• Opening Soon: Hotel Drover

     
    POSTED July 3, 2020
     
  • Opening Soon: Hotel Drover

     
    POSTED July 3, 2020
     
  • Opening Soon: Hotel Drover

     
    POSTED July 3, 2020
     
  • Opening Soon: Hotel Drover

     
    POSTED July 3, 2020
     
  • Opening Soon: Hotel Drover

     
    POSTED July 3, 2020
     

Coming to the historic Fort Worth Stockyards this fall, Hotel Drover is a 200-room Autograph Collection boutique hotel and rustic resort. Named for the legendary drovers, who roamed the Texas plains for decades moving livestock over long distances, Hotel Drover is a celebration of the stockyards’ Western legacy. The property will include 40,000 square feet of indoor “rustic luxe” and outdoor meeting and event space. Additional amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, pool, the world’s first-ever Lucchese Collection Store and the upscale all-day dining concept, 97 West Kitchen & Bar. 

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.  

 

Choosing a career in the event industry is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it: Event planning is stressful. The last-minute changes, demands from clients and surmounting urgency of a quickly approaching event can make it difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

As a new mother, I’m right there with you and need just as much help developing a healthy work-life balance. In my experiences working in events, I’ve found the following to be helpful ways to care for my mental health, despite being in a stressful profession:

 

In light of COVID-19, a survey commissioned by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) discovered that 44 percent of Americans are planning leisure trips or overnight travel before the end of 2020.