Elisa Whaler was honored as “Purchasing Company Executive of the Year” by Hotel Interactive at their annual Lodging Industry’s Elite Awards event, held at The Encore Wynn Las Vegas, May 13th. “This is a wonderful honor and is truly shared with our team, our clients and our vendors. I appreciate the opportunity to represent Bray… Read More
The newest arrival to Alabama’s sugar-white sand beaches is the $140 million Lodge at Gulf State Park. Set amidst the park’s 6,150 acres, the 350-room Hilton has a remarkable eco-friendly operating ethos. Owned by the state of Alabama/Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the development was financed by some of Alabama’s earliest settlements from… Read More
The much anticipated Limelight Snowmass opened in the center of base village on December 14th with 99 guestrooms, 11 private residences, ski valet, après ski lounge, two pools with spa cabanas, and a kids’ room. The hotel is part of a $600 million Snowmass Base Village project created by Aspen Skiing Company and East-West Partners in partnership… Read More
The stunning new Hilton Des Moines Downtown wins ‘Best Residential/Hospitality Project’ in ENR Midwest’s 2018 Best Project Awards, and ‘Best New Build’ by Hilton Hotel’s and Resorts. The ENR Midwest judges evaluated 106 entries to select 14 ‘Best Project’ winners across many construction categories. The winners will be featured in-depth in the November 26 edition of ENR… Read More
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 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
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!
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
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 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.