The Hotel Viking, in Newport, RI., announced its newest renovations project. Scheduled to commence in January 2011, the project will involved renovation of hotel's Newport Wing. The design will be reflective of the “Progressive Era.” Soft and hard goods will be replaced offering a vintage feel with modern comforts. The renovation will take three months to complete at an estimated cost of $6 million. As a result of the renovation, the hotel will not allow guests to bring pets after Dec. 31, 2010. The Hotel Viking will continue to serve the animal community with a holiday pet food drive in the month of December, and as a hotel partner for the Potter League Have a Heart Fundraiser in February and their Happy Tails summer party. For reservations or more information, call 800-556-7126 or visit www.hotelviking.com.