Shout Out To Colorado’s Women in Architecture

October 20, 2020

The dramatic new digital projection, “Women in Architecture,” is a larger than life tribute to Colorado’s female and nonbinary AIA members. In partnership with The Denver Theatre District, AIA Colorado uses 10 projectors and 210,000 Lumens of light to project faces of architects and the buildings they’ve helped design onto the Daniels & Fisher Clocktower,… Read More

5-Star Pedigree in Beverly Hills

October 15, 2020

Who doesn’t need a smile these days? Gray Malin, fine art photographer, teamed up with 20 different dog breeds to produce timeless glamor at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows. From a poodle in vintage Hermes — a pug on a pool toy — to designer dogs lounging poolside –these photos are designed to… Read More

Unconventional Aspen – W Aspen & Sky Residences

October 14, 2020

Situated at the base of Aspen Mountain with ski-in/ski-out access, the W Hotel & Sky Residences boast dramatic views and design elements that seamlessly blend today’s hip W aesthetic with historic references to the Ute Native Americans, the 19th century silver mining boom and the Aspen counterculture of the 1960’s. The result is an eclectic… Read More

Notorious. Bold. Transformative – Art Celebrates Empowerment at Hotel Zena, Washington, DC

October 13, 2020

As guests approach the new Hotel Zena in Washington DC, they are met by seven-story tall female warriors on the building’s exterior. Sixty original works of art celebrate female empowerment and gender equality in a collection curated to inspire and ignite conversation. “A light just went off inside of me,” says Andrea Dawson Sheehan, Owner… Read More

Chaminade Resort & Spa – Luxury Coastal Retreat in the Redwoods

September 15, 2020

Chaminade Resort & Spa nestled amidst 300 acres of Redwoods in California’s Santa Cruz mountains provides breathtaking vistas of Monterey Bay and equally inspiring vignettes of its $10 million renovation. San Francisco-based EDG Interior Architecture & Design restored the integrity of the 1930’s Spanish Revival architecture with authentic period details, while updating it in a… Read More

Purchasing in a Pandemic

May 13, 2020

Covid-19 brought a robust hospitality industry with record levels of renovation and construction to a near standstill. Many projects went on hold, while others moved forward with heightened levels of wariness over the financial stability and reliability of factories around the world. Enter the purchasing agent – with an expanded role to play in managing… Read More

Staying Safe & Focused

March 17, 2020

Our thoughts and best wishes go out to our global hospitality community during this challenging time.   Here at Bray Whaler, we’re working remotely and staying focused on meeting the needs of our clients and projects. You can reach us via email and on our mobile phones during business hours. We have a handful of… Read More

Travel & Leisure’s Spotlight On Exciting New Hotels

February 12, 2020

Travel & Leisure’s list of “82 Hotel Openings to Look Forward to in 2020″ includes innovative hotels around the world — including three Bray Whaler projects. Hotels were selected based on luxurious details, personalized experiences, and creative amenities that make hotel stays more interesting and exciting than ever. We’re working hard on final touches to… Read More

Happy Holidays & Prosperous New Year!

December 10, 2019

We extend heartfelt thanks to our clients and vendors for making 2019 another terrific year Wishing you Happy Holidays! — The Teams at Bray Whaler —                

Elisa Whaler Wins Purchasing Company Executive of the Year Award

May 15, 2019

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