Tampa Bay Buzz
10
December
2014
Le Meridien honored as a Historic Hotel
Le Meridien Tampa, Tampa Bay's newest luxury hotel has been honored by Historic Hotels of America. The hotel opened this year in the extensively renovated 1905 federal courthouse in downtown Tampa. The courthouse, which sat empty for years, is on National Register for Historic Places. Today's what had been an abandoned building has a new life as an upscale hotel with meeting and banquet space and the French-inspired Bizou Brasserie restaurant. The Bizou's space retains much of the original architecture of the courthouse, from the coffered-wood ceiling to the marble floors. A plaque notes that John F. Kennedy spoke on the steps of the...
Tampa Bay Hotel Updates

Tampa Bay prepares for marriage-minded LGBT couples

With Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage likely to end early next month, Visit Tampa Bay has prepared an ad campaign inviting gay and lesbian couples to choose Tampa and Hillsborough County for their weddings and honeymoons. “This change will open an entirely new market for Tampa Bay tourism,” said...

Have a Ghoulish Good Time this Weekend in Tampa (10/31 - 11/2)

Look's like we have a Friday full of fright with Halloween falling on a Friday this year!!!  Dig out your costumes, the Halloween events continue through the weekend as well as many other events in Tampa Bay offering you a special taste of authentic West Tampa Cuisine to Opera music on the lawn......

Happy 88th Birthday Tampa Theatre!

Join us in wishing the Tampa Theatre a VERY Happy Birthday!!!! This year marks the 88th birthday of one of Tampa’s historic and favorite gems and most recently named “One of the Most Spectacular Theaters in the World” by CNN.  Join in on the celebration, grab your friends and head down to the...

If You Don't Meet at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, You'll Hate Yourself Later

    Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay proudly debut the highly anticipated final phase of its $20 million transformation… and whether it’s a business or leisure you want to stay here ! Located in a 35-acre nature preserve on the northern shores of Tampa Bay, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is a tranquil hideaway that...

2014 Oktoberfest Tampa

  Tampa Bay is home to the 5th largest Oktoberfest in the country. This three day event is filled with dancing, singing and enjoying a few brews in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. October 10th marks the date when downtown Tampa will transform to a waterfront ale garden.  This annual event offers...

Welcome to a Different Place ...

Hyatt Place Tampa Busch Gardens recently completed its multi-million dollar renovation to all of the hotels 126 guest rooms, guest bathrooms and its public space enhancements to the upscale select service hotel & authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known. provides a superb hotel accommodation...

Five Things You Need to Know About the Epicurean Hotel

I’m back at the new Epicurean Hotel for another phenomenal foodie experience to share with you and with the help of CTTV (City of Tampa Television) we have collaborated and put together a helpful video giving you a VIP behind-the-scenes all-access tour.  Sit back, relax (go ahead grab a glass of...