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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Triple Threat, C-Suite trio helms White Lodging’s sea change as momentum swells

When Hotel Business made its annual list of Top 100 management companies, we weren’t surprised to find White Lodging in the Top 5. We were also pleasantly surprised that the…

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Stella Van Buren Restaurant Rendering

Meet the Westin’s Italian Steakhouse, Stella Van Buren

Construction of the downtown Westin Hotel is on pace for a June opening, and the hotel’s Italian steakhouse is taking shape. It now has a name, Stella Van Buren, and…

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The Westin Austin Downtown Named “Cool Pool of the World”

Azul, which is said to be Austin’s highest rooftop pool and bar, is the newest addition to Westin Austin Downtown and just opened to the public about a year ago. …

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Westin Austin Downtown, Azul Rooftop Pool

Downtown Austin’s hottest rooftop pool and bar unveils makeover

One of the city’s hottest rooftop hangouts has something new in store. Westin Austin Downtown’s Azul Rooftop Bar & Lounge just received a facelift, and we have the first look.…

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JW Marriott Austin Lobby Bar

The Most Beautiful Hotel Bars in Austin

Get a buzz going at this impressive power scene with its strong drinks and modern rustic cowboy décor. Think rope mesh detailing, textured white brick, hanging lights, and brick pillars…

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7 Tips for Attracting, Engaging, and Supporting Women in Your Workplace

Women’s initiatives aren’t a ‘sometime’ thing. Carolyn Hosna, senior corporate director of marketing at White Lodging, urges entrepreneurs everywhere to take the time and make sure all employees ALWAYS feel…

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Entry-level jobs play important role in local economy

Laura Presnol is the senior director of talent acquisition at White Lodging, headquartered in Merrillville. Although she is one of the top managers at the company that operates 170 hotels,…

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SXSW 2017: What’s Weird, Crazy and Amazing This Year — So Far

The Westin Austin Downtown offers a special package designed especially for the SXSW visitor, the RXTX experience, which includes a Hipster Survival Kit (featuring Bloody Mary mix and a T-shirt…

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White Lodging Names Paula Spada as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Spada brings over 15 years of legal and six years of hospitality experience to her new role.…

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General Manager’s Conference – Engage 2017

Returning to the JW Marriott Indianapolis, White Lodging’s annual General Manager’s Conference “Engage 2017,” featured four action-packed days focused on associate engagement and 2017 goals. For the first time in…

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