• 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.

 

Through responses to bi-weekly surveys, Global Business Travel Association members have indicated that domestic busines travel is ramping up after months of struggle.  

 

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: