Places To Stay
Experience a Retro Rewind at Blue Skies Retro Resort
Scenic blue skies, tall palm trees, rich red gravel, and five retro trailers: A stay at the Blue Skies Retro Resort is like visiting a real-life Instagram post. The vintage trailer resort in Willow City, Texas recreates the feeling of traveling to Palm Springs, California circa 1960, exuding realistically retro vibes down to every last […]
Unique Hotel Meeting Spaces for Ultimate Success
Guests searching for conference centers that provide outstanding service and exceptional amenities should look no further than this cultivated list of luxury hotels. From San Antonio to Lubbock, they offer unique spaces that make for truly memorable meetings. Overton Hotel & Conference Center – Lubbock The Overton Hotel & Conference Center offers Lubbock locals […]
Escape From It All At Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort
What could be better than sitting on a patio, sipping your favorite drink, listening to live music performed by some of the nation’s best singer-songwriters, and breathing the fresh air of the Texas Hill Country? The awe-inspiring views are not so bad, either. All of this and more can be found at the recently re-opened Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort in Boerne, Texas, […]
The Stella: A Shining Star of Southern Hospitality
Anchored in the rolling meadows of Central Texas, a bright and shining star of hospitality has emerged in the Bryan/College Station area. Built in a town rich in tradition, The Stella beams as an establishment that evokes the comforting memories of true southern hospitality while simultaneously encouraging the reality of modern, progressive nature.
Grand Hyatt San Antonio: Luxury Meets Convenience
To celebrate its tenth anniversary in March, Grand Hyatt San Antonio rolled out the carpet – the plush indigo carpet that is, one of many fresh features in its recently remodeled guest rooms. The updates are part of a $19 million project completed earlier this year that includes renovations of the rooms and suites, corridors, lobby, bar, and meeting spaces.
Hotel Ella: A Revival of Elegance in Austin
Imagine the early 20th century, a time when etiquette reigned supreme and courtesies such as formal greetings and hand-written letters were highly valued, when language was carefully crafted and eloquent. Well-known American families, including the Vanderbilts and Guggenheims set trends when it came to decorum as well as décor. In the year 1900 in Austin, Texas the Wootens were such a family. The University of Texas remembers them well, as Thomas Dudley Wooten was one of the founders of UT Austin. It was his son, Goodall, who married a distinguished socialite named Ella Newsome, the woman who is the inspiration as well as the heart and soul behind this historic boutique hotel, Hotel Ella.
Dallas’s Lorenzo Hotel: From Rough to Riches
The building that is now the Lorenzo Hotel, a newly renovated boutique hotel in downtown Dallas, sat empty and unused for years. “It was a Ramada Inn back when it opened in ’71,” explained Larry Hamilton, CEO of the property. “It’s worthy of a historical footnote as the place where Tina Turner split from Ike while in Dallas for a concert.”
Hotel Saint George – Where Art Meets West Texas History
The hotel is a unique boutique hotel with a first floor that contains the lobby, Bar Saint George, LaVenture restaurant, Marfa Book Company, and a historic wine room, while the three floors above it are entirely new.