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Is Marriott’s Autograph Collection Planning to Take Over the (Hotel) World?

October 11, 2013 at 9:13 AM | by | Comments (0)

We’ve been receiving a steady stream of news and tidbits over the past few months about the ever-growing portfolio of properties that are joining Marriott’s Autograph Collection (not to be confused with AC by Marriott).

Within the past month alone, properties that have fallen under the Autograph Collection umbrella are The Lexington (the Collection’s third property in New York), the Siena Hotel in North Carolina, the Castle Hotel in Florida, the Powerscourt Hotel in Ireland, The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo, and—this just in—the not-yet-built Civic Hotel in Surrey, British Columbia. With its 50th hotel being announced later this month, this begs the obvious question: Is the Autograph Collection aiming to take over the world?

To get to the bottom of this, we approached Amanda Altree, VP of marketing for Autograph Collection, to give us the straight scoop.

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Choosing Sake With Your Sushi is Easy, Thanks to the Four Seasons Baltimore's Sake Sommelier

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June 8, 2012 at 4:45 PM | by | Comments (0)

You want sushi, you order a glass of sake to go with it, right? You ask your waiter or waitress to bring a glass over and you’re done.

Unless you’re at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore’s PABU Japanese restaurant, that is. There, you need to navigate through over 100 different types of premium and super-premium sake. Quelle horreur! What’s a sake neophyte to do?

This is where Tiffany Soto, the restaurant’s Sake Sommelier, comes in. As the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore’s Beverage Director, Tiffany is also a Master Sake Sommelier – one of the few women in the world to earn the coveted title.

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