ONSITE: Hotel Remodeling Report

ANAHEIM, CA-Hotels across the country in states such as California, Arizona and Florida, are aiming to rev up business with extensive renovations. California's Malibu Beach Inn [www.malibubeachinn.com] is scheduled to reopen in June 2007 after completing a multi-million dollar remodel. The privately owned 47-room luxury property, located on Carbon Beach, will unveil completely refinished interiors and exteriors, a new dining room, expanded meeting space and a members-only beach club. Meanwhile, Caleo Resort & Spa [www.caleoresort.com] recently emerged from its revamp with its April 5 debut in Scottsdale, AZ with a new name, FireSky Resort & Spa, and new ownership, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurant Group. Features include a new lobby and lounge with a 28-foot-tall fireplace, free Wi-Fi resort-wide, yoga and meditation TV channels, a nightly wine hour, the Jurlique Spa, as well as in-room spa treatments, the Taggia Italian restaurant and the signature "Forgot it? We got it," service. Too, Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Florida [www.sandestin.com] is continuing to grow with the addition of four new properties this year, bringing the resort's total accommodations to 1,800. The additions include the second tower of Luau, the first beachside rental condominium built since 1997, and Elation, a 100-unit luxury condo hotel located in the Village of Baytowne Wharf.

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