Trends: A Savory Side Hustle in Charleston Marriott Lobbies

Dubbed “The Great Room” over 10 years ago, the lobby concept at many Marriotts, as the name implies, resembles a formal living room. Of...

The Restless Revenue Uptick of Jun’s Sushi

It’s a quandary that sometimes keeps hotel F&B directors up at night: What is the weak link that’s holding back growth? First thoughts often...

Attracting Local Traffic and F&B Revenues to an Unusual Lobby

Since opening in December of 2015, the Hotel Indigo Lower East Side (LES) has striven to become an integral part of its downtown Manhattan...

A Glimpse Into the Future of Full-Service Lobby F&B

Lobby F&B has been evolving for the past decade in hotels, but that evolution moves in divergent directions depending on the tier of property....

Spanish-Themed, Lobby-Located F&B Gives AC Hotels Unique Draw

When Marriott International acquired Spain-based AC Hotels in 2011, they inherited a lifestyle brand already established across Europe but not on this side of...

Extra Helping: The Hoptail

Marriott’s Spanish-themed lifestyle brand AC Hotels incorporates F&B influences from Spain but also allows individual properties to add their own local touches. “We want our...

Cocktail Experience Fail: The Notwow Mule

The hotel shall remain nameless and apparently shameless. I had dinner last night at the hotel where I'm staying and saw a Moscow Mule on...

Soup? There It Is! With Recipes and Photo Gallery

Please pardon the corny pun in my headline above, but, hey, Omni Hotels & Resorts is making the most of its *ahem* liquid assets. Doh! There...