• Shade Hotel Opens its Doors

     
    POSTED December 8, 2016
     

On Nov. 18, Shade Hotel, located in Redondo Beach, California celebrated its grand opening. The luxury hotel located on the forefront of the city’s Waterfront Revitalization Project. The debut kicked off a spectacular public event, which attracted thousands of guests, live performances/entertainment, and a promise to seek more new accommodations and services.

“Los Angeles’ South Bay collection of picturesque coastal towns, offers some of the finest beaches and waterfront attractions in the world,” says Michael Zislis, owner. “Shade Hotel in Redondo Beach brings a new level of accommodations to the area that appeal to locals and visitors alike. The opening spearheads a broader effort to elevate the visitor experience in Redondo Beach, while maintaining the city’s historic charm.”

The hotel features 54 oversized rooms, large balconies, views of the marina and a serene environment. The first hotel opened hear Manhattan Beach in early 2005, it includes other luxurious features such as an open-air rooftop pool, grand ballrooms, views of the marina and two conferences rooms.

 

The hospitality and meetings and events industries are known for their generosity. Even after a couple of tough years courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic, helping others has remained a priority. Here are a few examples from around the country. 

 

On May 4, Knowland, a provider of meetings and events intelligence data, released its monthly report for April 2022. The data showed a significant increase in meetings activity, with a 323% increase over April 2021, including a 3.7% recovery of events from March to April 2022.

Additional information included:

•     In April 2022, the average number of attendees per event was 118, compared to 63 in April 2021 and 74 in April 2019.

 

Meetings & Events Pulse Survey also reveals that a majority of companies are currently hiring.