Baltimore, MD - The DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore North/Pikesville is undergoing a major renovation that will include all of its public space and guest rooms. Included in this exciting initiative by its new owners, Blue Ocean, will be a special focus on the dynamic kosher community in the Northeast including the vibrant local Jewish community of Baltimore. It is located just south of the Baltimore Beltway/I-695 and Reisterstown Road interchange (Exit 20) in the middle of the Northwest Baltimore business district, minutes from the Pikesville hotel. Jonathan Ehrenfeld, President of Blue Ocean, said: “We feel privileged to have the opportunity to significantly upgrade one of the most prized and recognizable properties in northern Baltimore.” He added: “Our aim is to attract the dynamic business and local community, which is why we will be emphasizing our offering of a very high quality kosher cuisine.”Said Mr. Ehrenfeld: “In the next few months our renovations program will continue to unfold as the hotel fulfills a vision of being the ideal setting for both tourists and groups. “He continued: “It is the perfect location to spend a Shabbat with family or simply to be within walking distance of the celebrated Jewish community of Baltimore.” Isaac Livni, the Kosher Events Coordinator at The DoubleTree Hilton at Pikesville, said that he already booked a full slate of organizational programs including Shabbatons.