Resort Casino, in Ledyard, Conn., will host its first
Foxwoods Food and Wine Festival in late summer.
The three-day festival -- sponsored by Food & Wine magazine and
hosted by chefs Tom Colicchio, Tyler Florence and Masaharu Morimot
-- is set to run Sept. 8 to 10.
The event -- in
part, a benefit for the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson &
Wales University in Providence, R.I. -- will include wine and
spirits seminars, cooking demonstrations and celebrity guest
Celebrity Chef Charity Poker Tournament will be held in the new WPT
World Poker Room at Foxwoods.
information, call (800) FOXWOODS or visit www.foxwoodsfoodandwine.com.
Management of the
Remington Las Montanas Resort Hotel & Spa,
under development in Indian Wells, Calif., launched RemingtonLasMontanas.com. The Web site is designed to offer potential guests a
preview of the 583-room luxury resort, which is set to open in
will include a spa and wellness center with indoor and outdoor
treatment rooms and pool, putting greens, multiple dining venues
and a kids club.
The resort site,
in the heart of southern Californias Coachella Valley, is 30
minutes from Palm Springs International Airport.
manage Shanghai hotel
Hotels Conrad brand will manage the Conrad
Shanghai, a luxury hotel under development in the
Xintiandi quarter of Shanghais city-center Puxi district. Set to
open in 2008, the hotel will feature 362 guest rooms, a spa,
meetings facilities and two stand-alone annexes housing dining and
hotel will be the third Conrad-branded property in China, after the
Conrad Hong Kong and the Conrad Beijing (also to open in 2008).
Another Conrad will open in neighboring Macau.
For more on
Hiltons Conrad brand, visit http://conradhotels1.hilton.com.
Boutique Hotels grows
Boutique Hotels has added 12 member properties, including
six in six new cities -- Playa del Carmen, Campeche, Mineral de
Pozos, Valle de Bravo, Monte Gordo and Colima -- bringing total
membership to 45 hotels.
The new members
include Azucar, in Monte Gordo, Veracruz; Basico (built entirely of
recycled materials) and Deseo, both in Playa del Carmen, Quintana
Roo; Casa Catrina, owned by artist Maestro Rolando Rojas, in
Oaxaca; and Condesa DF and Habita, both in the Federal District of
Also new to the
group: Hacienda de San Antonio, in Colima; Hacienda Puerta
Campeche, in Campeche; Hotel Santa Rita, in Zacatecas; La
Puertecita, in trendy San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato; Posada de
las Minas, in the mining ghost town of Mineral de Pozos,
Guanajuato; and Rodavento in Valle de Bravo.
For more on
Mexico Boutique Hotels, visit www.mexicoboutiquehotels.com or call (800)
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