RockResorts picks up Miami Marquis

RockResorts International has announced
that the 56 room and suite Marquis Hotel & Spa in Miami, Florida has been
added to its collection of high-end properties.RockResorts will manage the
hotel, scheduled to open in February 2009, under a long-term management
contract with its owner Leviev Boymelgreen Developers of Florida.
RockResorts is currently providing technical consulting services during the
development and pre-opening phases of the project.
  Marquis Hotel & Spa, A RockResort will be part of Marquis, a 67-story
luxury condominium-hotel complex, designed by renowned architectural firm
Arquitectonica. Each of the 56 spacious guestrooms and suites, which range
from 500 square feet to 1100 square feet, feature sweeping water views of
Miami’s Biscayne Bay. RockResorts will also manage the full service spa and
fitness center, a fine-dining restaurant and bar, and meeting space. The
project is located within walking distance of Miami’s new $446 million
Carnival Center for the Performing Arts and minutes from the American
Airlines Arena, beaches, restaurants, and shopping.
  “The Marquis Hotel will set a new standard in luxury for visitors to
Miami, a city already known for its world-class accommodations,” said Rob
Katz, CEO of Vail Resorts. Katz continued, “We are extremely excited about
opening a RockResort in the middle of the tremendous re-birth of the
Bicentennial Park area in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
RockResorts caters to guests seeking distinctive luxury experiences, and
having a RockResort in the new cultural center of Miami clearly meets that
high standard.”
  “RockResorts’ experience in unique, high-end hotel and spa developments
was a perfect match for our project, and we’re thrilled to be making this
announcement,” said Andrew B. Hellinger, President of Leviev Boymelgreen
Florida. Hellinger continued, “The RockResorts collection speaks to a
sophisticated, inquisitive traveler and our location in the heart of
downtown Miami’s renaissance is something RockResorts guests will be
excited about.”