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Terra Resort Group Assumes Management of Topnotch Resort
and Spa, in Stowe, Vermont

June 23, 2010 (JACKSON, WY) – Terra Resort Group, the Jackson Hole, WY-based hotel management company, announces today that it will assume management of Topnotch Resort and Spa, in Stowe, VT. Formed in 2007, Terra Resort Group specializes in upscale hotel brands in sought-after destinations, delivering elevated service standards and a contemporary approach to luxury. 

Terra is led by company President Jamie Yarrow, a 20 year veteran with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, including Four Seasons Hotels in Santa Barbara, Boston, Scottsdale, Jackson Hole and Palm Beach. Company Chairman Robert DesLauriers is a native of Burlington, VT and began his hospitality career as the General Manager of Bolton Valley Resort. After being family operated since its opening in 1958, Topnotch will benefit greatly from Terra Resort Group’s vast hospitality experience and unique understanding of destination resorts.

Topnotch Resort and Spa is a premier New England destination retreat. A Preferred Boutique and AAA Four Diamond property set on 120 acres near the village of Stowe, the resort offers 68 guest rooms and suites dressed in a European Country Manor style, with views of the Green Mountains. Topnotch also features a selection of 40 two- and three-bedroom resort homes. Amenities include a 35,000 square-foot award winning Spa; a world class Tennis Center with 10 indoor and outdoor courts; 2 outdoor pools; an indoor lap pool and hydrotherapy whirlpool; fantastic organic and locally sourced dining at the signature restaurant Norma’s; and access to cross country and downhill skiing. 

“Topnotch is a property that is emblematic of Stowe’s immense charm, beauty, and rich history,” says Yarrow. “We look forward to retaining Topnotch’s preeminent position in the Stowe marketplace, and driving a successful future.”

About Terra Resort Group 
Terra Resort Group boasts a highly credentialed pedigree of operational and business talent. The company operates and asset manages a portfolio of unique boutique and luxury hotels including Hotel Terra Jackson Hole, Teton Mountain Lodge and Spa, and the Inn at Jackson Hole, all slopeside in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Terra Resort Group also operates Casa Madrona Hotel and Spa, a historic luxury hotel in the heart of Sausalito, California and is the Asset Manager for Four Seasons Palm Beach, in Florida. Terra Resort Group’s diversely trained team has taken their skill sets and experiences from the luxury market and created a structure and culture to apply in upscale segments. Terra Resort Group prides itself on unique service delivery, passionate revenue generation, and detailed financial management.


Kristin Hutton
Phone: (212) 255-6541

Also See: SIMA Management Corp. Selects Terra Resort Group to Run the Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa in Sausalito, California; Affiliate of SIMA Acquired the 63-room Hotel as Part of Foreclosure Sale for $11.4 million / April 2010
Destination Hotels & Resorts Opens the 139 room Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe, Vermont; The Lodge is the Centerpiece of Spruce Peak at Stowe, a $400 million Ski and Golf Alpine Community / June 2008

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