Standing Ovation to Pebblebrook Hotel Trust’s 2017 Pebby Award Winners

March 5, 2018

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust announced the winners of its sixth annual Pebby Awards, chosen for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. “Our Pebby awards seek to honor the tremendous achievement and extraordinary leadership by our hotel management teams in 2017,” noted Jon Bortz, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB). “Although many… Read More

Join A Master Class in Smart – Specs

March 1, 2018

Join Elisa Whaler at BD West to learn what’s new and important in writing specs for guestroom lighting. Boutique Design West, a premier hospitality design trade fair and conference is returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center, April 4 – 5, 2018.  This year, BD West and NEWH are offering master classes in specification writing with CEU credits. The classes tap industry professionals… Read More


December 1, 2017

Thank you for the opportunity to provide out of the box procurement solutions for one of a kind hotels. We wish you a HAPPY & PROSPEROUS 2018!            

Inspiration From Beyond the Summit

November 8, 2017

The 2017 Bray Whaler Team Summit brought our team in from around the country to celebrate a great year and plan for 2018. The highlight of the event was a keynote address by world-renowned adventurer and emergency medicine physician assistant, Jeff Evans.  Jeff has traveled the globe for over 20 years seeking out the most unique… Read More

Looking forward to BDNY This Weekend!

We’re looking forward to the great industry showcase starting Saturday at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York.  We would love to connect with you! Look for the following team from Bray Whaler (L to R): Elisa Whaler, President & CEO, Dannelle Churchley, Director of Business Development, Maggie Halmo, Executive Director of Projects &… Read More

Our Thoughts Are With Those Ravaged by Harvey

August 28, 2017

Our hearts go out to our clients, manufacturers and the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey.  We are updating everyone as information becomes available about schedule delays resulting from this catastrophic event.          

Dallas Cowboys Fans Can Now Sleep in the Star

July 26, 2017

The new Omni Frisco is open for business as the cornerstone of the 91-acre mixed use development called The Star. Various hotel packages offer guests and fans ways to explore the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, including the indoor athletic facility at Ford Center, the Draft War Room, Nike Star Walk, Super Bowl Memorabilia and the… Read More

Nekupe Sporting Resort & Retreat —  Tiny Nicaraguan Resort with a Billion Dollar Mission

June 6, 2017

  A tiny eight room ultra-luxury resort lies at the heart of an ambitious social initiative to help Nicaragua’s poorest citizens. The new Nekupe Sporting Resort & Retreat is a stunning eight-room sanctuary in the shadow of the Mombacho volcano, an hour and a half south of Managua. Unlike the coastal surfing resorts, Nekupe (which means “heaven,” in the local language… Read More

Decades of Purchasing Expertise — Celebrating Exceptional Team Members!

May 11, 2017

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” Albert Schweitzer Today we celebrate the work anniversaries of three people with 10+ years of service to Bray Whaler. In case you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting them, here’s a… Read More

New Omni Louisville Turns History Into Hotel Design

April 19, 2017

Speakeasy? Bowling Alley? Welcome to Omni Louisville. One block from the Kentucky International Convention Center, the luxurious new Omni Hotel Louisville is coming to life. Bray Whaler is honored to be handling FF&E and OS&E procurement for Omni Hotels & Resorts. Slated to open in Spring of 2018, the hotel is inspired by the city’s rich history… Read More