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  • The Landing Resort & Spa to Open in December

    The new meeting and conference destination will offer a variety of indoor and outdoor venues for meetings as well as opportunities to actively enjoy the area and a full-service spa. 
     
    POSTED November 21, 2013
     

The Landing Resort & Spa, an 88-room boutique hotel, spa, restaurant and conference center, will open in December becoming Lake Tahoe’s first five-star luxury lakeside property. The new meeting and conference destination will offer a variety of indoor and outdoor venues for meetings as well as opportunities to actively enjoy the area and a full-service spa.

"We’ve created The Landing out of our own desire for a five-star property located on the lake," says Jim Demetriades, owner.  "We want to provide guests with luxurious accommodations that seamlessly integrate with the natural beauty of our unique lakeside setting."

The Landing is home to two indoor meeting spaces, the Lakeview Ballroom and the Lakeview Board Room, which feature a retractable glass wall to let in the mountain air and alpine landscapes from the patio. The Lakeview Ballroom can hold 65-120 people in its 1,225 square feet, while the 475-square-foot Board Room can seat 12-40 individuals. The two spaces can also be connected for a combined 1,700-square-foot space that can entertain a banquet for 120 guests. For a more intimate indoor gathering, Jimmy’s Restaurant features semi-private fireplace dining areas with optional outdoor patio dining beside fire pits. The restaurant will serve wood-fired Greek seafood and locally-sourced California cuisine.

The Landing Resort & Spa also serves as an outdoor venue, providing the Grand Rooftop Terrace, a 3,600-square-foot elevated deck that overlooks the beach and lake and accommodates 300 people. An outdoor heated tent is also available to hold up to 300 people in its 2,400 square feet.

The resort will feature meeting services and amenities such as full audiovisual services, catering from groups ranging from 20 to 300 and on-site dining at Jimmy’s Restaurant. Additionally, the Landing will offer high-speed wireless internet, a business center, copying and faxing, valet parking and local transportation. The spa will be available for guests to use in their free time and will include a full-service spa, fitness room, pool, hot tub, steam room and sauna.

For more information, visit The Landing Resort & Spa. 

The soon-to-open Omni Frisco Hotel in Dallas has announced the names of its new director of operations, director of finance, director of sales and marketing, director of engineering, director of human resources and neighborhood services general manager.

The hotel will open in July 2017. All of the announced positions will report to Jeff Smith, hotel general manager.

 

Kohler Co. has announced the appointment of Doug Stringer as head chef of The Immigrant Restaurant, located at The American Club resort-hotel at Destination Kohler.

Stringer joined Kohler Co. in 2015 as sous chef of Riverbend, where he oversaw all facets of kitchen operations, purchasing, food cost management, staffing, menu design, and overall leadership. He has over seven years of fine dining and hospitality experience. In his new role, he will oversee the development and creation of culinary programs.

 

Mammoth Resorts will be acquired by a newly formed entity controlled by affiliates of the Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C., and KSL Capital Partners, LLC. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the third quarter of 2017, and is subject to certain closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.

Mammoth Resorts is the current owner of Mammoth Mountains Ski Area, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and June Mountain.