waxing and other services in 15 treatment rooms.
A Fairfield Inn & Suites in Phoenix and a Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Scottsdale, Ariz., have been sold to MIG Real Estate. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Midtown offers 107 rooms as well as 1,600 square feet of conference space. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Old Town includes 169 guestrooms.
The Aloft Hotel near Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., pays homage to the iconic brand by featuring Apple TVs throughout the hotel. "Apple TV's Airplay feature will also let guests play video, show off photos and enjoy music from any iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch -- right on their 42-inch LCD in-room TV," parent company Starwood said in a statement.
A three-floor hotel made of cake that was built to promote a new collection of products from Tate & Lyle Sugars has debuted at the Soho in London. The cake hotel features eight tasting rooms, including a Pirates of the Caribbean room with a treasure chest of edible pearls, ginger-spiced doubloons and cutlasses as well as a British-inspired golden syrup sugar room.
City officials in Miami Beach, Fla., have submitted a request for qualifications for developers interested in redeveloping 52 acres of prime land in South Beach, including the aging Miami Beach Convention Center. The proposed project also calls for a 60,000-square-foot ballroom and a convention center hotel with 800 guestrooms.