the 396-room Omni Berkshire Place, in midtown Manhattan, announced
the completion of a $4 million renovation to guest rooms and
hallways. Soft goods, carpeting and artwork have been replaced. The
hotel has 6,500 square feet of meeting space.
The Renaissance Grand Beach Resort on St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., has
been reflagged as a member of Palace Resorts. The 290-room,
all-inclusive Grand Bay Palace, with 5,645 square feet of meeting
space, is Palace Resorts' first property outside Cancun and the