Portland, Oregon’s Hotel deLuxe opened as the luxury Hotel Mallory in 1912 and underwent the first of its renovations in the late 1940s. In 2004, it was purchased by Provenance Hotels and reopened two years later following a renovation that preserved much of its original architecture.
An award-winning event décor designer opens an event venue.
The Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau reports that 2015 showed strong growth and momentum for the capital city.
Over the summer I was given the opportunity to join the TSTS Tech Summit in Cancun. It was the first time I had travelled for work - outside of internal company trips - and the first time I had ever travelled to Mexico. In anticipation of the next TSTS event in Dallas, I’ve been reflecting on the trip, the positive experience I had, and what made the conference so successful. I’ve narrowed it down to one major thing: the attention to detail at all of our site visits.
Go off the beaten path and explore these five secret spots.
Hotel du Village captures the beauty and romance of the French countryside and places it squarely in the charming and creative hamlet of New Hope. It’s long been a New Hope landmark, beloved by visitors and residents, many of whom spent Thanksgiving dinner around a table at the hotel’s restaurant, so it was naturally met with curiosity when Hotel du Village was sold in 2013.
Once an army fort that guarded against enemy advancements into the Puget Sound, today Fort Worden welcomes groups of all sizes as a 434-acre state park with stunning views of the Salish Sea and Cascade and Olympic mountains. Built in the late 1800s on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, the fort was closed in 1953 and purchased as a state park in 1973. Fort Worden features 20 different meeting options—from small rooms for 25 attendees to the McCurdy Pavilion, which can accommodate up to 1,300.
Maryhill Museum of Art began its life as a mansion. In 1907, Samuel Hill, a railroad executive and road builder, purchased 5,300 acres along the Columbia River with hopes of establishing a Quaker farming community.
Did you know that Washington is the second-largest premium wine producer in the country? Or that Oregon has more than 600 wineries and more than 950 vine- yards? This summer, celebrate Northwest wine by explor- ing its wine countries with a group tasting tour or stocking your event bar with some of the region’s most acclaimed vintages. Cheers!
Wine Tasting 101
June 17 marked the much-anticipated grand opening of the 16-story Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane Washington. Part of the Davenport Hotel Collection, the hotel is the state’s fifth largest hotel and features 716 rooms, 40 suites and 64,173 square feet of meeting space.