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Island called just got back from South -- apparently our next guest is gonna be on first flight at -- here can certainly nicer down there than it is here.
-- Goldfarb president CEO of the -- will mainly eats with us and I'm thrilled and honored because that's it's like.
That it's my favorite place in the whole wide world know we're so happy to hear that favorite place in the whole wide world it is easy it's fun.
And and it seems to me it has been relatively recession proof.
Am I wrong we've been very fortunate know the whole world is coming to South Florida you know from South America to Europeans to domestic north easterners.
We really have the best of all worlds right now.
But why is that has yet the hotels are filled the hotels are still commanding top dollar.
But yet you -- Condo for a third of the price.
Well even that's coming back a little bit but sticking to the hotel business -- just great to me and right now the product is better than it's ever been.
You know our our case that the felt -- the so -- had a design.
And Jeff hide the best designers and -- talking -- in the world we closed it down for two years.
Invested a billion dollars and reopen one of the finest through -- we think in the entire world so.
I half jokingly said in makes me think of Sean Connery in it makes me think of Elvis and his young days I mean -- history of the fountain blue is.
Is amazing that the best of the best have been there stayed their performed there rat pack.
Did you did it make you nervous when you shut it down that they might not come back.
No just the opposite you know -- idea was to take the glamour of the past.
And combine it with a -- -- the president and that's exactly what you find that the found -- today.
It's the historic lobby when you walk in and you see you moved tied marble floors in the blue bar the same as -- was in 1950s.
And then you stay in a luxury rooms in the signature restaurants.
And the spot all the luxuries you expect in in -- luxury hotel.
Today and that's what we have.
And yet you people are still willing to -- and pay is it foreigners.
Is it just wealthy Americans -- -- can't be the average guy and street it's.
A very -- diverse audience I mean we've got a young group of people up and down the level are nightlife and with the live in Arcadia.
We have domestic people.
That come down we've got fabulous restaurants like god -- pet and Gotham steak and hoffa's -- from London some of the -- signature restaurant anywhere in the nation.
We've got as I said the lack of spot well right on the ocean we've got -- a pool skate as we called the that's just fabulous with guardians in -- is.
And -- swimming pools this one of a kind it really -- -- -- -- And if people haven't been on a website to check it out have been there I love the way it's designs and -- to just about every room hasn't.
We really believe that no matter where you stay at the -- -- you've got now and a great view a great opportunity to experience many different aspects of this of that.
Well first let's take a to you at 15100 things to felt.
Yes we've had a lot of rooms especially because the strip that Iran Iraq right on Collins asked me he's made up of many boutique hotels that don't you know they could have 25 rooms and they're gone for the day.
Well I can tell you that were running busier than that.
-- -- resort has ever run its history.
So we must be doing something that is it because of -- live the new performance seriously just -- well you know it's a great concept you know it -- lose always been known for entertainment.
You go back as you said Elvis friend leave Frank Sinatra they were they had been more recent times we've had Katy Perry great.
Laid -- then -- Yes still a new years and now we've kind of formalized that with -- live.
And we just kicked off this past Labor Day last month we pit bull just a fantastic experience.
So you check gives Ellie -- -- marina -- just go to a concert.
You check into a luxury hotel room you get a great gift bag you get -- -- personal meet angry with the act.
And then you get to see the shell and a private unplugged -- that's very personal in different -- you get anywhere else.
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