News for the Hospitality Executive
AUSTIN, TX (JANUARY 13, 2011) – Lakeway Resort and Spa has announced the hiring of Troy Mathews as General Manager. The resort, managed by Redstone Companies Hospitality, is a 173-room, award-winning property with 24,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, suites, condominiums and a beautiful setting located on the shores of Lake Travis in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.
Troy Mathews will oversee all resort operations on a day-to-day basis which includes facility management, guest services, rooms division, food and beverage operations, special events, marketing, sales and revenue management. He will also oversee all resort activities including the spa, resort pools and marina and golf activities for all guests. Troy has an extensive background in hospitality sales and operations having served in a variety of positions at Redstone Companies Hospitality. Troy has served as Club Manager of Redstone Golf Club overseeing all the day-to-day operations of the club including golf operations, food and beverage, tournaments, special events, retail, marketing and membership sales and service. He also played a major role in hosting the Shell Houston Open PGA Tour event. Troy also served as Assistant General Manger of the club and Director of Sales for Redstone Golf Management. His hotel experience includes serving as Assistant Director of Catering at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa in Houston, TX in addition to working at a variety of hotel properties in Colorado. He currently serves on the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo’s Western Heritage Committee that operates the rodeo round-up and coloring book competition for elementary schools while raising thousands of dollars annually for student scholarships.
About Lakeway Resort and Spa
The Lakeway Resort and Spa is located on the shore of the renowned Lake Travis 18 miles northwest of downtown Austin and 40 minutes from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Originally built in 1963, the property has provided spectacular lakeside experiences for decades to the Who’s Who of Texas and generations of families enjoying a retreat for vacations and celebrations.
An extensive, multimillion-dollar redevelopment of Lakeway Resort and Spa was completed in 2007. The resort now features 174 guest rooms providing spectacular lakeside views, as well as suites and condominiums. Recognized as one of the top meeting destinations in Texas, Lakeway Resort and Spa now offers 24,000 square feet of IACC-certified conference space as well as 17 meeting and conference rooms. Additional amenities include four ballrooms; San Saba Spa; a fitness center; a multi-level resort pool complex with waterslides and whirlpools; an upscale restaurant and a sports bar and grill.
A 5,200-square-foot, glass-enclosed ballroom called Vistas extends over the water’s surface to provide dramatic views of Lake Travis. The resort specializes in creating weddings and events ranging from elegant black-tie celebrations to intimate gatherings for family and friends. Advance tee times are available at four nearby 18-hole championship golf courses that are among the finest in central Texas. Lakeway also has a multi-level resort pool complex with waterslides and a luxurious spa – San Saba Spa. In addition, a marina and sailing activities are nearby. Lakeway Resort and Spa is the host of Live at the Lake, a free series of concerts held monthly each summer. Showcasing some of Austin’s top bands, Live at the Lake attracts thousands of music enthusiasts.
Lakeway Resort and Spa is located at 101 Lakeway Drive, Austin, Texas 78734. Reservations may be made by calling toll-free 800-525-3929, local 512-261-6600 or online at www.lakewayresortandspa.com.
About Redstone Companies Hospitality
Redstone Companies Hospitality is an experienced, relationship-based leader in management and consulting services in the hotel, spa, golf and fitness industries. They are committed to developing long-term relationships with strategic solutions to grow businesses with a structured yet flexible personalized approach. Owned and operated properties include The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa; Houstonian Lite-Pennzoil Building; Shadow Hawk Golf Club; The Houstonian Golf & Country Club; Redstone Golf Club and BlackHorse Golf Club. Managed properties include Lakeway Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas, Houstonian Lite-Wells Fargo Building, and Vanderbilt Legends Golf Club at Vanderbilt University.
Redstone Companies Hospitality is a division of The Redstone Companies, a privately owned company located in Houston, Texas that specializes in hospitality, real estate and private equity. For more information on Redstone Companies Hospitality and their properties, please visit www.redstonecompanieshospitality.com.
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