November 12, 2003

Yesterday, 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 Maya Riviera.