News for the Hospitality Executive
Sheraton South Padre Island Beach Hotel and
Reopens 10 Months After Hurricane Dolly
Renovated Hotel and Adjacent Sapphire Spa and Fitness CenterProvide Entirely New Guest Experience
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX (May 11, 2009) Officials with the Sheraton Beach Hotel and Condominiums announced today the completion of a multi-million dollar restoration and the long-awaited reopening of South Padre Island’s only national brand full-service hotel property, and the Island’s largest hospitality employer. Officials also announced the opening of the Island’s first luxury Spa - The Sapphire Spa and
“This has been a relentless team effort by the hotel staff to complete all projects to get the property reopened in time to welcome guests back to our resort, and I am intensely proud of our team,” said Steve Meadows, Executive Vice President of Posadas USA, Inc. who operates the hotel.
Hurricane Dolly was a Category 2 hurricane that parked itself over
Despite the damage and the lengthy renovation process, Meadows is looking on the bright side. According to Meadows, “A large part of the staff was retained to assist with the recovery efforts, and most of those who had worked for us prior to the hurricane have been brought back. And we have a sparkling, newly renovated property. And our guests love the changes.”
As guests arrive they travel down a new driveway of interwoven brick pavers lined by lighted palm trees that lead the way to the hotel’s new porte cochere. Lush tropical landscaping throughout the property sets the mind to relaxation mode.
The lobby, restaurant and bar, meeting rooms and all guest rooms have been completely renovated as has the landscaping, the pool bar and beach activities building. In addition, all guest room furniture and bedding has been replaced, and the beds are the plush, nine layer custom-designed Sheraton Sweet Sleeper II Beds. Every guest room features new flat panel televisions, new cordless telephones, in-room safes and refrigerators.
Also new to the hotel is the Link@Sheraton, located in the lounge area that offers travelers a convenient on-line experience and the ability to stay connected to work, family and friends while on the road, so that being out of town doesn't mean being out of touch.
New, Luxury Sapphire Spa &
A resort spa with world class service has opened on South Padre Island inviting guests to step into an island oasis of pleasure and for an
According to Toni Anne Mastroianni, Sapphire Spa Director, “The pristine beauty, endless ocean and fragrant plants of the region are combined with Sapphire Spa’s commitment to provide an unforgettable experience, and our spectacular spa was planned to bring health, pleasure and fun to your visit to the island.”
Mastroianni invites visitors to, “Relax to the rhythm of the waves, breathe the ocean air, experience the healing of local botanicals, marine plants and sea minerals and find tranquility through our caring touch.”
The menu of services provides a distinct sense of our beachside setting, integrating the healing properties of the ocean environment with the traditional remedies of massage, hydrotherapy, and esthetic care.
Beach Hotel & Condominiums is
independently owned by SSPIBR, Ltd. and operated by Posadas USA, Inc.,
license issued by The Sheraton LLC.
Sapphire Spa is a
member of ISPA. With more than 3,200
members in 83 countries, ISPA is recognized worldwide as the leading
professional organization and voice of the spa industry.
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