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Travel Site Kayak Is Opening Its First Hotel — An Investor’s Dream?

At a time when hotel bookings are down across the board and Americans are still being advised not to travel, opening a new hotel is a risky prospect. But travel site Kayak is up to the challenge and is opening a new Miami Beach property later this spring. This hotel, however, will be a far cry from the hotels guests are used to — and that could be the key to its success.

Bringing technology into the fold

Kayak’s Miami Beach hotel will offer a number of technology upgrades that guests are apt to appreciate in the age of

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Kayak opening first hotel in Miami Beach next month

Kayak is getting into the hotel business.  

On Tuesday, the travel booking platform announced that its boutique hotel, Kayak Miami Beach, will be opening in April. 

The 52-room hotel, located in Miami Beach’s Collins Park neighborhood, will be “tech-forward,” a press release said. Guests will be able to use Kayak’s mobile app to message hotel staff, unlock their door and request room upgrades, according to the company announcement.

The app will also send guests notifications of events at the hotel and alerts when their rooms are ready.

FLORIDA HOTEL HAS ‘BOOK BUTLER’ WHO HAND DELIVERS BOOKS TO GUESTS

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Acqualina Resort Offers On-Site COVID-19 Testing for Hotel Guests

The new COVID laboratory testing complements Acqualina’s extensive health and safety program, offering high hygiene standards and cleanliness throughout the hotel. The resort is one of only three Five-Star hotels globally with health safety accreditations from Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council.

To assure confidence, convenience and peace of mind for guests, Acqualina Resort & Residences, located in Miami’s Sunny Isles Beach, is now offering on-site COVID-19 testing through Spector Scientific Lab, LLC. The new COVID laboratory testing complements Acqualina’s extensive health and safety program, offering high hygiene standards and cleanliness throughout the hotel. The

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Moxy Hotel opens in Miami Beach Florida

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The Upside rooftop bar at Moxy South Beach has views of the ocean and Miami Beach..

Another New York import has arrived in Miami Beach — but this one arrives with a tropical, Miami-meets-Havana style and bright, open-air layout.

From development group Lightstone comes the Moxy South Beach, the first resort-style property under Marriott International’s Moxy brand. Lightstone operates three Moxy hotels in New York, but the Miami version is something new. The 202-room, eight-story hotel, which is now officially open on Washington Avenue and accepting reservations, is focused on the idea of indoor-outdoor spaces, a

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