News for the Hospitality Executive
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Lakeway
Resort and Spa announced today the
new hire of Tania McCorkle as the new Spa Director overseeing 21
the resort’s San Saba Spa. The resort, managed by Redstone
Companies Hospitality, is a 174-room, award-winning property with
feet of meeting and banquet space, suites, condominiums and a beautiful
located on the shores of Lake Travis in the heart of the Texas Hill
Most recently, she was the Director of Athletics at The Downtown Club in Houston where McCorkle managed the athletic department, including over 100 staff members. Prior to that, she was at The Houstonian Club, Lakeway's sister resort, for six years where she began as a trainer and activities coordinator then promoted to Fitness Director. She managed all aspects of the fitness center from the spa, dietitians and rockwall while managing 80 employees.
Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, McCorkle moved to the US in 1999. She was a member of the US National World Netball Championship team in 1999 – the highest accolade in her sport.
McCorkle is planning on expanding the fitness offerings at Lakeway and is working with a dietician to create a health-focused San Saba Spa culinary menu at the resort. She will also be adding a unique one-on-one stretching spa treatment to the menu.
“We are excited to have Tania join us at Lakeway Resort and Spa,” said Troy Mathews, General Manager for Lakeway. “Her wealth of experience and knowledge will only add a new, unique wellness portion to our fantastic spa options.”
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.
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