Rendition, a new restaurant and bar, has opened its doors on the ground floor of Hotel Interurban in Tukwila, Washington, just minutes from downtown Seattle. Offering shareable plates and aromatic spirit-driven cocktails, the menu highlights include graze boards, hibachi skewers of braised pork belly, marinated tiger prawns, dry-aged steaks and smoked sablefish. Showstopping desserts include Thai Bananas Foster flambé, served in a cast-iron skillet with a tableside pour of ginger-infused rum; Berries & Bubbles, with sea salt meringues, macerated berries and PopRocks, served with tableside pour of brut Champagne for a crackling, sensational experience; and Campfire Profiterole, served under a clear glass cloche, cream puffs are lightly smoked with apricot crème and dark chocolate mousse with activated charcoal that releases smoke when the cloche is lifted. The restaurant has a large inviting dining room, spacious bar, and sprawling outdoor patio with firepit.

The 185-room Hotel Interurban offers over 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including the 19th-floor Rainer Room (capacity: 300) with a spectacular view of Mount Rainier. hotelinterurban.com/event-spaces

Hyatt at Olive 8, in the heart of downtown Seattle, features local seafood at its new signature restaurant TIDAL+. Tidal. Menu offerings include a raw bar, oyster tacos, ceviche, lobster mac & cheese, a smoky salmon cobb salad, Alaskan halibut and craft cocktails like SeaGarita, which adds salted seafoam to the classic ‘rita. The 346-room Hyatt at Olive 8, luxury eco-conscious property, has 12,000 square feet of meeting space, including a ballroom that can accommodate 480 guests for a banquet, 600 for a reception and 800 theater-style. hotelinterurban.com/event-spaces

Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Hotel Drover, an award-winning Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott, focuses on simple pleasures and genuine hospitality. Kick-off your boots and stay awhile with 200 rustic-luxe rooms and suites. When ready, grab a hand-crafted cocktail or cold beer and wander outside to The Backyard at Hotel Drover, an outdoor oasis, with creekside seating, outdoor games, and seasonal live music.

 

In 1927, Hilton Hotels founder Conrad Hilton said, "Abilene, Texas will be well prepared to handle large conventions and please the most fastidious visitor." Nearly 95 years later, Abilene has fulfilled this vision and is excited to welcome back the Hilton family of hotels in the heart of Downtown Abilene with a recently announced DoubleTree by Hilton.

 

Blame it on the eight seasons of “Portlandia” or simply on the way people rave about the city when they return from visiting. Portland is experiencing a hotel boom. Collectively, the recent wave in hotel development has resulted in an increase in room inventory of nearly 50 percent since 2016.