Hotel Digest: Arabella Hotel Sedona Undergoes $4m renovation; Motto by Hilton Launched

Arabella Hotel Sedona

Arabella Hotel Sedona Undergoes $4m Renovation

Tucked within 8 acres of scenic Sedona, the inspiring Arabella Hotel surrounded by desert vistas undergoes a $4-million property wide renovation.

Originally built as the Sedona Lodge in the 1940s, the structure was the very first hotel in town constructed to accommodate Old Hollywood directors, actors and crews, including the legendary John Wayne.

Later transformed into the King’s Ransom Hotel, the property enjoyed further fame in the 1960s when Elvis Presley and Hollywood came knocking again.

The famed historical site makeover includes remodeled guest rooms, hotel lobby, all building exteriors, complete landscaping throughout and newly designed outdoor public spaces including the main pool and the adjacent relaxation gardens, as well as, the newly added Sunset Vista lounge area… Read More

Hilton Launches Lifestyle Brand Motto By Hilton

Hilton has launched Motto by Hilton, its newest affordable lifestyle brand that will empower guests by giving them the freedom to create their own experiences in the world’s most sought-after cities.

As Hilton approaches its 100th anniversary, it continues to pioneer the hospitality landscape with a new brand to address the needs and desires of the evolving global traveler.

“Hilton prides itself on being a leader in the hospitality industry and evolving with the needs of our guests,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton. “Innovation is in our DNA, and as we embark on our 100th year as a company, we are innovating more than ever before. With Motto by Hilton, we are bringing to market something the industry has never experienced with its flexible and affordable room product, desirable locations and guest-empowered service.” … Read More