Hilton Property in Melbourne, Florida Partners with Bluster Catamaran Regatta |

MELBOURNE, Florida., January 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Hotel Melby, a stylish 180-room Hilton-branded Tapestry Collection hotel in Melbourne city center to florida Space Coast, announced an exclusive partnership with the organizers of the 6th Annual Bluster Regatta which is being held for the first time in Melbourne, Florida, from January 14 – 16, 2022.

Organized by Hobie Division 8 and Red Gear Racing, the organizers of the regatta have partnered with the town of melbourne and management at the Melby Hotel to move the event from Tampa where the former host hotel is being renovated and was unable to accommodate the upcoming event.

” To move to melbourne and partnering with the Melby Hotel was an easy decision. We are delighted to offer such a hotel to sailors, their families and friends with participants traveling from as far away as Canada. The proximity of the regatta launching ramp is ideal. Sailors can enjoy the flat, protected water that the Intracoastal’s Indian River Lagoon has to offer during the day, and later enjoy the nightlife in the historic district. Melbourne city center which is within walking distance of the hotel. We are especially looking forward to enjoying the views and food from The Landing Rooftop,” said Marc Herendeen, organizer of regattas.

The regatta organizers took part in a previous successful regatta in Merritt Island and sought to implement this success closer to the city center, which was a determining factor in the choice melbourne as the next host city. “We are delighted to bring the regatta to Ballard Park for the 2022 race with the intention of moving to Riverview Park as part of the Melbourne city center revitalization for the 2023 regatta, where we hope it will remain for years to come as the Harbor City River Regatta,” said Herendeen.

“We are thrilled to be the host hotel for ‘Bluster’ riders and staff and are thrilled with the relocation of this growing annual event to melbourne. It’s really exciting to see melbourne to be selected as destinations for these types of events, as it further strengthens the opportunity that our city offers to businesses, tourists and event organizers,” said Bourak Sezgin, General Manager of the Melby Hotel.

Bluster Regatta will host over 40 boats, 60-100 racers and friends, and marks the start of racing for several catamaran classes this season, including Hobie Division 8 and North American A-Cats. The racing regatta is open to different classes of multihulls including A Cat Classic, A Cat foiling, Hobie 16, Weta, Hobie Wave, Falcon16, Falcon18, Taipan and Hobie 17. This is a Hobie points regatta and kicks off the first of three Hobie Division 8 Winter Series regattas at which a champion will be crowned .

Spectators are invited to attend Ballard Park to watch from dry land or launch a kayak, paddle board or motorboat on the ramps located within the park, where they must remain outside the racetrack at the south of Eau Gallie Cash at any time.

Regatta organizers and Melby Hotel management will hold a press conference at the Melby Hotel, 801 E Strawbridge Ave in melbourne, to Thursday January 13 at 1:00 p.m.. For more information on the Bluster Regatta, please contact Marc Herendeen, 321-863-4426 or Lisa Herenden, 321-863-4424.

About Duke Hospitality

Duke Hospitality is a company specializing in the development, management and investment in the hotel industry. Founded in 2004, it currently has a portfolio of nine existing hotels and four in development, with flags under the Marriott, Choice and Wyndham brand families. Duke Hospitality has built, or is building or is currently developing several hotels. To learn more, visit http://www.dukehospitality.com.

About the Melby Hotel

The brand new Hotel Melby is an upscale boutique hotel in the heart of Melbourne, Florida historic city center. Its engaging experiential design combines welcoming beauty, stunning views from every room, uncommon architectural details, comfortable spaces, custom murals by local artists, and state-of-the-art technology to provide guests with a memorable experience.

The Landing Rooftop, located on the 11th floor of the Melby Hotel, is a lively rooftop restaurant and bar that offers stunning 270-degree views of the water and surrounding cityscape. Guests can enjoy the upscale indoor bar and lounge or bask in the breathtaking views from the wraparound outdoor lounge. The Landing Rooftop specializes in craft cocktails and American cuisine and features an epic ballroom that can accommodate up to 150 people for a seated dinner.

Guests and locals alike can enjoy the Foxtail Cafe located in the hotel lobby. The brand new Foxtail site offers a welcoming and comfortable environment with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating and, of course, a fantastic cafe.

The hotel is within walking distance of shopping, dining, theater, entertainment and nightlife. and a short drive from Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, many corporate headquarters, including Northrup Grumman, L3 Harris, Collins Aerospace – and Melbourne’s world-class beaches.

The Melby Hotel is an 11-story, 180-room Tapestry Collection by Hilton Hotel.

About the Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Tapestry Collection by Hilton is a portfolio of upscale and original hotels that offers guests unique style and dynamic personality and encourages guests to explore the local destination. With plans for global expansion, each Tapestry Collection property is united by the reliability that comes with the Hilton name, in addition to the benefits of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. To learn more about Hilton’s premium collectible brand, visit newsroom.hilton.com/tapestry and connect with Tapestry Collection on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Media Contact

Tara Silvestri, Hotel Melby, 1 6159252946, [email protected]

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