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EMCO Hospitality Continues to Manage The Resort at Glade Springs
Following Purchase by the Jutice Family

March 31, 2010 --Daniels, West Virginia – Businessman Jim Justice today announced that the Justice Family Group, LLC has purchased The Resort at Glade Springs for an undisclosed price.  The purchase is the second resort ownership for the Justice Family Group which purchased the world-renowned Greenbrier Resort in May 2009.

“The Resort at Glade Springs is an ideal addition to the amenities and services offered to our clientele at The Greenbrier,” said Jim Justice, chairman and owner of The Greenbrier.  “With this acquisition Glade Springs will become an outpost to The Greenbrier and it allows The Greenbrier to be so much closer to all the wonderful West Virginia outdoor adventures, such as rafting, skiing and ATV riding.  The sister resort relationship offers both resorts the opportunity to present a broader range of options in price and quality to their many loyal guests and corporate clients.”

The previous owner, EMCO Hospitality, will continue to manage Glade Springs as it has for the past six years and will continue to employ the existing staff. 

“The acquisition of Glade Springs by the Justice Family Group under the leadership of Jim Justice presents tremendous opportunities for the resort,” said Elmer Coppoolse Chairman and CEO of EMCO Hospitality, Inc.  “Working together, The Greenbrier and Glade Springs will increase the status of West Virginia as a destination for travelers and corporations nationwide.  We are confident that the combined amenities and opportunities for recreation and meetings will be extremely attractive and competitive with other destination resorts in the country.”  The Greenbrier is a leader of luxury resorts around the world.

The Resort at Glade Springs is located on 4,100 acres of land 39 miles west of The Greenbrier.  The resort features 203 rooms, cottages and villas, over 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space,  three eighteen hole golf courses, spa, equestrian center, indoor and outdoor pools, bowling, tennis and a myriad of outdoor adventure offerings. (www.gladesprings.com)

The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort located in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. As a National Historic Landmark, The Greenbrier's classic architecture, exquisite interior design, abundant scenic beauty, and outstanding amenities have hosted distinguished guests from around the world since 1778.

This renowned property offers 721 rooms, including exquisite guest and estate houses and more than 50 recreational activities including three championship golf courses, a world class casino, PGA TOUR, FedEx Cup event (July 26 – August 1, 2010), indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a 40,000-square-foot spa, along with its fabulous exclusive residential sporting club and more.  (www.greenbrier.com) 

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Contact: 

The Resort at Glade Springs
www.gladesprings.com
 

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Also See: Gary K. Rosenberg, Former President & CEO for the Homestead Resort, Joins EMCO Hospitality, Inc. / November 2005
WexTrust Capital, LLC Expanding into Hotels, Forms Axela Hospitality, LLC Headed Elmer Coppoolse / November 2007
Glade Springs Resort Owned by Bright Enterprises Appoints Benchmark as Manager / December 2001
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