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NAPLES, MARCO ISLAND & THE EVERGLADES,
Several Naples properties have undergone renovations and rebrands in
recent years. The $320 million renovation of the JW Marriott Marco
Island Beach Resort is the latest. This will add an adults-only Lanai
Tower with 94 rooms (bringing the total count to 810), a chef-driven
restaurant, rooftop lounge and meeting space with Gulf views.
LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort recently completed a $30
million renovation that added locally inspired artwork to new
guest rooms in the Gulf Tower, a redesigned lobby and BALEEN
restaurant. Meanwhile, Naples Bay Resort, situated directly on a
97-slip marina, offers boat rentals for groups looking to do some
Gulf Coast fishing. Groups can also take in the sites during a kayak
tour through Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
Norfolk's new Waterside District
is a hub for restaurants, outdoor
concerts and private event spaces.
a wide range of venues that accommodate up to 6,000 attendees.
This new multipurpose space complements the city's newest
meetings hotel: Hilton Norfolk The Main. Standing 21 stories
tall, the 300-room property features a glass curtain wall that brings
plenty of light into its 100-ft atrium. The Exchange, now Norfolk's
largest convention and meeting space at 50,000 sf, offers signature
dining experiences to groups, including a rooftop beer garden and
Virginia's first certified organic restaurant.
Norfolk's new Waterside District is a hub for restaurants, outdoor
concerts in the summer and private event spaces with views of
Elizabeth River. The 90,000-sf area is spread across two levels with
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GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA
A zip around the BMW Performance Center's track is not just
a hair-raising, 90mph team building experience, but a lesson on