Many sectors of the economy are suffering due to the impact of COVID-19. Nowhere is that more evident than in the travel and tourism industry. Over 70% of hotels in the U.S. in danger of closing without further financial relief from the U.S. government according to estimates from the American Hotels and Lodging Association. Despite the historic downturn, however, there are a surprising number of fabulous new hotels still planning to open their doors this coming year, both across the United States and abroad. Here are 12 of the most exciting U.S. hotels opening in 2021 (in order of opening date), and what guests can expect to experience at each.
The latest lodge from this luxury label is set to welcome guests sometime this year at the edge of Yellowstone National Park. With ski-in, ski-out access to the Big Sky Resort and an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf, not to mention pastimes like hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing and fly fishing, there are sure to be outdoor adventures for everyone in the family. The hotel will comprise 150 rooms and suites, plus 39 palatial Montage Residences. The 11,000 square foot Spa Montage will contain 10 treatment rooms, two couple’s treatment rooms, a salon and even an indoor lap pool. There will also be a lobby bar with panoramic views, a pub and bowling alley, a more refined restaurant serving fresh mountain fare, and a market for grab and go. Rates are not yet available.
Spanish Peaks Location: Encompassing 3,350 mountainous acres in Big Sky, Montana, and less than an hour south of Bozeman Airport. About: More than a destination, living in Big Sky is a lifestyle. No crowds, no traffic, and proudly underdeveloped. The Spanish Peaks community features all anyone needs to be entertained in the town: an 18- hole […]
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‘Mobile wildlife education center’ to inform visitors, residents and workers about local wildlife, backcountry safety Charles Johnson paces excitedly around a trailer, quizzing EBS on paw prints, scat, pelts, and the difference between antlers and horns. More than just a trailer, it’s a “mobile wildlife education center,” Johnson says. He’s leading an effort called Wild Big […]