Hotels

Troop Rewards = Family Time

Troop Rewards = Family Time

  Troop Rewards was founded on the mission of providing RnR Recovery Vacations and other rewards for returning U.S. Armed Forces, and their families, who served overseas in  hostile deployments. These RnR vacations and rewards rely on luxury resorts and hotels to donate unused inventory to Troop Rewards. They then offer our returning servicemembers family […]

Bubbas People’s Choice Awards

Bubbas People’s Choice Awards

Recognizes best people, places in Key West Wow — 4, 796 people voted for the Bubba’s Key West People’s Choice Awards online this year proclaiming businesses and people the ‘best’ in their category. A crowd of about 250 people attended the July 25 event at The Studios of Key West. Ticket sales, a 50/50 raffle […]

Airline in Talks to Provide Service

Airline in Talks to Provide Service

Tropic Ocean Airways and Keys officials are negotiating “final details” that would provide regular service out of Marathon Airport. The company, established in 2009, currently has six nine-passenger Cessna airplanes and plans to add a seventh plane in a few months. The airline runs frequent on-demand charter flights in South Florida and the Bahamas, and […]

#News: Country club development gets working capital

#News: Country club development gets working capital

Florida Keys Country Club, formerly Sombrero Beach Country Club, has a backer. Index Investment Group has formed a partnership with Peter Rosasco and Bob Leef to enhance the property with $60 million worth of upgrades — including a redesigned golf course, a 110 hotel rooms, 15 villas and a new marina. When the improvements are […]

Lodging industry undergoing change

Lodging industry undergoing change

Jodi Weinhofer has been at the helm of the Lodging Association of the Florida Key and Key West going on 10 years. While the association represents hotels throughout the Keys, The Weekly Staff sat down with her last week to discuss the future of lodging in Key West. “I think the biggest change I’ve seen […]

#News: Hyatt to be complete by mid-December

#News: Hyatt to be complete by mid-December

The furniture will start arriving next week. There’s still much to be done before the Hyatt Place opens in Marathon in mid-December, but already there’s wallpaper and carpeting in the rooms and hallways of the 125-room resort. “It’s coming along at a good pace,” said Hyatt general manager Steve Robbins. Workers are still assembling the […]

#Staycation: Top 9 Hotels from Key Largo to Key West

Nothing says “staycation” like abandoned the routine of home, without the cost of traveling too far. On the following pages find a list of three resorts from each geographical area of the Keys. They range from the big, luxury type resorts — with many amenities for day trippers — to small and mom-and-pop places that […]