We focus on operations that have large investment bases -- groups who range from investment fund and asset managers to hospitality management groups.
If you have significant investment into a single or multiple properties, and your goal is to see a greater return on your investment, we can help.
But "why" you ask?
Because we specialize in providing opportunities for profitability. Wouldn't you rather direct your saved assets toward uncontrollable operating costs and into revenue generation?
The current economy is challenging and all of our clients want to retain more of their profits. However, we see their efforts to create revenue through saving always directed toward the one area which directly affects revenue, and that is Labor.
Labor on the surface seems to be the last bastion of flexible control. And with labor reductions, those who have a direct role in revenue generation find their ability to meet service standards minimized, resulting in management teams spending more time in supporting roles than they do managing and growing THEIR (your) business.
We can provide for you a competitive advantage which will minimize economic lows and maximize economic highs.We can bring back to your operation controls which allow for all of your assets to work for, not against you.
Can't we do this ourselves?
Can you leverage your local buying power 10 fold? If your supplier says that they can give you better prices, then what are they waiting for? If your team says that they can do this, then why haven't they already?
We specialize in the fine details for your benefit, and that is our advantage over others. We're hands-on, and that advantage we have is that we do this for many of the best operations out there. We surround ourselves with this type of work each day; you can use that specialization to your advantage. Simply put, we work on the fine details that make a difference.
Terranea (terra-NAY-a) is a land unto itself. When you step onto our 102-acre private peninsula paradise, it's like stepping into a whole new world - minutes from the bustle of Los Angeles. On three sides, you're surrounded by the tranquil waves of the Pacific and across the channel is Catalina Island. The coastal setting of Terranea embraces its Mediterranean heritage and incorporates it into its architecture. From the resort lobby and outdoor gardens to private terraces and inviting courtyards with outdoor fireplaces, our carefully tended southern California family resort continues to evolve naturally over time.
For nearly a century, The Beverly Hills Hotel has been the spot for Hollywood’s brightest lights to socialize by the pool or romance in cozy private bungalows, while studio moguls and heavy-hitting financiers complete deals in the Polo Lounge. The hotel offers the ambiance of a relaxed resort with lush, fragrant gardens, palm-lined poolside atmosphere, beautiful guest rooms, and public areas reminiscent of timeless Hollywood glamour. Today, every visitor to “The Pink Palace” is pampered like a celebrity. With an ideal location on Sunset Boulevard, steps away from Rodeo Drive, in one of the nation’s most coveted Zip Codes – 90210 – The Beverly Hills Hotel is whatever a guest wishes it to be.
Surrounded by 12 acres of lush gardens Hotel Bel-Air has 58 guestrooms and 45 suites, including 7 one of a kind specialty suites.
The incredible re-design of Hotel Bel-Air by the famed interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud was inspired by 1930s, 1940s and 1950s Hollywood, a period of Southern Californian residential architecture and design that produced an all American style evoking glamour and graceful living with international flair.
The Bel-Air’s design has always mixed the influences of Spanish colonial, layered with the smooth finishes and graceful shapes of French Deco, the last word in fashion of the time. The style that emerged was young, fun, fresh and elegant. Stone floors in limestone and polished marble, smooth, pale plaster walls, natural wood ceilings and rich finishes and textures with bold strokes of color in furnishings were melded to create a confident style that complements the glorious garden atmosphere.
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air features modern California with European and Mediterranean influences in a spectacular garden setting embracing the fabulous California lifestyle of indoor and outdoor living. All of our menus showcase the best of California's wonderful, fresh ingredients such as produce from Chino Farms and local farmers' markets, all natural poultry and sustainable seafood.
The Club, conveniently located in midtown Manhattan, offers many services including a formal dining room, charming hotel rooms, a library, a Work Center, two floors of athletic facilities (including squash courts), and casual dining at several spots in the Clubhouse. A landmark building designed by McKim, Mead & White, the Clubhouse is also the hub of an extraordinary array of events. Together, the facilities and events provide opportunities to meet old friends and make new ones, which is what the Harvard Club of New York is all about.
Across its campuses, the CIA faculty is comprised of more than 140 chefs and instructors from 16 countries around the world. They have unrivaled industry experience in the kitchens, bakeshops, and dining rooms of famed establishments—from New York City to San Francisco, and international capitals beyond. And along with Master Chefs and Bakers, the CIA's renowned teaching team includes PhDs, Culinary Olympians, authors, Registered Dietitians, and MBAs—ensuring students get the CIA's gold-standard education in culinary and baking and pastry arts, business management, and liberal arts.
Rising castle-like on the western hills, the CIA at Greystone is one of the Napa Valley's most historic and majestic properties. It's also one of the world's most unique and inspiring campuses for culinary education. Perhaps no other destination in wine country offers a richer food and wine experience in one location. Whatever your interest in coming to Greystone — from dining to demonstrations, from professional programs to enthusiast courses — your stay will broaden your appreciation of all things culinary and help you gain new knowledge and skills in the special place that is the Napa Valley
Centrally located in the heart of the American Southwest, the CIA San Antonio is a welcoming community of students, instructors, and alumni who have a deep commitment to the culinary arts and a kinship with those who practice them. The CIA has been a trusted leader in providing outstanding culinary education since 1946, and now the college is offering its proven culinary arts degree program in San Antonio.
Set among restored 19th century buildings once part of the Pearl Brewery, the CIA San Antonio campus is as diverse as the culinary world itself. Located on the San Antonio River just north of downtown, the 20-acre Pearl Brewery site is developing into an exciting center that will be filled with cafés, schools, lofts, services, and events. The CIA classrooms and kitchens are state-of-the-art and dedicated to real-world experiences, creating an ideal setting for learning.
Every element is in place for an idyllic retreat: a refined resort perched high on a coastal bluff, pristine, white sand beaches below, and the picturesque arts community of Laguna Beach all around. Montage Laguna Beach offers a seaside destination unlike any other, pairing extraordinary amenities with the genuine warmth of a cozy, Craftsman-style estate. It's the ideal Southern California beach retreat, whether you're seeking a restorative midweek or weekend vacation, planning a small to mid-size meeting, or hosting a romantic wedding reception.
Poised in the vibrant epicenter of Los Angeles, Montage Beverly Hills invites travelers to experience the convergence of two remarkable worlds. Explore a dynamic, high-energy cosmopolitan destination. Then, take refuge in a welcoming respite distinguished by artfully crafted experiences. Only 30 minutes for Los Angeles International Airport, Montage Beverly Hills is the consummate ally in any Los Angeles adventure, from global conferences to pampering spa weekends with friends. Stunning views, inspired amenities, personalized service. The stage is set for everyone to engage and retreat, to be seen or escape.
Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is an industry-leading owner and asset manager of high-end hotels and resorts. We own a quality portfolio of upper upscale and luxury hotels and resorts in desirable North American and European locations. Our portfolio is currently made up of 16 properties totaling 7,630 rooms. We own unique hotels with complex operations, sophisticated customers and multiple revenue streams. Our properties are geographically diverse and include large convention hotels, business hotels and resorts, which are managed by internationally known hotel management companies.
Throughout the years, hosting many celebrities, musicians, dignitaries and politicians, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa retains its sense of place staying true to the people who first built it. Amid an unsurpassed natural landscape with diverse appeal to families, couples, golf getaways, girlfriend getaways and multi-generational guests, the Inn remains one of the finest resorts in North America.
Witness the extraordinary intersection of history and innovation at The New York Palace, a Manhattan luxury hotel located just steps from St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Rockefeller Center on Madison Avenue. The hotel boasts 813 guest rooms and 86 suites, including the prominent Towers accommodations, showcasing exceptional views of the city skyline, elegant furnishings and enhanced features. In addition to full concierge services and a lengthy list of in-room amenities, The Palace is proud to offer on-site dining at the Madison Room & Bar; a fitness center and spa; and a convenient location that positions us as the ideal choice among Midtown luxury hotels for business or leisure guests.
The Pierre, the iconic flagship of Taj Hotels on New York's Fifth Avenue overlooking Central Park, re-opened on June 1, 2009 following a meticulous $100 million renovation to create new guestroom and bath interiors, and reconfigure first-floor public areas to include London's classic brasserie, Le Caprice and Two E Bar/Lounge, the residential-style lounge by day and stylish bar by night.
In 1985, the developers of Barton Creek Resort & Spa looked out across some 4,000 acres of raw land and envisioned a world-class residential development comprising million-dollar estates, a private country club and a resort complete with European-style spa and fitness center. And it all would be designed to harmonize with nature and preserve the splendor of the Texas Hill Country.
Come experience the very pinnacle of all-inclusive excellence in the Caribbean. Sandals delights couples in love with supremely luxurious accommodations, gourmet candlelit dining for two, gorgeous tropical settings and some of the world's most exquisite beaches in Jamaica, St. Lucia, Antigua, and the Bahamas. If you are planning a wedding, Sandals is the leader in Caribbean destination weddings and honeymoon packages.
All-inclusive Beaches Resorts offer Luxury Included Vacations® where kids and grownups alike can do as much—or as little—as they want. Vacations at Beaches all-inclusive family resorts in the Caribbean are all about you, and taking the time to relax, unwind and spend quality time together with loved ones. These all-inclusive Caribbean resorts have everything you need, from amazing dining choices that let you decide where and when you want to eat, to accommodations that give you the space you need. Happy days turn into magical nights, giving you so much to share, talk about and laugh about. And, most of all, you’ll remember it all for years to come.
Today's Fisher Island is equally exclusive, private and represents one of the wealthiest zip codes in the U.S. Accessible only by auto-ferry or yacht, this private residential island community & Miami country club is set against views of the Atlantic Ocean, the iconic Miami skyline, and is located off-shore, just minutes from the U.S. mainland and South Miami Beach. The original Vanderbilt Mansion now serves as the landmark centerpiece of the sprawling 45 luxury accommodations; dotted with the charming villas (the Courtyard Villas were added in the late 80's) and lavish cottages that made up the original property. (the surrounding buildings, cottages that are part of the original property are: Mansion, Pump house / Beach Club tower , Rosamund's Studio, Rosemary's cottage, North and South Cottage, Jr. Suites, Café Tangier, Airplane hanger.)
When The Forge was approaching its 40th anniversary in May 2009, owner Shareef Malnik had a vision: To take his culinary grande dame into a new era with a high-style nip-tuck. As a dynamic entrepreneur whose principal desire is to redefine the dining experience, Malnik has succeeded in creating yet another world-class bastion of food, wine and entertainment: The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar, which opened March 31, 2010.
In the heart of Beverly Hills – steps from renowned Rodeo Drive shops – this historic hotel buzzes with vitality from dramatic renovations, blending tradition and trend. See-and-be-seen dining and glamorous events are balanced by quiet, personal comfort in the spa, the pool and luxury guest rooms. Thoughtful Four Seasons care warms every moment.
Built in classic Spanish colonial style, the Resort’s accommodations include 207 guest rooms and suites located in the low-lying main buildings and in a collection of 12 one story cottages secluded at the rear of the property amidst garden greenery. Reached along winding pathways, each cottage comprises three to five guest rooms, each with its own private entrance
Complete with flower-filled courtyards, restful fountains and red-tiled roofs, Bacara is the perfect place to enjoy the leisurely pace and warm embrace of the California lifestyle, where the climate is Mediterranean – mild and sunny, with average daytime temperatures between 60 and 80 degrees. Cool, crystal-clear nights are ideal for stargazing (unlike most Southern California coastal areas, where the concentration of urban lights and frequent nighttime cloud cover can obscure even the moon).
Loews Santa Monica is a beachfront hideaway with dramatic views of Santa Monica Beach and the Pacific Ocean. This freshly redesigned luxury hotel showcases a modern residential new feel featuring the chic Ocean Spa & Fitness, alluring ocean view dining, and an expansive oceanfront pool and lounge area. Moments from Malibu and Venice, our exquisite accommodations on California’s most celebrated beach bring an authentic local style and exceptionally personal service to this vibrant seaside setting.
Experience an Orlando resort getaway within this Downtown Disney hotel that ascends above the rest. Soaring 27 stories above the world's favorite destination, Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa in the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort raises the bar for exceptional quality and service in this sunny locale. Feel the magic the moment you arrive at our exclusive Walt Disney World hotel. Take a refreshing dip in one of three outdoor pools. Schedule a soothing treatment at our full-service Spa and Salon. Experience the thrill of world-famous Downtown Disney, with its vibrant shops, delicious restaurants, and exhilarating nightlife. For work or play, delight in our exclusive amenities, stunning accommodations and alluring setting.
Caneel Bay invites you to 'disconnect' in pristine natural surroundings and low-key luxury. The beach vacation resort, nestled within the Virgin Islands National Park on St. John, remains faithful to the vision of founder Laurance Rockefeller and his reverence for the environment. Seven secluded beaches border 170 lush Caribbean acres where accommodations have been artfully built to blend into the landscape. The resort remains purposefully absent of modern glitz and digital distractions. A perfect getaway from the furious pace of the world at home.
A timeless classic, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel, has been called home by leaders in world affairs, business, society and the arts since its debut in 1930. Brilliantly positioned on Madison Avenue in Manhattan's Upper East Side overlooking Central Park, it is a true New York City landmark — a showcase of great art, a purveyor of privacy and a sanctuary of luxury and refined taste. Guests feel truly ensconced in the elegant residential atmosphere of this unparalleled New York City luxury hotel, a 2010 recipient of Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel in New York.
As culturally vibrant as the neighborhood in which it sits, Rosewood Crescent Hotel® is ideally located in the heart of Uptown Dallas. Within walking distance of the downtown Dallas' Arts District, where the new Winspear Opera House and Wyly Theatre complete the largest urban arts district in America, the luxury hotel consistently wins hearts and accolades. Offering chic, contemporary styling, a serene spa and dining options ranging from Nobu to Starbucks, Rosewood Crescent Hotel offers discreet, professional service with Texas charm.
Rediscover the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, which has reclaimed the city skyline as a beacon of modern design, following a dramatic $50 million transformation. The artful new lobby of this downtown Chicago hotel near Grant Park beckons with a grand sense of arrival – at once, as fashionable as the city of Chicago – through crisp lines, dark woods and neutral finishes tinged with pops of color.
The AAA Five-Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has come to reflect the dynamic environment that surrounds it --- where sun-washed stone and bright green cottonwoods rise up to meet the pale-blue sky and majestic purple mountains. Boasting Willow Stream Spa, one of the best Spas in North America (as ranked by Travel + Leisure Magazine), four award-winning restaurants, state-of-the art meeting facilities, and two 18-hole championship golf courses -- one of which is home to the Annual PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open -- (formerly the FBR Open) -- this highly acclaimed Scottsdale resort is truly an experience like no other.
Bohlsen Restaurant Group is a family-based organization. Michael and Kurt Bohlsen, third generation restaurateurs, uphold the family tradition of mixing the essential ingredients to any successful restaurant enterprise — service, style and cuisine. By focusing on quality, we hope to inspire today’s discerning diners and generations of future diners at a Bohlsen Restaurant.
We're obsessive about HOSPITALITY, our aim is not simply to please our guests but make them so happy that the last thing they say to themselves is "I can't wait to come back"
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Boston. Overlooking the famed Public Garden and Beacon Hill, and within easy reach of every notable business, entertainment and cultural attraction, Four Seasons is characterized by elegant simplicity and old-world Boston charm.
Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo. Spilling down a coastal hillside to an isthmus of golden sand, Four Seasons creates an ambience of simple luxury in this pristine natural setting. With two unspoiled beaches, an indigenous spa, championship golf and the magic of the tropical dry forest.
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Denver. In the heart of downtown – alive with sports, theatre, night life and shopping – Four Seasons glows as a landmark at 14th and Arapahoe. Urban chic design subtly reflects the natural beauty of Colorado, and oversized windows thrill the eyes with Rocky Mountain views. Experience see-and-be-seen dining, a spa sanctuary and downtown’s premier rooftop pool terrace for resort-style ease. Thoughtful Four Seasons touches make your Denver stay feel both effortless and exhilarating.
Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu. Gloriously revitalized, this natural tropical paradise offers more than ever to explore – with a newly expanded Spa, beachfront dining, fashion boutiques and new Deluxe Suites, in addition to Jack Nicklaus signature golf. Set on the Big Island’s exclusive Kona-Kohala Coast, this showpiece resort captures the essence of Hawaiian design, culture and tradition.
Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole. Enjoy Four Seasons luxury with ski-in/ski-out access in Wyoming’s spectacular Teton Mountains. During warmer months, play golf, fish or hike in unspoiled natural wilderness. Breathe in the fresh alpine air. Marvel at a sky full of stars, and savor exquisite dining wrapped in panoramic mountain views.
On the tiny, pristine island of Lana'i, two Four Seasons resorts provide a one-of-a-kind experience – presenting both ocean and highlands landscapes and balancing a sense of tranquility with an abundance of recreational activities. In these two exquisite resorts – frequently listed among the world's finest – Four Seasons combines the very best of Lana'i. Many guests spend time at both.
Arranged in a U-shape with the open end facing the ocean, the majority of the five-star Resort’s 380 luxury guest rooms and suites – the largest on the island – feature dazzling views of the Pacific Ocean that can be enjoyed from the privacy of their furnished lanai (a veranda or roofed patio). From floor to ceiling, every room creates a fresh take on modern luxury and Hawaiian sophistication. Rooms are accented by the artwork of specially commissioned artisans.
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Miami. Just a block from glittering Biscayne Bay, in the heart of the city, Four Seasons presents a sophisticated urban oasis – within easy reach of the very best of Miami. A sleek tower of luxurious guest rooms and suites with sweeping vistas of the city and bay.
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel New York. Rising over Manhattan's premier shopping and business district, between Park and Madison Avenues, the I.M. Pei-designed Four Seasons features stunning views and gracious style – a remarkable luxury experience, even by New York standards.
Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach. On an expanse of quiet beach, discover an intimate, five-star, five-diamond resort, where all guest rooms and suites have been completely restyled. Enjoy chic, contemporary comfort, capturing the casual sophistication of an oceanfront home. Kids can be kids and grown-ups can restore in the glamorous spa, or dine overlooking the ocean. Enhance your stay with golf at several award-winning courses, or browse the shops on nearby Worth Avenue.
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at Palo Alto. Four Seasons brings the high-touch appeal of its legendary service and luxury to the innovative capital of high tech. In the hub of Silicon Valley, ten minutes from Stanford University, this intimate hotel is the centerpiece of the new University Circle complex, and the gateway to Palo Alto’s most exclusive residential area.
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia. Elegant and comfortable, and home to one of the finest restaurants in Philadelphia, Four Seasons is the city's first choice for business or pleasure – close to the financial and commercial districts yet surrounded by museums, shopping and history at One Logan Square
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco. In the Yerba Buena cultural district, two blocks from Union Square, the Financial District, the Moscone Convention Center and the Museum of Modern Art, Four Seasons creates a distinctive luxury experience with heart-of-the-city access to all that San Francisco offers.
Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. High in the Sonoran Desert, in the cooling foothills of Pinnacle Peak, relax in Southwestern-style casitas, dine with heartbeat-skipping views, bask in sun-drenched weather and astonishing scenery, and rise to the challenge of golf at Troon North.
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Seattle. For business or leisure in the heart of downtown, Four Seasons places you within a five-minute stroll of the Seattle Art Museum, concerts at Benaroya Hall or the energy of Pike Place Market. Discover an intimate, cutting-edge ambiance warmed by Pacific Northwest materials and accented by works from Seattle’s vibrant creative community. And enjoy captivating views of Elliott Bay, Puget Sound and the surrounding peaks – whether over chic cuisine, from the floor-to-ceiling windows of your guest room, in your couple’s suite in the Spa or by the glow of the fireplace as you relax beside the rooftop pool.
Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Vail. High in the Colorado Rockies, Four Seasons presents a fresh interpretation of the 5-star grand alpine hotel and ski resort. At the gateway to Vail Village, you’re just a short stroll to abundant shops, restaurants and the dedicated Ski Concierge at the Vista Bahn chair lift. Vail’s vast skiable terrain offers variety for every member of the family. Summer brings dazzling outdoor adventure with fly fishing, mountain biking, white-water rafting, horseback riding and golf. Discover effortless enjoyment, as Four Seasons creates an elevated all-season resort.
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. At the hub of this international centre of commerce, culture and natural beauty is the cosmopolitan Four Seasons, rising above the Pacific Centre's more than 100 fine shops and featuring YEW restaurant + bar, the freshest flavor in the city.
Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC. Discover the flawless hospitality of Washington’s premier luxury hotel, the only five-diamond, five-star hotel in the Capital region. Unequalled attentiveness and gracious service attract business and leisure guests, dignitaries and celebrities alike to this legendary Pennsylvania Avenue hotel retreat in downtown Washington, DC's, prestigious Georgetown district.
Welcome to Four Seasons Resort Whistler. Experience one of North America’s top year-round mountain resorts, wrapped in Four Seasons comfort and intuitive care. Enjoy a superb spa and mountainside dining, plus easy access to the awe-inspiring ski slopes of Whistler Blackcomb, site of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over their more than fifty-year history.Their mission is to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people that they touch every day. They focus on their mission in pursuit of a goal of becoming the most preferred brand in each segment that they serve for their associates, guests and owners. They support their mission and goal by adhering to a set of core values of mutual respect, intellectual honesty and integrity, humility, fun, creativity and innovation that characterize their culture.
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay provides a magnificent backdrop for the perfect Northern California coast vacation. Whether you are roasting marshmallows and making s’mores in your own terrace fire pit or relaxing on the bluff after a rejuvenating spa treatment, our Resort offers a stunning destination for your next getaway. Enjoy innovative cuisine in our ocean view restaurants, two championship golf courses and miles of walking trails at the most romantic setting in Northern California.