February 10: The 286-room Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott Hotel and Golf Club at
Champions Circle in Fort Worth has completed a multimillion-dollar
renovation. All rooms received new carpets, beds, bedding and plasma
TVs. The fitness center also has new cardio machines, and the 22,000
square feet of meeting space got a facelift as well. The clubhouse
grill and pro shop that service the Jay Morrish golf course also were
January 17: The 614-room Omni Fort Worth Hotel, the city's new convention center property, welcomed its first guests Jan. 17. Across from the Fort Worth Convention Center, the property is the new catering partner for the larger facility. The hotel offers 68,000 square feet of meeting space of its own, including the 18,788-square-foot Texas Ballroom, plus a 20,000-square-foot rooftop garden. Refreshment options include Bob's Steak & Chop House, Cast Iron, the Wine Thief bar and Whisky & Rye. Also available are a full-service fitness center, Wi-Fi access throughout, the Kimbell Art Museum Shop and the Mokara Spa with six treatment rooms.