Black Meetings and Tourism

November/December 2014

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13 B M & T ••• November/December 2014 ••• Hotel Valley Ho, the mid-century-modern icon in Downtown Scottsdale, has added an exclusive Presidential Loft Suite in The Tower. It features 1,500 sq. ft. of bright indoor space and 550 sq. ft. of outdoor space, featuring stunning views of Camelback Mountain. The downstairs level includes a living room, dining room, half bath- room, and a full kitchen with Dacor and Sub-Zero appliances and serv- ice for eight. Upstairs is a seating area, spacious bedroom, walk-in clos- et, washer/dryer, and terrazzo-tile bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower that feature modern glass subway tiles. The design of the suite is based on the idea of a modern desert loft with mid-century- modern influences. Neutral colors reflect the desert palette, with pops of color through accessories and locally made art. Signatu re furnishings include the Wing Chair and Footrest (Hans J. Wegner, 1960), B&B Italia Arne Sofa (Antonio Citterio), coffee table (Isamu Noguchi for Herman Miller), and Hope pendant lights above the dining table (Luceplan). Custom pieces include the TV wall panel, live-edge Walnut dining table, and movable buffet unit with marble top, all designed by local firm Lightvox Studio.For Just in time for the s tart of football and fall foliage season, the historic Hyatt Regency Buffalo, 2 Fountain Plaza, unveils its chic 1,500-sq. ft. Penthouse Suite. With stun- ning 18" panoramic views of downtown Buffalo, the space is perfect for business and leisure travelers seeking a spacious, high- end retreat in the heart of the city. The Penthouse Suite is also a refined setting for hosting private parties and corporate meet ings. Guests who stay in the Penthouse Suite receive complimentary transportation in the hotel's Mercedes-Benz shuttles, as well as their own personal concierge or meet- ing concierge to take care of advance and on-site requests. "We are excited to introduce this sophisticated new space to our guests," says General Manager Ja y Dellavecchia. "The Penthouse Suite is a dynamic mix of both modern and classic elements — similar to the city of Buffalo, which is currently experiencing a period of economic and cultural resurgence." The elegant Penthouse Suite has striking Mid-Century modern-style chandelier lighting, pin-studded plush living room furnishings, luxurious bedroom linens, bath linens from Restoration Hardware, and custom art- work including black and white vintage photography of downtown Buffalo. Th e serene neutral décor of the space is accentuated by playful pops of persimmon and turquoise; soothing taupe and gray tones are an ode to the natural beauty at nearby Niagara Falls and Lakes Erie and Ontario. The expansive seven-ft. dining room table is constructed of rus- tic natural oak beams and flanked by plush leather chairs. Art Deco- inspired mirrored dressers and desks, as well as replicas of 1920's antique polished nickel fixtures, add a touch of glamour to the space. In addition to the bedroom, living and dining room, a full and half bath, the suite also features a walk-in closet full of amenities that cater to long-term guests along with a kitchen and breakfast area with a refrigerator and wine cool- er, nickel Williams-Sonoma barware, a KitchenAid coffee maker, a Nespresso machine, and c ustom-made glassware etched with Buffalo. Three 65" LCD TV's make the suite perfectly equipped for multimedia presentations and viewing parties. For more information and reservations, visit: H Y A T T R E G E N C Y B U F F A L O U N V E I L S S T U N N I N G , N E W P E N T H O U S E S U I T E PHOENIX RESORT NEWS

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