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New Hotel Openings in Florida for Summer 2016

The new Loft Hotel in Sarasota
New Hotel Openings in Florida for Summer 2016

Following yet another record-breaking year in visitation, Florida continues to expand and invest in new
hotels and renovations, to meet growing tourism demands.

“It is very encouraging seeing so many new and refurbished properties across Florida,” said Colin Brodie, Director UK & Ireland, Visit Florida. “It is a testament to the ever growing demand for quality accommodation in the state and gives visitors an even wider choice of accommodations to choose from.”

Visitors this summer can now book and enjoy some of Florida’s newest developments:
St Pete / Clearwater
Opal Sands Resort (February 2016) – the only hotel on Clearwater Beach that offers panoramic views of
the Gulf of Mexico and St Pete’s spectacular sunsets from every room. Each of the 230 rooms, curving
along the white sandy coastline, has floor-to-ceiling windows and large balconies offering dramatic views.

Opal Sands Hotel

Opal Sands Resort

Treasure Island Beach Resort (March 2016) – offering 77 rooms and combining beachfront luxury with
the charming ambience of Treasure Island, this is the first property to be built on Treasure Island beach for
almost a decade. It has an outdoor beach front pool and sun-deck overlooking the three-mile beach.

Sarasota
Aloft (February 2016) – offering 139 stylish rooms set within an urban design, the Aloft perfectly
complements Sarasota’s cultural attractions located in the heart of downtown Sarasota and is the first
100+ room hotel to be located directly in the heart of Sarasota.

Aloft Hotel Sarasota

Aloft Hotel, Sarasota

Naples
Hyatt House Naples /Fifth Avenue (March 2016) – This contemporary, 183-room hotel sits along the
Gordon River near downtown Naples and caters to tourists and extended-stay business travellers.

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