• Hotel Arista Earns Place on 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating List

     
    POSTED April 17, 2014
     

Hotel Arista was named as a new Four-Star Hotel on Forbes official 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating list. Of all eight Illinois hotels that received a rating from the Forbes Travel Guide, Hotel Arista is the only recipient not located in the city of Chicago.

"Our Star Ratings recognize the finest hotels, restaurants and spas in the world," said Michael Cascone, president of Forbes Travel Guide. "These ratings serve as guideposts for consumers seeking exceptional travel experiences, and our primary mission is to serve the consumer."

Hotel Arista is the most recent addition to the luxury travel ratings list, which has served as the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958. The boutique hotel also received a number of honors in recent years, the most recent recognition being the first LEED certified hotel in Illinois. 

In early March, Meeting Professionals International released a statement regarding the invasion of Ukraine: 

“In a show of support for the people of Ukraine, MPI will immediately suspend business with all companies in Russia. In addition, any plans to formalize a chapter in Russia will be paused….We remain concerned for the well-being of our community and our MPI members in Russia and Ukraine who were already seeking to climb out of the shadow of this pandemic and are now experiencing these unprecedented challenges.”

 

 Meeting Professionals International (MPI), published its 2022 Winter Meetings Outlook, a quarterly report that identifies new trends and innovations. 

Among its findings: 

 

On September 1, over 1,500 businesses across the country illuminated their buildings with red lights to draw attention to the devastation that the live events and performance art industries have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.