People/Events/Accounts: News About a 'Fortnite' Competition, a Restaurant from Chef Lorena Garcia, Pop-up Retail Experience from TheSkimm, and More

CHARLOTTE: The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte has announced Christophe Le Chatton as its new general manager and Elizabeth Allen as its new director of sales and marketing.

LAS VEGAS: Eight of Las Vegas’ top Fortnite players will make up a total of 64 competitors from around the country who will converge on HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas to participate in the grand final of the inaugural Simon Cup. The players will battle in front of a live audience and Twitch viewers for a chance at the first-place prize—a $50,000 shopping spree.

LOS ANGELES: Amazon Prime Video will host an immersive fan experience for The Aeronauts, an upcoming film starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, at the Rose Bowl this weekend. The Victorian fair-theme event will feature period performers and games, hot air balloon rides, and a "fly-in" theater—a 20-foot LED screen wrapped 360-degrees around a second hot air balloon. The event is open to the public on November 23 and 24; a V.I.P. event takes place on November 22. 

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ORLANDO/CENTRAL FLORIDA:  Innisbrook, a Salamander Resort, will finish a comprehensive remodel of its guest accommodations by the end of 2019.

MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: CHICA by chef Lorena Garcia will open today for lunch and dinner. The eatery was designed by the Rockwell Group.

NEW YORK: TheSkimm, a company focused on helping young women live their lives smarter, is planning to launch a pop-up location for the holiday season. Celebrate Smarter Shop is slated to open on November 29 (Black Friday) and run through December 24.

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With contributions from Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles and Rayna Katz, Beth Kormanik, and Michele Laufik in New York.

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