backYARD at Waller Creek is Austin’s newest restaurant, bar and outdoor venue in downtown. The concept, which had a soft opening during SXSW 2017, is new to the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol. The backYARD offers American cuisine with a Texas twist and cocktails using house-infused spirits, and has a spacious outdoor space perfect for events.
Ready for a summer soirée at Austin’s South Congress Hotel? Of course you are!
Now you can reserve space for up to 30 guests at the hotel’s rooftop pool and bar with food and beverage minimums, starting at $500. Wow clients and their guests with a poolside retreat at this boutique hotel in one of Austin’s most popular areas.
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Awet Sium was recently hired as general manager of Kimpton Donovan Hotel in downtown Washington D.C.
1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role as General Manager of Kimpton Donovan Hotel?
Canopy by Hilton, in a joint development between Crockett Urban Ventures and Merritt Development Group, plans to develop Canopy by Hilton San Antonio River Walk. Scheduled to open in the fall of 2018, the hotel will be managed by White Lodging Services.
“We are excited to work with entrepreneurial and forward-thinking developers,” says Chris Anderson, senior vice president and chief revenue office, White Lodging. “This will be an architectural wonder and a real destination until itself.”
Los Angeles-based hospitality company, sbe, has opened their second property in Miami, SLS Brickell. The property is the first project that Related Group and sbe have partnered for.