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Park Hyatt Washington Tony Chi Renovation Lobby Interior Design

Park Hyatt Washington DC Gets Some Lobby Love and Room Renos

World-renowned and New York-based interior designer Tony Chi has returned to Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. to make design enhancements to the hotel’s guestrooms and lobby. The new update includes 216 guestrooms, which include deluxe king and deluxe double rooms, as […]

The Ritz-Carlton DC Vault Quadrant Bar

There is a vault inside the Quadrant Bar (Ritz Carlton Washington)

Quadrant Bar & Lounge in The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. unveils the Vault; a combination safe measuring six feet high and four feet wide, that holds the establishment’s most magnificent and rare reserves. When ordering from the reserve list at Quadrant […]

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All Lobbies Deserve Some Love, and That Includes These Apartment Lobbies!

When I started writing my blog The Washington Lobbyist almost 8 years ago it was almost exclusively just about hotel lobbies and my love for them. As my site has evolved into a travel and hospitality source, it still has its […]

Maxwell Osborne, Tabitha Simmons, Bee Shaffer at The Mark Hotel before the Met Gala. Getty Images.

FIRST LOOK: The Met Ball – Departures from The Mark Hotel

New York, NY – Here is a FIRST LOOK at the most talked about celebrity looks as the fashion elite gather at the iconic The Mark Hotel, en route to New York’s most coveted annual event, the 2016 Costume Institute Gala […]

Karyn Kelly and Michael Kelly, Jada Pinkett Smith, Rachel McAdams attend the WHCD. Getty Images.

Washington Hilton was Red Carpet Ready for the WHCA Dinner

Washington, DC – On April 30th, notable celebrities and journalists converged at The Washington Hilton to mark the 102nd White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Here are a few photos from the red carpet before they entered the dinner. The White House […]

Cherry Blossom's in Bloom in the Willard InterContinental's Iconic Lobby.

Cherry Blossoms in Bloom at the Willard InterContinental Washington, DC

The Willard offers an unmatched celebration toasting to the hotel’s unique history with Japan with festive offerings designed to promote traditional Japanese art and culture. Washington, DC — The Willard InterContinental celebrates the 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival offering an unmatched […]

Connie, named for Hilton’s founder Conrad Hilton, marks the first time IBM has developed a Watson-enabled robot for the hospitality market.

Hilton and IBM Pilot “Connie,” The World’s First Watson-Enabled Hotel Concierge

Domain knowledge from Watson and WayBlazer will help personalize and enhance the Hilton guest experience McLean, VA – Hilton Worldwide and IBM announced a collaboration to pilot “Connie”–the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the hospitality industry. Connie draws on domain […]

Fairmont Washington Culinary Classes

VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS: Truffles and Port Tastings at Fairmont Hotel

Weekly Culinary Classes Will Showcase Your Talents with Top Fairmont Chefs Each Saturday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., couples will learn how to prepare a variety of romantic and fun culinary creations. Featuring the starts of the Fairmont Washington culinary team, chefs […]

Marriott Marquis Washington DC Gingerbread House Hotel Lobby

Giant Gingerbread House at the Marriott Marquis Washington DC

Washington, DC – As National Gingerbread House Day approaches (yes it exists we checked), head to the Marriott Marquis, in Washington, DC, to see the hotel’s life-size 10 foot gingerbread house, which is on display in the lobby (of course) […]


Post Show Recap: Wedding Salon at Loews Madison Hotel

(Washington, DC) – On September 21st, Wedding Salon hosted Washington D.C.’s top luxury bridal showcase event at The Loews Madison Hotel. Engaged couples met one-on-one with planners, preview gowns, traveling makeup artists, premier photographers and videographers, high-end venues and international […]

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