prweb | April 25, 2023
Pendry Hotels & Resorts today announced the development of Pendry Barbados and Pendry Residences Barbados, slated to debut in 2026. The first international destination from Pendry Hotels & Resorts, this island oasis will bring Pendry’s signature sensibilities and contemporary luxury offerings to a stunning Caribbean setting in St. Peter, on the country’s coveted west coast.
Pendry Hotels & Resorts will reimagine the existing Port Ferdinand Luxury Marina & Residences, and will develop a new luxury beachfront resort and residences with architect, Robert Glazier, and a U.S.-based private investment and development team. Pendry Barbados will consist of approximately 74 oceanfront guest rooms and suites along with 46 private Pendry Residences. Pendry Barbados guests and residence owners will have exclusive access to resort amenities, including a 111-berth marina; multiple dining concepts including a destination restaurant, beach club bar & grille, rum bar, lobby lounge, and pool bar; Spa Pendry with seven treatment rooms; a state-of-the-art fitness center; expansive indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, plus recreation and family-centric offerings including Pendry’s Pinwheel Kids Club and Compass Sports.
“We are incredibly excited to embark on the international expansion of the brand with Pendry Barbados,” said Alan J. Fuerstman, founder, chairman and CEO of Montage International. “With our commitment to creating inspiring experiences in exceptional destinations, we felt an immediate connection to the dynamic beauty and warm, welcoming spirit of Barbados, and we look forward to introducing our guests, homeowners and the local community to Pendry while creating lasting memories for many years to come.”
An enchanting island of white sand beaches, timeless caves and coral reefs, and an abundance of aquatic adventures, Barbados is also home to cricket, polo, horse racing, golf and a distinguished culinary scene—all of which will be embodied in the thoughtfully designed, amenity-rich, Pendry Barbados. The resort will offer private membership to an exclusive marina club in Port Ferdinand, featuring a variety of yacht berth sizes. Special amenity highlights include well-appointed dockside boat storage and dedicated individual vessel services to provide the ultimate sailing and boating experience with personalized access to onboard provisioning, dining, housekeeping and assistance with family excursion planning.
“The setting for Pendry Barbados is magical – a pristine beach, luxury marina, and lush forest intersect to create an incredibly unique environment,” said Michael Fuerstman, co-founder, Pendry Hotels & Resorts. “We are so inspired by this captivating destination, and thrilled to bring forward sophisticated architecture and design, and the unique amenities, experiences and adventures for which Pendry Hotels & Resorts is known.”
About Pendry Hotels & Resorts
Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a contemporary luxury hospitality brand from Montage International. Pendry combines inspired design with a celebration of culture and authentic service tailored to today’s cultured world traveler. Founders Alan J. Fuerstman and Michael Fuerstman's well-seasoned experience in the hospitality industry serves as the foundation for the brand, injecting each property with a unique perspective on contemporary style, and an emphasis on the arts and local community in the city it calls home. The portfolio of hotels includes Pendry San Diego, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, Pendry West Hollywood, Pendry Chicago, Pendry Manhattan West, Pendry Park City and Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf. Opening in 2023 is Pendry Newport Beach. Opening in 2024 is Pendry Natirar and Pendry La Quinta. Opening in 2026 are Pendry Tampa and Pendry Barbados. Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
businesswire | May 04, 2023
An investment exceeding $100 million, the Versailles Tower will feature a new exterior and interior. The renovation will introduce 756 redesigned luxury guestrooms and a pedestrian bridge connecting the Versailles Tower to the existing Paris resort. Caesars Entertainment offers more than 23,000 rooms across Las Vegas, and this renovated tower will showcase some of the finest rooms throughout its nine resorts.
“We know our guests, especially our Caesars Rewards® members, love Paris Las Vegas. Over the past year we’ve made significant enhancements to elevate the destination, bringing new concepts like Vanderpump à Paris, Nobu, The Bedford by Martha Stewart and most recently, a completely renovated sportsbook,” said Sean McBurney, Regional President of Caesars Entertainment. “The addition of the Versailles Tower makes Paris one of the largest resorts in the heart of The Strip. The interior and exterior will be completely reimagined and transformed into some of the best rooms in Las Vegas. When it opens this fall, our guests will have easy access to the incredible restaurants and gaming options they have grown to love at Paris Las Vegas.”
The Versailles Tower will feature some of the largest standard rooms on The Strip, starting at 436 square feet. In addition, select guestrooms will offer new 55-square-foot balconies with unmatched views of The Strip as part of the renovation. The enhanced rooms in the Versailles Tower at Paris Las Vegas are slated for completion in late 2023 with the pedestrian bridge to follow in early 2024.
About Paris Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas brings the passion and sophistication of the City of Light to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, transporting guests to Europe's most romantic city. Distinctive for its dramatic 46-story replica Eiffel Tower with a free, nightly light show and authentic architectural reproductions, the resort features more than 2,900 rooms and suites, including Burgundy Rooms. The new Versailles Tower will soon be integrated into Paris Las Vegas, adding 756 redesigned luxury guestrooms to the hotel, with select rooms featuring balconies. The resort offers an 85,000-square-foot casino; the renovated Caesars Race & Sportsbook at Paris Las Vegas; the two-acre Pool à Paris; Las Vegas’ first rooftop bar and grill, BEER PARK, spanning 10,000 square feet; Voie Spa & Salon; two wedding chapels; unique French retail shopping located along the resort’s Le Boulevard District and the opulent nightlife venue Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop. Restaurants include a distinctive array of fine cuisine such as Chef Joho's acclaimed Eiffel Tower Restaurant, French-bistro Mon Ami Gabi and internationally renowned Gordon Ramsay Steak. Paris Las Vegas also offers quick service options like Brioche by Guy Savoy and Bobby’s Burgers by Bobby Flay. Additionally, the resort is home to Lisa Vanderpump’s second Las Vegas venue, Vanderpump à Paris, Nobu restaurant and The Bedford by Martha Stewart. Featuring one of the largest ballrooms in Las Vegas, Paris offers 140,000 square feet of pillarless function space.
prnewswire | May 24, 2023
Jurny, Inc., a pioneering hospitality tech company powering operations for short-term rental (STR) properties across the globe, is rolling out its latest and most robust operating system to date. Available now, JurnyOS 2.0 is powered by GPT-4 and features dynamic AI tools designed to connect, optimize and automate operational tasks and guest management.
JurnyOS 2.0 Highlights:
Never Miss a Message with Nia - Nia is Jurny's advanced AI assistant built on GPT-4, which can automate tasks and enhance customer service while improving operational efficiency. It is already more accurate at many tasks than the average human agent and, thanks to generative ai, is rapidly improving each day; Nia can already handle full conversations with guests, making it infinitely scalable.
Premier Management in a Free PMS - Jurny now offers the industry's only completely free PMS leveraging generative AI to assist hosts with managing their properties. With no onboarding fees, an intuitive user interface (UI), and the help of Nia, properties are live in minutes, not months.
One (Click) and Done - Jurny's new OS and PMS feature the industry's most robust integration for Airbnb. Property managers can sign in once to seamlessly connect to the Airbnb platform, sync content and historical data, update rates and availability, and receive bookings in real time from the easy-to-use Jurny platform.
All-in-One Vertically Integrated System - Remove the hassle of finding the best tools and say goodbye to tracking multiple licenses and renewal dates. Jurny offers a natively integrated best-in-class technology stack, including popular tools like Wheelhouse, Autohost, Minut and others for advanced analytics & reporting, channel management, reputation management, electronic payments, IoT access control, website development and more.
Luca Zambello co-founded Jurny after more than a decade of working in different areas of the hospitality industry. After building and managing a luxury rental business in Los Angeles, which grew to more than 300 units across five markets and grossed over $1 million in its first year, Zambello quickly realized how archaic existing operational management solutions were and began developing tech in house. In 2019, he and his team launched Jurny to fix the fragmented and costly property management model through modern, transformative technologies.
Today, Jurny is leading the industry's transition to the digital age, utilizing AI and automation in smart ways that enhance the guest experience. According to a recent report from Skift on generative AI's impact on travel, customer service and guest support is one of the most expensive cost centers for short-term rental management companies and the hospitality industry as a whole.
"The release of Jurny's AI-enhanced technology and access to its premium PMS for free is poised to transform the industry," said Andrew Kitchell, Founder & CEO of Wheelhouse. "By democratizing access to advanced tools that were once only available to the biggest players, Jurny is not just changing the game, it's leveling the playing field for everyone in the industry."
About Jurny, Inc
Jurny helps vacation rental and short-term rental (STR) hosts to reimagine property management through its free property management software (PMS) and cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI)-driven JurnyOS, powered by GPT-4. As the most advanced ecosystem in the industry, Jurny enables single-click native integration with Airbnb and other leading solutions for channel sales, dynamic pricing, guest verification, IoT device management, customer service and more.