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Articles tagged with 'hotels'


New report says Downtown needs more connectivity

Published May 19, 2015

A new report by Hunden Strategic Partners in Chicago was presented yesterday at a Public Policy Forum luncheon at the Intercontinental Milwaukee. It calls for more connectivity and density, and makes some obvious but not apparent to all observations.


4 Marcus Hotels & Resorts' properties nab AAA Four Diamond Award

Published Feb. 13, 2015

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation announced today that four of its owned and managed properties have again received the AAA Four Diamond Award rating in 2015. Less than four percent of 58,000 AAA-approved hotels and restaurants receive this rating.


Take a virtual tour of The Pfister's art collection

Published Oct. 20, 2014

The Pfister Hotel was the first hotel in the United States to launch an augmented reality tour. Ten pieces in the hotel's art collection are now interactive, with the goal of adding additional pieces in the coming months.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.