Chicago's historic Claridge Hotel
reopened last Friday as the newly renovated Hotel Indigo Chicago
Gold Coast, a 165-room hotel with a 24-hour business center and a
meeting room that can seat 55 people. The hotel is managed by
InterContinental Hotels Group.
The new 20-room Red Mountain Wing opens
today at the 179-room St. Regis Resort Aspen in Colorado. Sixteen
of the rooms are standard guest units and four are suites; all have
fireplaces. A new spa opened at the property in December.
Ground was broken last week on the 217-room Ritz-Carlton Dallas.
When it opens in 2007, the property will offer 14,000 square feet
of meeting space and a 10,000-square-foot spa and fitness
The 495-room Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta has completed an $8
million guest room renovation. After a second phase of
refurbishments of its restaurants, public space and outdoor
function space is completed this summer, another round of
improvements to the hotel's 32,000 square feet of meeting space
will begin next year.