• Summer in Chicago Heats up With ROOF on theWit

     
    POSTED May 8, 2017
     

theWit will return this summer for the second year with its summer season that has redefined travel.

During three marquee weekend Friday and Saturday nights, ROOF on theWit will host an exclusive immersion event including cuisine, cocktails and entertainment.

“It doesn’t get much better than summer in Chicago, which is why our well-traveled team has enriched travel without having to leave this beautiful city,” says Ryan Kingston, general manager, theWit Hotel. “The JetSet events are designed to arouse all the senses of these seaside destinations through décor, music, food, libations and overall ambiance.”

The program will kick off Memorial Day weekend with a trip to Barcelona complete with food detail and cocktails.

On Friday, July 7, and Saturday, July 8, ROOF will take a trip to Costa del Sol, Spain, and the last trip will be to Lisbon on Labor Day weekend.

New York is welcoming its first sports betting bar and casino, Rivers Sportsbook Schenectady. The lounge, designed by DMAC Architecture, is approximately 1,800 square feet of comfortable chairs with charging ports, betting terminals and a gaming floor. With walls covered in high definition televsions, Rivers Sportsbook allows guests to place bets on several different games rather than just focusing on one.

 

PCMA recognized the achievements of business event professionals at the Visionary Awards ceremony on May 7. The annual celebration first began in 1987 as the PCMA Education Foundation Professional Achievement Dinner, which became known as the Visionary Awards in 2016 to celebrate inspirational leaders in the business events industry.

 

Lakhani Hospitality celebrated its 15th anniversary with a $10 million renovation of Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore. The family-owned company, which started in 2002 with the Holiday Inn Skokie, is now comprised of five Chicagoland hotel companies, totaling close to 1,000 guest rooms.