In January 2016, Seattle’s Center for Wooden Boats broke ground on its new Dick and Colleen Wagner Education Center. Then the 9600squarefoot building will consist of a large boat shop, classroom space, gallery space, a visitor center and offices adjacent to the center’s existing South Lake Union site. With that said, this site, augmented by certain adjacent properties, could yield an additional facility to the existing WSCC -one large enough to successfully attract the size of national conventions that need to come to Seattle. Nonetheless, seattle’s Pine Street Group was selected as project manager and LMN Architects is working on early concept design for the program spaces. Known 120000 square feet of meeting rooms, the overall development is currently envisioned with up to 250000 square feet of heavy load exhibition space on two levels retail, and potential private ‘codevelopment’. One block from the existing WSCC facility while King County owned Metro Transit station. Cambria Hotel Suites property will open in late 2017 in downtown Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood at 1915 Third Avenue.
Oversized rooms with flexible spaces; and the latest technology that allows guests to stay connected while they travel, Designed as a business travel and leisure brand, all Cambria hotels suites properties feature a larger lobby to give guests a more social atmosphere.
In addition to follow friends’ pages or celebrity and show pages, users should be able to share short segments of longer video clips to sites like Facebook and Instagram.
In consonance with TechCrunch, go90 will also offer social integrations. Some 3647 regional jobs are sustained by the local cruise industry. Considering the above said. By the way, the Port of Seattle’s 2016 cruise season, that runs April 29 through October 21, features 203 sailings and passenger volumes of 479,Cruises from Seattle to Alaska’s Inside Passage include seven-, 10 and 14day itineraries.
Therefore the industry generates $ 5 million with any vessel call and $ 441 million in total annual business revenue for the city and region. Remember, with poppy visuals and neon themes, go90 is decidedly marketed to the millennial set and younger, and the direction of its programming follows suit.
Look for outlets like Huffington Post and TechCrunch in the content stream, learn more about ORCA or purchase cards and products at AOL will make up a large chunk of the programming efforts, thanks to Verizon’s $ 4 billion deal to buy the company.
AwesomenessTV is producing a daily live show, Top Five Live, that features Hunter March recapping the most buzzworthy moments of online culture in front of a live studio audience.
Regional Day Passes are accepted on bus, light rail, commuter rail, streetcar and foot ferry services. Day passes are also available where ORCA cards are sold and revalued. Including content from mainstream networks like Comedy Central and Food Network, the platform has also tapped digital influencers to provide content for the app.
With guest appearances from stars both digital and mainstream, it’s Total Request Live for the millennial set.
SeaTac’ has become Condor’s largest gateway with Las Vegas.
Condor Airlines will inaugurate new service between Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Munich, Germany beginning in July This adds to Condor’s service expansion from SeaTac, that recently extended existing Frankfurt service to year round flights. Charleston started Nov. In fall 2015, Alaska Airlines began nonstop flights from Seattle to Nashville, Tenn, Charleston, and Raleigh Durham, Nashville flights began Sept. Raleigh Durham’ began Oct. That said, the 43 story tower is scheduled to open in 2017 with a 15 story hotel consisting of 184 rooms. I am sure that the new luxury hotel could be part of a brand new ‘660 foot’ skyscraper in downtown Seattle.
Ground has broken for the new SLS Four Star hotel on Fifth Avenue and Columbia St.
In late 2015, the convention center underwent a major upgrade of wireless and fiber optic connectivity at its downtown Seattle facility.
While replacing all switchesand routers to the latest Cisco Edge gear, the convention center increased Internet bandwidth from one to 10 gigabits and increased wireless access points from 75 to a total of 180. So, hyatt property in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood, designed by Johnson Braund Design Group, opened in July 2015 and consists of an eightstory, 172guest room hotel on the streets surrounding the Seattle Center campus. So this project is the second Seattle Hyatt development led by Kauri Investments Ltd. Whenever investing in terminal improvements to allow Pier 66 to better accommodate modern cruise ships with larger passenger capacities, the Port of Seattle signed an unprecedented ’15year’ lease with Norwegian Cruise Lines to operate out of the Bell Street Cruise Terminal at Pier The lease agreement includes a shared facility upgrade plan of nearly $ 30 million. Lobbies and ‘prefunction’ spaces throughout the WSCC have recently been fitted with wood and leather couches, benches and arm chairs and two new fireplaces to create an inviting environment for visitors.
So Washington State Convention Center recently completed a $ 20 million refurbishment of its downtown Seattle facility.
The largest portion of work was scheduled during times with the least impact on events.
Way finding was enhanced with new digital meeting room signage and completely redesigned directional signage. For more info click this link: 75. Consequently, whenever concluding with updates to ceilings, lighting public spaces and the facility’s exterior, the updates took place in multiple phases throughout 2014. Delta Air Lines, Seattle’s secondlargest carrier, added 10 new destinations between November 2015 and May 2016 to and from SeaTac International Airport. It’s a well new destinations include. Boston; Cancun, Mexico; Edmonton, Alberta; Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island; Missoula, Mont, Billings.. Airport projects over the next five years total $ 9 billion, including renovation and expansion of the north satellite, a really new International Arrivals Facility, a brand new centralized, high efficiency baggage system, and the reconstruction of the center runway.
With wineries and breweries, distilleries are now growing in the city and throughout western Washington.
Distilleries are required to use 51 percent ‘statesourced’ ingredients.
Local artisanal snacks and luxury transportation are provided. Law also allows for onsite tasting, bottle sales and facility tours. New law lowered craft distillers’ licensing fees from $ 2000 to $ 100 and raised the percentage of spirits a craft distillery can distill from 20000 to 60000 gallons annually. Dozens of new distilleries are now operating and distill absinthe, whiskey, grappa, gin, rum and vodka. Therefore, local Craft Tours’ Distillery Tour features three distillery visits and 12 spirit tastings, including award winning vodkas and whiskeys. Whenever focusing on the Emerald City’s craft whiskey and bourbon offerings and featuring three of Seattle’s hottest craft distilleries, the newest tour, inaugurated in 2014, is Downtown Brown. Passed in 2008, the Washington State Distillery Law now allows smaller distillers to operate with a craft distillery license, the first time since prohibition.
University Link extension to Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail opened March 19, The ‘1 mile’ extension includes two new stations in the Capitol Hill neighborhood and at the University of Washington, near Husky Stadium. Now look, the University Link extension connects the already 15 dot 6miles of Link Light Rail that opened in Passengers can ride from the University of Washington to downtown Seattle in less than eight minutes, and to SeaTac International Airport in less than half an hour. Whenever offering numerous kinds of regional oysters, located on ubertrendy Ballard Avenue, The Walrus and the Carpenter offers a neighborhood feel fishing pub. It’s a well native Washingtonian and Seattleite, Renee Erickson aptlytitled her restaurant group for what she serves best, Sea Creatures.. The name Go90 derives from the idea that to go from standard phone usage to media usage, you’d better go 90” degrees to view in landscape mode.
Verizon promoted the service with a bash last week that included a performance from Kanye West, and a star studded carpet with guests like John Legend, Emmy Rossum, and Joe Manganiello. For now, though, the app remains in beta, populated by Verizon users, as content announcements roll out and more productions join the Go90 platform. Whenever in consonance with the Port of Seattle, with ‘recordsetting’ 42 dot 3 million overall travelers, sea Tac passenger levels increased nearly 13 percent, including a 14 dot 6 percent increase for international travelers. You see, seaTac’ remains the fastest growing large hub airports in the Throughout 2015, Sea Tac saw the introduction or announcement of 30 new services on five different airlines, including five new nonstop destinations. For the fifth straight year, passenger traffic at Seattle Tacoma International Airport increased. Marriott International will roll out a new hotel and hotel concept near the new Amazon.com headquarters in Seattle.
Moxy Hotels, described as spirited and fun will have smaller than normal rooms.
Moxy will open at 1016 Republican St.
Seattle and San Francisco. Though Verizon intended to debut Go90 as a subscription service, it settled on a streamlined advertising based model instead. It’s also should be open to everybody not limited to Verizon subscribers only. Also, dubaibased Emirates Air added a second daily flight between Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Seattle July 1, The new flight uses a ‘266 seat’ Boeing ‘777200LR’ aircraft with 8 first class, 42 Business class, and 216 Economy class seats. STQRY provides a novel, interactive way for visitors to actively engage with arts, culture, science, and identical attractions in their area, and the WSCC is the first convention center to be featured on the app. Then, the Washington State Convention Center has partnered with a new mobile app STQRY to showcase its popular public art collection of and similar works on display at WSCC. Pineapple Hospitality plans the 208 guest room Hotel Clare at 2nd Avenue and Virginia near the Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle. Passengers arriving to ‘SeaTac’ airport can now use rideshare apps, similar to Uber or Lyft, as a transportation option to their final destination. 2016, rideshare appusers are able to be ‘writeped off’ and picked up at Sea Tac airport, as of March 31. Needless to say, in 2015, SeaTac welcomed more than 4 million international passengers. In the course of the past ten years, Sea Tac has added 14 new intercontinental services. On top of that, long haul international passengers have increased nearly 80 percent and all international passenger traffic has increased more than 60 percent, since 2010. Also, international traffic continues to grow at SeattleTacoma International Airport.