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Review: The Newly Renovated Turtle Bay Resort Is a Family-Friendly Paradise on Oahu’s North Shore
BY TOBEY GRUMET SEGAL
Carefully balanced on the coast of Oahu’s ruggedly lush North Shore, Turtle Bay Resort is a heady mix of five-star luxury and laid-back surf culture. The venerable landmark, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2023, recently emerged triumphant from a massive renovation as a stunning and stylish, full-service Hawaiian destination guaranteed to put you at ease moments after you arrive.
Bellwether Beach Resort Set to Bring Retro-Florida Vibe to St. Pete Beach
Florida beachfront resort to debut with new name, new design, new experience in summer 2021
St Pete Beach, FL (January 2021) – Grand Plaza Hotel in St. Pete Beach, Florida will become Bellwether Beach Resort as part of an extensive renovation and rebranding, Benchmark®, a global hospitality company announced. The gulf-front property, which is owned by affiliates of Miami-based Gencom and operated by Benchmark, will reopen in summer 2021 to showcase a full redesign and revamped guest experience.
The resort’s new moniker sets the stage for Bellwether’s position as a trendsetter, leader, and standout in an award-winning locale globally recognized for its white-sand beaches, sun-drenched shorelines, and vibrant cultural happenings. At Bellwether, guests will discover a new travel destination that breaks away from a traditional beach resort vibe. Instead, they’ll uncover a setting that brings to life the vintage spirit of its coastal location.
YOTELPAD Park City to Open for the 2020/21 Ski Season
Park City, Utah, October 1, 2020 … Today Replay Destinations, YOTEL and BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, announced the expected opening date, operations structure and the general manager for a new hotel that will open this ski season in Park City. Developed by Replay Destinations in Canyons Village at the base of Park City Mountain Resort, YOTELPAD Park City will be the newest hotel to open in Park City and the first YOTELPAD concept to open globally.
BENCHMARK Acquires Arizona-Based Hotel Management Company, WESTROC Hotels and Resort
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, May 19, 2020 … Two legendary hotels and resorts previously managed under the Arizona-based Westroc Hotels & Resorts, the iconic Hotel Valley Ho in Old Town Scottsdale and the newest luxury golf resort in Paradise Valley, Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale, have transitioned to a larger management company, BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company. BENCHMARK® operates 80 independent hotels, luxury resorts and conference centers throughout North America, the Caribbean and Japan, with landmark properties including Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s storied North Shore; Tivoli Lodge in Vail, Colorado; Willows Lodge in Washington State; The Essex Resort & Spa in Vermont; and Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort on the island of Curacao.
Putting Sustainability On The Menu
Introducing Verlasso Salmon
Sustainability is a core value of the Benchmark culinary team. We believe responsible resourcing is just as important as exceptional cuisine.
You can still book an epic warm weather adventure
EXTENDED SUMMER GETAWAYS
It may be Fall in some places but Summer is still sizzling at many of our destination resorts! Check out these summer adventures still available.
Amazing Fall Getaways and Experiences
FILL YOUR FALL WITH COLOR
With everything from bucket list outdoor adventures, exciting festivals and concerts, plus unforgettable savings, we are embracing all that fall has to offer.