• Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa Begins Renovation

     
    POSTED March 8, 2017
     

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is starting their multi-year renovation of the entire property. It will include a complete refurbishment and modernization of its 80 guest rooms. While the rooms are renovated, their offering special rates through April 2017.

“If you haven’t stayed in one of the homes in The Galena Territory, they’re a great base for all the activities we have going on this winter,” says Thomas Ruhs, general manager. “Cross-country skiing, sledding, and ice skating on the pond are just a few of the things you can do including golf since the weather has been warmer."

Room updates to the Galena, Ill.-based property will include: new tubs and walk-in showers, all new furniture, paint, carpet and window treatments and luxury linens.

The guest room renovations are slated for completion in April 2017. Guest rooms will still be available and discounted rates are offered at the over 250 villas on the property.

“The first phase of the renovation was completed in 2015, which included a brand new exterior, modernized lobby and public spaces, 15,000 square feet of IACC-accredited meeting space, and restoring the golf courses to their original playing condition," says Edward Doherty, president of The Bricton Group, which manages Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa. “We are excited to now continue the transformation with the guest rooms.”

 

Lakhani Hospitality celebrated its 15th anniversary with a $10 million renovation of Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore. The family-owned company, which started in 2002 with the Holiday Inn Skokie, is now comprised of five Chicagoland hotel companies, totaling close to 1,000 guest rooms.

 

At the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, Meet Chicago Northwest, professionals gathered to celebrate Chicago Northwest tourism at the 2019 Annual Partnership Meeting. The flourishing Chicago Northwest area wasn’t the only cause for celebration.

 

Aventri, a leader in events management software (EMS), recently released ‘The Top 100 Meeting and Event Venues in the United States’ for 2019. The company took the ten top-rated meeting and event cities in the United States and picked the top ten venues in each area, compiling a list of 100 highly-regarded spaces. 

The guide identifies the two most valuable factors in attendee satisfaction as venue location and activities in the host city, followed by capacity, uniqueness and proximity to local attractions.