October 21, 2016

Currently undergoing a $100-million-dollar transformation, the 1,000-room Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Fla., is set to become an all-inclusive destination resort when its makeover is unveiled in mid-January 2017.

As part of Hilton's Curio Collection, a global set of luxury hotels hand-picked for their character, the Diplomat Beach Resort will have reimagined guest rooms, indoor and outdoor public spaces, more than 10 new culinary concepts, and a spa.

The culinary offerings recently were featured during a New York City launch event. Tastes and craft cocktails were offered by Portico Beer & Wine Garden; Bristol's Burgers; Diplomat Prime; Monkitail; Point Royal, Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's Coastal-American restaurant; and Playa, a beachfront Nuevo-Latina restaurant and bar featuring an extensive selection of rums and tequilas.

The property has 209,000 square feet of meeting space that includes the 50,000-square-foot unobstructed Great Hall; four ballrooms, including the 20,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom overlooking the Atlantic; 39 additional breakout rooms, and outdoor special event areas including the pool deck and 33rd-floor lounge space.