News by Topic: Hospitality Design

Construction of The Point Casino Hotel Progressing Toward Late 2016 Opening

Check out the Point Hotel Construction Cam courtesy of The Point Casino and Korsmo Construction, Washington

Point Hotel Construction web capture

Graceland hotel, steps from Elvis Presley’s former home, set to open in October

See article in Chicago Tribune

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HBG’s, Dike Bacon Weighs in on the Evolution of Indian Gaming

From Tribal Government Gaming


HBG’s Emily Marshall, IIDA, designs ‘A Place to Dine’

Excerpt from HBG’s article, ‘A Place to Dine: Food and Beverage Design’

2.5x2.5_EmilyInside the most celebrated resort food and beverage venues, it is the innovation and creativity of the design—not merely the savory culinary selections—that elevate the dining experience to amazing heights of epicurean delight.

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The Guest House at Graceland Reveals Design Elements

Featured in Hospitality Design

Memphis-based Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG) has revealed the design elements for the Guest House at Graceland, a 450-room hotel located just steps from Elvis Presley’s iconic Graceland mansion in Memphis. Set to open in October, the design is inspired both by Elvis’s personal style and his historic home. HBG designers researched the mansion for more than two years, and worked closely with Priscilla Presley to complete the project.

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The Guest House at Graceland Hotel Expected to Open This Fall, featured in Hotel Business magazine

From Hotel Business Magazine

MEMPHIS, TN—The Guest House at Graceland, located near Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion here, is nearly eight months away from its grand opening. Dignitaries, designers and construction teams associated with the hotel held a topping-off ceremony at the hotel construction site to put the final beam in place.

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HBG Principal, Dike Bacon Joins a Roundtable Discussion on Non-Gaming Amenities at Casino Properties

Each year, Casino Design magazine gathers a group of experts in the field to talk about issues that impact their discipline. For this year’s edition, moderator Julie Brinkerhoff Jacobs, the president and chief financial officer of Lifescapes International, Inc., focuses on the crucial subject of non-gaming amenities.

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The Guest House at Graceland is One of the Most Important Hotels Opening in 2016

From Business Insider – The Guest House at Graceland makes the list of the 11 most important hotel openings of 2016

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‘Seneca Secret’, in the latest Casino Design magazine

The Seneca Nation was far from the first tribe to enter tribal gaming, but when they decided to take the plunge, they were all in. First, Seneca Niagara became a success near the famous falls. Then a second casino in Allegany, New York followed in that path. Finally, a small casino in Buffalo was more successful than anticipated, so an expansion plan was necessary. Continuing its relationship with the Seneca Nation, Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG) is currently designing a $40 million expansion to the Buffalo Creek Casino. HBG also designed the phase-one casino.

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HBG announces design collaboration in the 20th Century Fox World, Dubai

“Rethink is excited to be working with HBG on the creative integration of our hotel and theme park designs for Fox Studios Dubai,” said RLE Senior Creative Director John Rust. “Collaborating with HBG’s team and utilizing their extensive expertise in resort design will result in an extraordinarily entertaining guest experience.”

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The Guest House at Graceland Reveals Design Elements

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Featured in Hospitality Design Memphis-based Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG) has revealed the design elements for the Guest House at Graceland, a 450-room hotel located just steps from Elvis Presley’s iconic Graceland mansion in Memphis. Set to open in October, the design is inspired both by Elvis’s personal style and his historic home. HBG designers researched… Read more »


The Guest House at Graceland Hotel Expected to Open This Fall, featured in Hotel Business magazine

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From Hotel Business Magazine MEMPHIS, TN—The Guest House at Graceland, located near Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion here, is nearly eight months away from its grand opening. Dignitaries, designers and construction teams associated with the hotel held a topping-off ceremony at the hotel construction site to put the final beam in place.


HBG Principal, Dike Bacon Joins a Roundtable Discussion on Non-Gaming Amenities at Casino Properties

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Each year, Casino Design magazine gathers a group of experts in the field to talk about issues that impact their discipline. For this year’s edition, moderator Julie Brinkerhoff Jacobs, the president and chief financial officer of Lifescapes International, Inc., focuses on the crucial subject of non-gaming amenities.


HBG announces design collaboration in the 20th Century Fox World, Dubai

Posted by & filed under Entertainment & Hospitality, On The Boards.

“Rethink is excited to be working with HBG on the creative integration of our hotel and theme park designs for Fox Studios Dubai,” said RLE Senior Creative Director John Rust. “Collaborating with HBG’s team and utilizing their extensive expertise in resort design will result in an extraordinarily entertaining guest experience.”