Reopening Announcement Of FL Keys All-Inclusive Resort That Burned Down Soon After Grand Opening

It’s a story that’s gone from triumph to tragedy and is on its way to triumph again.

Bungalow Key Largo, billed as the first all-inclusive resort in the Florida Keys, opened in December, 2018. An adults-only luxury waterfront property just an hour south of Miami, it was destined for greatness. After all, it had a 4.5 star rating on Trip Advisor and had gotten the attention of the likes of TravelPulse, Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and other travel-related social media outlets.

Unfortunately, less than half a year after this brand-new resort opened, it caught on fire.

Of course, the first thing any owner says is that they will rebuild, but so many times they just…don’t.

That’s not the case for Bungalows Key Largo.

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The Airport Restaurant Designed By Walt Disney Imagineers

Sometimes you’re in an airport and wonder, “What the hell is something like THAT doing in an airport?” The iconic 1962 TWA Flight Center at J.F.K. Airport is a great example, especially now that Eero Saarinen’s landmark building is in the midst of being reimagined as a world class hotel.

L.A.X. has another such structure – the Theme Building. Designed in 1959, it was completed and dedicated in 1961. After receiving landmark status in 1993, the building that looks like a giant flying saucer got a $4 million renovation in the mid-1990s, with retro-futuristic interior and electric lighting designed by Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI), in preparation for it to open as a restaurant called Encounter in 1997.

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