VALENCIA GROUP HOTELS WELCOME SUMMER WITH POP-TAIL PROGRAM Property Mixologists Combine Premium Spirits and Popsicles for a Sensational Seasonal Treat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN ANTONIO, TX – May 15, 2018 – Summer just got sweeter at Valencia Group hotels. The acclaimed portfolio of properties, including Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA, Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE in Houston, TX, Lone Star Court in Austin, TX , Cavalry Court and The George in College Station, TX, and Hotel Alessandra in Houston, TX are rolling out this year’s pop-tail program with patio and poolside parties around the country. Each hotel has put their own special twist on a seasonal menu of treats that combine premium spirits and popsicles.

According to Amy Trench, Valencia Group’s Corporate Director of Marketing & Public Relations, “We hope to bring out the inner kid in our guests this summer with our new pop-tail menus, which offer a spirited spin on a childhood favorite.”

Each of the Valencia Group hotels are also offering overnight packages featuring delicious accommodations alongside a pop-tail welcome to enjoy patio or poolside. Planning a summer break in any of the exceptional locations is a fun and unique way to indulge in the ultimate adult confection. For more information about these special offers, click here.

Bring the party home with these Valencia Group pop-tail recipes.

C-Stat Cooler – courtesy of Cavalry Court

  • 1.5 oz Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka
  • 0.5 oz midori melon Liquor
  • 1.5 oz Homemade Lemonade

In a martini shaker, add the ingredients and pour into a glass and garnish with lime, strawberry and fresh fruit. Add a strawberry popsicle

Poolside Peach- courtesy of Hotel Alessandra

  • 2 oz. Grey Goose Vodka
  • 2 tsp. DeKuyper Sour Apple Pucker
  • 4 oz. tonic water
  • 6 oz. peach syrup
  • 6 fresh strawberries blended

Mix vodka, peach puree and fresh strawberries into a blender. Pour the mix into popsicle tray and freeze for 15 minutes. Add Sour Apple Pucker and return to freezer for approximately two hours.

Cosmologic– courtesy of Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE

  • 2 oz. citrus vodka of choice
  • 0.25 oz. Triple Sec
  • 0.25 oz. lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. cranberry juice

Mix in shaker and pour in martini glass. Garnish with lemon peel and serve with popsicle.

Popsicle Recipe – individual

·       2.25 oz. cranberry juice

·       0.25 oz. orange juice

·       0.5 oz. lime juice

Watermelon Margarita – courtesy of Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

  • 1.5 oz. blanco tequila of choice
  • 3 oz. margarita mix

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled three quarters with ice. Serve with watermelon popsicle.

Watermelon Popsicle – one tray

  • 3 oz. DeKuyper Watermelon Pucker
  • 7 oz. water
  • 7 oz. watermelon juice
  • 1.5 oz. lemon juice
  • 1.5 oz. simple syrup

Mango Chile Margarita – courtesy of Hotel Valencia Santana Row

  • 1.25 oz. Sauza Silver Tequila
  • 0.5 oz. Triple Sec
  • 0.5 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. agave nectar

Rim glass with spicy salt (equal parts margarita salt and chili powder or tajin). Garnish with sliced jalapeño or milder pepper if preferred. Shake ingredients and strain into glass. Serve with a mango popsicle.

Cherry Freezecourtesy of Lone Star Court

  • 1.25 oz. vodka of choice
  • 0.5 oz. lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. simple syrup
  • 0.25 oz. grenadine

Shake and strain into low ball glass. Top with Sprite and serve with cherry popsicle.

About Valencia Group

Houston-based Valencia Group is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties. Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks. Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Group properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefitting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The Valencia Group portfolio currently includes the Valencia brands: Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA and Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. The Sorella brand includes Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE in Houston, TX by developer Midway. Other brands include Midway and Valencia Group’s The George™ in College Station, TX and Midway’s Hotel Alessandra in Houston, TX. The Court concept brands include Lone Star Court in Austin, TX, Cavalry Court in College Station, TX and Texican Court, coming soon to Irving, TX. For more information, please visit www.valenciagroup.com 

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CONTACT:

Amy Trench

Valencia Group

210.218.4018

atrench@valenciagroup.com

About Amy Trench

Corporate Director of Brand Marketing
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