White Lodging to Open Aloft and Element Hotel Complex in Downtown Austin

The company’s 22nd and 23rd hotels in the city will offer tech-savvy and eco-conscious experiences White Lodging is proud to announce the opening of the dual branded Aloft and Element…

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Think Like a Marketer: Four Tips to Fast-Track Your Career and Build Your Brand

As director of communications for White Lodging, a hotel management company with 165 properties nationwide, I witness every day the power of marketing a brand. Oddly enough, many of us…

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Look inside new downtown hotels Aloft/Element

The 32-story building, located at 109 East Seventh Street (the corner of Seventh Street and Congress Avenue), will house two different Starwood hotels (the aforementioned Aloft and Element) with a…

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Take a Look at New Downtown Restaurants Caroline and Upstairs at Caroline

Aloft Austin Downtown and its sister hotel Element Austin Downtown have finalized its opening date, and with it comes two restaurants that will be shared between the two spaces.…

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Marriott Louisville Downtown Exterior

Louisville Marriott Downtown to make over rooms, close sports bar

One of the city’s top-drawer hotels, the Louisville Mariott Downtown, will soon embark on a $32 million renovation that will include replacing two longtime dining spots and feature a major…

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10 New Venues in Austin for Summer Entertaining and Events

White Lodging is opening two hotels in one building in downtown Austin, the 278-room Aloft and 144-room Element Austin hotels, in July. The properties will share two eateries, the casual…

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Residence Inn Grand Junction Exterior

Perfect Days: Colorado

The Residence Inn in Grand Junction is beautiful!  It is conveniently located right off the highway and near the Grand Junction airport.  The rooms are huge and every room has…

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Creative Combo: White Lodging Poised To Bring First AC/Le Meridien To Denver Market

It was only a matter of time before the first post-merger dual-development project featuring a Marriott brand and a Starwood brand would come to fruition.…

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Bone-in Ribeye with Salt at Stella Van Buren

Stella Van Buren offers comfort food with ambiance

“For me, Stella represents Milwaukee moving forward,” notes general manager Denise Ploof. “This concept is so on-trend. In essence, the menu is comfort food, but what draws me to it…

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Old look, new features as Farragut Hotel becomes Hyatt Place

Though the Farragut Hotel building’s name is changing, when renovation is complete the outside should look familiar to people who saw the century-old building in its prime.…

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White Lodging expands footprint, scale of redevelopment at I-65 and U.S. 30 intersection

New development will encompass 30-acres, requiring closure and demolition of the Star Plaza Theatre and Twin Towers office complex. White Lodging today announced that redevelopment plans for the Star Plaza…

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Well-being is brewing in Milwaukee as Westin Hotels & Resorts debuts in Wisconsin

Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of The Westin Milwaukee, the brand’s debut in Wisconsin. Owned by an affiliate of Jackson…

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A Fresh Take on Traditional Steakhouse Dining

Stella Van Buren is a modern Italian-American restaurant located at the new Westin Milwaukee hotel downtown.…

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Rooftop Bar Group Shot with Mountains

Downtown Denver hotel opening this summer will boast highest open-air rooftop bar in the city

The first dual-branded hotel combining a Marriott brand with a Starwood brand to open since the hotel companies’ high-profile merger last year will be in downtown Denver.…

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White Lodging women’s group advocates for career growth

Merrillville-based hotel development and management company White Lodging has started its first official advocacy group, WL Women, which promotes growth opportunities for women in business.…

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White Lodging expanding on success of Wyoming ranch

Merrillville-based White Lodging has been upgrading its acclaimed luxury ranch that spans 30,000 acres in the Platte River Valley in southeast Wyoming.…

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Where to Sip Cocktails Poolside in Austin

Take in the view from the tallest rooftop bar in Austin with a drink in hand and toes dipped in the water at Azul. The (free!) pool at The Westin…

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Hyatt Place & Hyatt House Denver Exterior Night

Dual-Brand Hotels Usher In A New Era As Bigger Properties Go Out Of Style

Of the 165 hotels in White Lodging’s portfolio, it operates eight as dual-brand properties in the U.S. with three more under construction. Maintaining brand distinction and integrity in these properties…

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These Destinations Are Using Virtual Reality to Put You in Their Place

Marriott IndyPlace consists of five Marriott hotels connected to the Indiana Convention Center.  The complex is working with WeCreate Media to produce four 60- to 90-second virtual-reality videos, scheduled to…

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Indianapolis Hotels Sign Up For Wind Energy

Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (IPL), a subsidiary of The AES Corp., says six prominent hotels in downtown Indianapolis have pledged their participation in IPL Green Power Option, a program…

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6 Austin getaways to make Mom’s day

Surprise the special mom in your life with a Mother’s Day Package, which includes breakfast for two, Champagne and strawberries upon arrival, self-parking, turn down service and a late checkout.…

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JW Marriott Indianapolis Exterior with Greatest City in Racing graphic

JW Marriott to celebrate ‘Greatest City in Racing’ with Indy 500 message

The Indianapolis skyline will again celebrate the 101st Indianapolis 500 with a JW Marriott façade installation greeting residents and visitors from across the globe with a special, larger-than-life message.…

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Residence Inn Chicago River North Front Desk

Chicago hotels perfectly suited for kids and families

The Residence Inn Chicago Downtown River North is a good value for families. Parents like the one bedroom apartment-style suites that include a king size bed that is in a…

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The Ultimate Guide to Derby Weekend in Louisville, Kentucky

Located directly on Louisville’s historic Whiskey Row and blocks from NuLu, Aloft Louisville Downtown provides easy access to the best of the city. Grab a bite at Corner Restaurant &…

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6 U.S. Cities to Watch in 2017

In June 2017, a 220-room Westin Hotel will open downtown—the first one in Wisconsin.…

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