Rosebuds Blog

Singing and acting stars pay a visit to Pleasanton

April 13, 2011

The stars were shining on The Rose Hotel last week as two singing and acting celebrities joined us as guests. They were in town to deliver performances at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton. Both entertainers were gracious and unassuming people, even providing signed photographs for staff members. Find out more…

Heineken team inaugurates Rose Hotel boardroom

March 30, 2011

Our expanded boardroom facility at The Rose Hotel got its first workout when 20 members of the HeinekenUSA sales and marketing team held their quarterly meeting here. The two-day meeting was followed by a Heineken brand tasting seminar in The Rose Hotel lobby bar. You can do a little beer tasting yourself at The Rose while taking advantage of a special offer we’re making available through Easter. Find out more…

A new jetliner for high-flying business travelers

March 23, 2011

The latest version of the Boeing 747 has arrived and it is promising to put a smile on the faces of business travelers taking long-haul flights. The newly unveiled 747-8 Intercontinental has more first-class and business-class seats, and a striking new interior with higher ceilings, elongated windows and a new color scheme. Boeing officials believe their new jetliner will be the aircraft of choice for business travelers. Find out why…

Taking the loneliness out of business travel

March 01, 2011

Business travel can be fun, exciting and rewarding. It can also be lonely. Business travel usually means spending a fair amount of time alone, which doesn’t agree with some people. There’s also time away from loved ones. Add the stress of an upcoming business meeting or seminar and things can get melancholy. Not to despair. Here are steps you can take to mitigate lonesome roads…

7 reasons why travelers choose boutique hotels

February 22, 2011

Boutique hotels are a rapidly growing category that brings panache to an industry long dominated by large cookie-cutter hotel chains. Indeed, boutiques now rake in so much business that even hotel giants Marriott, Starwood and Hilton have created boutique lines of their own. This enduring trend begs the question: Why do travelers gravitate to boutique hotels in such large and loyal numbers? Here’s why…