San Antonio luxury spot Hotel Emma releases line of retail products
click image Instagram / thehotelemmaclick image Instagram / thehotelemmaHotel Emma has unveiled a line of retail products dubbed Emma’s Provisions, inspired by the flavors, smells and textures found throughout the property located at the Pearl, the San Antonio Business Journal reports “During the whole COVID pandemic, obviously we had to pivot,” Beth Smith, vice president of the luxury property, told the publication. “In our continued effort to expand on our singular brand, being one of a kind, we created a line of specialty products so that the hotel guests and visitors could enjoy our tradition at home.”The line includes a spicy, savory chili-garlic oil, a nutty chili-pepita relish and Muzquiz-spiced peanuts. According to the product website , the items are crafted in-house and based on recipes from Culinary Director Chef John Brand and his team.Smith toldthat the new line was inspired in part by Emma Koehler, for whom the hotel is named. When Koehler owned the Pearl Brewery, she kept business flowing during prohibition by pivoting to nonalcoholic products and other essential goods.Emma’s Provisions products are currently on sale at the hotel and will be available for shipping across the U.S. in the near future, thereports.sacurrent.com
How a Getty oil heir found unresponsive in a San Antonio hotel died
2 1 of 2 Catherine Bigelow / Special to The Chronicle Show More Show Less 2 of 2 Laura Morton/Special to The Chronicle Show More Show LessAn accidental overdose of a powerful pain killer is behind the death of a Getty oil heir found unresponsive at Hotel Emma in November, according to multiple media outlets. John Gilbert Getty, 52, was found in his hotel room Nov. 20, according to an earlier report by Mark Dunphy on MySA.com. The Bexar County medical center told multiple media outlets, including TMZ, that Getty died from heart disease and COPD caused by complications of fentanyl use. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid. The death was considered accidental, reports said.mysanantonio.com
Billionaire Getty heir died at Hotel Emma of accidental fentanyl overdose, officials say
American industrialist J. Paul Getty (1892 - 1976) at Sutton Place, his Tudor manor house in Surrey, 1967. John Gilbert Getty died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, combined with cardiomyopathy which was complicated by fentanyl toxicity, officials confirmed to KSAT Wednesday. Getty, 52, was the grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. A family spokesperson released a statement to People at the time of Getty’s death that said, “With a heavy heart, Gordon Getty announces the death of his son, John Gilbert Getty. John’s mother, Ann Gilbert Getty, passed this September.”AdAndrew Getty died of meth intoxication in 2015 and Ann died from a heart attack two months prior to John, TMZ reported.
New restaurants, green space, new parking coming to the Pearl in 2021
SAN ANTONIO – If you don’t know about the Pearl, it’s a unique 22-acre complex just north of Downtown with green spaces, local restaurants, Hotel Emma and small businesses. It is a popular destination here in the Alamo City, and there are more attractions on the way for 2021. And one of the reasons for the new parking is the addition of new restaurants. Also, Best Quality Daughter opened on Mueller, and that’s really been exciting as well,” Fauerso said. The goal is to be a place where San Antonio shines, and when the city grows, so does small business.
Going up! Pearl Brewery truck to be placed by crane at Hotel Emma
SAN ANTONIO – Eyes will be to the sky on Monday, as Hotel Emma will be getting a new addition! The hotel will install a historic Pearl Brewery truck near its pool Monday, Feb. 17, at 9 a.m. The truck will be lifted up on a crane and will be placed by the pool on the hotel’s third floor. According to Hotel Emma, the truck was restored to serve as the pool’s bar and will offer drinks, refreshments and small bites for guests. Pearl’s Hotel Emma ranks among best in nation in new list by U.S. News and World Report
Pearl’s Hotel Emma ranks among best in nation in new list by U.S. News and World Report
SAN ANTONIO – The Pearl’s darling has earned another top ranking for best hotels in the United States. Hotel Emma ranked at No. 10 in U.S. News and World Report’s list of the 50 best hotels in the USA in 2020, which was released Tuesday. Hotel Emma is classified as a 5-star hotel and has received four critic awards, including recognition in the 2019 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice List and TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. Naturally, it was named the best in San Antonio by U.S. News and World Report.
Cher calls San Antonio hotel “one of the most unique, beautiful hotels ever”
SAN ANTONIO – Before her big show at the AT&T Center on Tuesday night, Cher gave some love to Hotel Emma at the Pearl. Cher tweeted out that the hotel was one of the most unique, beautiful hotels ever. The tweet also said, “Stayed in amazing hotels all over the world “Emma” might take the cake." Cher made a stop in San Antonio as part of her “Here We Go Again” tour.