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Nov 15, 2023 | In the News

Inspire Design: Gettys Group Celebrates 35 Years

The Gettys Group Companies is celebrating its 35th anniversary as a force in the world of hospitality. Established by four classmates from the Cornell Hotel School, Gettys has been at the forefront of delivering exceptional guest experiences and enriching brands through thousands of projects around the world.

Oct 19, 2023 | In the News

LA Times: Two Iconic Las Vegas Properties Are Undergoing a ‘Resort Refresh’

One of the Strip’s most luxurious resorts, Bellagio, is completing a $110-million transformation of all 819 guest rooms and 104 suites within its Spa Tower in October. Inspired by the beauty and tranquility of Italy’s Lake Como, the remodeled rooms showcase why the AAA Five Diamond property is considered one of Las Vegas’ premier destinations.

Oct 19, 2023 | In the News

Hospitality Design: Outbound Hotels Debuts as a New Outdoor-Focused Brand

Gettys Branding worked closely with Waterton to create an exciting new hotel concept celebrating community, connection and the great outdoors.

Sep 7, 2023 | In the News

A HOTEL PODCAST Interview with CIO, Ron Swidler

The Gettys Group Companies CIO Ron Swidler goes deep on the present and future of the hospitality experience on A HOTEL PODCAST with host, Jaime Black. Ron delves into the Hotel of Tomorrow Project, and shares how a think tank of hospitality professionals are looking at technologies like AI, VR, AR, and more.

Jul 31, 2023 | In the News

Hospitality Design: Tess Sutton and Julia Albanese Lauded

Tess Sutton, Procurement Agent, and Julia Albanese, Designer, were recognized by Hospitality Design Magazine to “consistently show dedication to their craft and go above and beyond their peers.”

Jul 28, 2023 | In the News

Sixtysix Magazine: How a Chicago-Based Hospitality Group Designs Spaces Through Stories

From the minute you roll up to a hotel, you have an idea for how your stay will play out. The revolving door might be motorized and have large enough spaces for your bag to join you without hitting the back of your ankles with every step. The lobby glows with warm light, or maybe wakes you right up out of your jet lag with harsh overheads.

Jul 13, 2023 | In the News

Design Insider: What is the Most Extraordinary Thing Happening in the Hotel Sector Right Now?

Design Insider took the opportunity to ask leading commercial interior designs and suppliers to help celebrate the current triumphs within the sector, and asked what is the most extraordinary thing happening in the hotel sector right now?

Jun 29, 2023 | In the News

Hospitality Design: What I’ve Learned Podcast Interview with Andrew Fay and Roger Hill

Roger Hill and Andrew Fay met at Cornell University and became fast friends bonding over their shared passion for hospitality.…

May 15, 2023 | In the News

Metropolis Magazine: The Tribune Tower Begins Its Second Chapter as a Luxury Residence

Featured in Metropolis Magazine: the Chicago Tribune Tower is the fruit of an epic international architecture competition held in 1922 that attracted design luminaries…

Apr 6, 2023 | In the News

Travel + Leisure Magazine: Bellagio Las Vegas Unveils Its $110-million Room and Suite Upgrades

Thank you, Travel + Leisure, for the great article on the Bellagio‘s $110 million upgrade to the guest rooms and suites in…

Mar 30, 2023 | In the News | Recognition

The Gettys Group Companies Bolsters Its Branding Agency With Two Key Hires

The Gettys Group Companies, a global design, development and procurement firm, announced today the addition of two key hires to…

Feb 22, 2023 | In the News

The Architect’s Newspaper: SCB converts Chicago’s Tribune Tower and surrounding media complex into luxury residences

In 1922, a competition to design the headquarters for The Chicago Tribune gathered influential entries from architects like Eliel Saarinen, Walter Gropius,…

Feb 13, 2023 | In the News

Inspire Design: Sheraton Fort Worth Brightens Up

The Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown has started an extensive transformation that will create a much brighter and more guest-friendly hotel…

Jan 20, 2023 | In the News

Molly O’Keefe Promoted to Principal to Lead Client Services and Business Development

Molly O’Keefe, an accomplished leader and veteran of The Gettys Group Companies, has been promoted to Principal to drive strategic…

Dec 12, 2022 | In the News

Interior Design Professional Kara Orth Promoted to Help Usher in the Next Chapter of The Gettys Group Companies

Kara Orth, a seasoned interior design professional with more than 15 years of wide-ranging experience, has been tapped to lead…

Dec 6, 2022 | In the News

CloudBar: New sky-high lounge makes a toast to the best of Chicago

Whether you are seeking a romantic tête-à-tête, an eye-popping excursion for out-of-town visitors, or something in between, the new CloudBar…

Dec 1, 2022 | In the News | Recognition

Tribune Tower Residences Honored at the 2022 Gold Key Awards

The Tribune Tower Residences has been honored in the Specialty Design category of the 2022 Gold Key Awards for Excellence…

Oct 26, 2022 | In the News

SKI Magazine: Beloved for its Mid-Mountain Location, the Viewline Resort Snowmass is Reborn

Following a $40M renovation, the Westin, beloved for its mid-mountain location, has been reborn as the 254-room Viewline Resort Snowmass,…

Oct 6, 2022 | In the News

Sleeper Magazine: Chris McDonough returns to The Gettys Group as Principal

The Gettys Group Companies, a family of companies focused on development, branding, interior design and procurement for global hospitality, commercial…

Sep 29, 2022 | In the News

Hospitality Design Magazine: Take a Tour of the Farnam Hotel in Omaha – Owners Jason and Angie Fisher, with the help of the Gettys Group, rejuvenate the city’s downtown with a lifestyle hotel

In the mid-19th century, engineer Henry Farnam was pivotal to the rapid development of Omaha, Nebraska advocating for the newly…