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Articles tagged with 'hotels'

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Potawatomi Hotel nears completion

Published Aug. 4, 2014

The new 18-story, nearly 400-room Potawatomi Hotel is slated to open on Monday, Aug. 18. We stopped in to get a peek at the nearly complete hotel.

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Iron Horse Hotel team announces a second Detroit hotel project

Published July 7, 2014

Aparium Hotel Group and its principals Mario Tricoci, Kevin Robinson and Milwaukee's Tim Dixon, today announced plans to redevelop the historic Detroit Fire Department Headquarters into a 100-room upscale independent hotel called The Foundation Hotel.

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The Pfister renovations completed

Published June 26, 2014

The Pfister Hotel announced today that it has completed the renovation of its 176 tower guest rooms.The completed guest room renovations are part of a multi-year, multi-million-dollar reinvestment in the property, which includes new club floors, a high-tech executive boardroom and a 23rd-floor lounge.

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Talking tourism, conventions, hotels and more

Published March 13, 2014

As a follow up to last week's "Hotel Week" feature, I reached out to the leadership at Visit Milwaukee to get additional flavor on our city's tourism market, capacity and future.

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Reflections on my role as The Pfister Narrator

Published March 9, 2014

The role of The Pfister Narrator is to spend time in the hotel, talking to guests about what brings them to the hotel and documenting their stories via The Pfister's blog. But it included much more than that, too.

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Our favorite hotels

Published March 8, 2014

As writers who travel a lot, we've had the benefit of staying at some amazing hotels all around the world. Did you ever wonder what are our favorites? Well, we did, too. Here's our staff's personal top picks.

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Milwaukee hotels that famous people (briefly) called home

Published March 7, 2014

Elvis? The Beatles? Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle? John Fitzgerald Kennedy? Who is the most famous person to have stayed in a hotel in Milwaukee? While not a mecca for the famous, like New York, Chicago or Los Angeles, Milwaukee has been a temporary home for many famous people.

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Milwaukee's priciest hotel rooms

Published March 7, 2014

Which hotel rooms in Milwaukee are the most expensive? Read on to find out, and to learn why the most expensive rooms are often also the least expensive.

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Lavish book catalogs The Pfister's hallowed history

Published March 6, 2014

Short of visiting the landmark hotel itself, nothing conveys The Pfister's unique sense of place like "The History, Art & Imagery of The Pfister Hotel," a lavish hardcover volume illustrated with photographs by Jay Filter and written by local author and ad man Thomas Jordan.

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Some hotels offer a view onto history

Published March 6, 2014

There are hotels that occupy purpose-built structures, like The Pfister. And there are hotels that are created in the shells of buildings erected for other purposes, like the Hampton Inn on West Wisconsin Avenue, which occupies a converted office building. Over the years, I've stayed in both. A few of the latter kind of hotel have remained planted firmly in my memory. Here are some of them.

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Hotel Metro makes art deco "green"

Published March 5, 2014

"Going green" has been an emphasis for businesses and consumers alike for years now, but Milwaukee's Hotel Metro was ahead of the curve, using sustainable products upon its construction in the late 1990s and continues doing so to this day.