• Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa Named No. 1 Best Hotel in California

     
    POSTED March 8, 2017
     

The U.S. News & World Report has named Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa the No. 1 Best Hotel in California. They were also listed as one of the top ten hotels in the U.S.

"The award-winning hotels on the U.S. News Best Hotels rankings meet the standards of both everyday travelers and industry experts in offering exceptional customer service and luxury amenities," says Erin Shields, travel editor at U.S. News.

The rankings rely on luxury hotel and resort industry awards as well as expert and guest reviews to determine the list.

In addition to the high ranking by U.S. News & World Report, Rancho Valencia has received other awards, including: Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award 2014-2016; TripAdvisor 2017 Traveler’s Choice Awards No. 15 Best Hotel in the U.S.; U.S. News & World Report No. 1 Best Hotel in the U.S., No. 1 Best Hotel in California, and #1 Relais & Châteaux Hotel in North America in 2015; AAA Five Diamond Award 2014-2017 and others.

“We’re excited to be recognized as the number one hotel in California and feel privileged to be named one of the top ten luxury hotels in the U.S.,” says Jeff Jacobs, co-owner. “We strive to make our guests feel at home and have a memorable experience time and time again with our four-to-one staff to guest ratio, welcoming suites and world-class amenities.”

 

This September, Los Angeles Airport Marriott is beginning the final stage of their $50-million renovations.  

The redesign includes more than 50,000 square feet of meeting space alongside a maximum capacity of 2,500 people. The hotel will be set to host parties of any nature, including Corporate events, conventions, company retreats, holiday parties, banquets, exhibitions, workshops, and everything in between.  

 

North of Philadelphia, Bucks County is celebrating their record-breaking amount of visitors.  

In 2018, the county welcomed 8.15 million visitors, an increase of 1.6 percent from 2017 and achieved a record-breaking $1.1 billion in total economic impact. With such numbers, the hospitality industry is taking full advantage.  

As Bucks County tourist status rises, for the travelers who are searching for a local experience, Bucks County is filled with breweries, independent restaurants, and hidden gems to visit.  

 

As of August 2019, Detroit’s renowned convention center is officially renamed the TCF Center

The change came in the form of an unprecedented 22-year naming rights deal that will set the venue for financial success in the future, as well as a move toward becoming a self-sustaining facility by 2024.