EXPANSION PROJECT WRAPS UP AT STEIN ERIKSEN LODGE

Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City will complete improvements including a new outdoor plaza space with fire pits and heated walk paths, as well as a 3,500-square-foot entertainment center featuring a variety of games, activities and casual food options in September. Also included in the project are a theater room to watch visual presentations or cinema movies; a family pool and expanded lounging area; and a coffee bar. Stein Eriksen Lodge is located midmountain at Deer Valley Resort. 

WESTGATE PARK CITY RESORT & SPA ADDS SPACES AND AMENITIES

A recently completed, multimillion-dollar renovation project at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa has resulted in a brand new outdoor event deck, coffee bar, banquet kitchen, executive boardroom and upgraded meeting space. The executive boardroom accommodates up to 20 and features stone accent walls, wood ceilings and cutting-edge technology, while the event deck holds up to 250 and offers fresh-off-thegrill menu options for groups and special events during summer months. Behind the scenes, a new modern banquet kitchen allows the resort to quickly and efficiently serve groups of more than 200. Westgate Park City Resort & Spa now offers more than 8,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space.

EXPLORE PARK CITY WITH MINES & WINE

Fox School of Wine has introduced Mines & Wines in Park City, a three-hour tour that includes historic locations around Park City that are paired with wines. The excursion begins at Montage Deer Valley or Park City Museum where participants can enjoy a vintage sparkling wine made for the king and queen of Spain before climbing aboard a luxury vehicle for stops at the Ontario Mine, Miner’s Hospital, First National Bank on Main Street and the Red Light District. Light, paired snacks are included on the vehicle and costume props are provided. The tour is offered every Friday from mid-June to end of August and Saturday afternoons in the summer and winter. It’s also available for private bookings for groups of six or more. 

This summer, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is debuting $25 million in expansions. The new Explorer Cabins at Tenaya Lodge features a central gathering building, communal outdoor fire pits and more than 50 two-bedroom cabins. Also, the lodge recently introduced new Glacier Point at Sunset Tours that run from May through September and combine the expert knowledge of a local guide with the beauty of Yosemite National Park. Groups can enjoy wine, cheese and crackers or their own picnic dinner while enjoying the alpenglow.

 

Originally built in 1927 and located in Death Valley National Park, the mission-style Inn at Death Valley celebrated its $100 million transformation with a grand reopening celebration in November 2018. The property, owned by Xanterra Travel Collection, features 66 updated rooms, a renovated fine dining restaurant and cocktail lounge, the new Tranquility Spa, and a spring-fed pool bordered by a new café and cabanas. Twenty-two one-bedroom casitas have been added along with Mission Gardens, a prime location for outdoor events.

 

The Josie Hotel, a ski-in/ski-out boutique property in Rossland, British Columbia, opened its doors in November at the base of RED Mountain Resort’s slopes. The 106-room property, named after one of the town’s most notable mines, Josie Mine, also is located along Canada’s world-renowned Powder Highway in the heart of the West Kootenays. Key amenities include more than 1,500 square feet of function space, a spa (opening winter 2019) and fitness center, and The Velvet Restaurant & Lounge.