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Driftwood Hospitality Management Chosen to Manage the 750-room
Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri on the Lake of the Ozarks

North Palm Beach, FL – September 18, 2012 – Driftwood Hospitality Management ( today announced their appointment to manage the 420-acre Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri. The sprawling 750-room resort, which includes 150 family-friendly suites, is located in the heart of the Lake of the Ozarks.  Tan-Tar-A Resort is the fifth independent property to join Driftwood’s portfolio.

“We are excited to work with the incredible staff at Tan-Tar-A Resort and to help take the property’s extensive features, amenities and activities to new heights,” said Brian Quinn, EVP of Development at Driftwood Hospitality Management. “Growing our independent business continues to be an area of focus for Driftwood and adding such a dynamic resort, in a market like this, brings terrific diversity to our portfolio.”

Tan-Tar-A Resort features an extensive range of amenities and resort activities, making it a destination in its own right. From boating to waterslides and spa pampering to mini golf, this Osage Beach complex has something for everyone. Tan-Tar-A boasts Missouri’s largest indoor waterpark, Timber Falls, with 600 feet of waterslides, a lazy river, a pool and a giant whirlpool. A state-of-the-art arcade, bowling, billiards, tanning beds and fully equipped fitness center are also available to guests. Outdoor activities and amenities include boat rentals, tennis courts, two outdoor pools, a miniature golf course, a full-service marina, water ski rentals, paddleboards, parasailing and horseback riding. Tan-Tar-A also features 27 holes of championship golf between two golf courses - The Oaks, an 18-hole championship course designed by Bruce Devlin and Robert Von Hagge, and Hidden Lakes, a 9-hole course ranked by USA Today as one of the best 9-hole courses in the U.S.

With spacious and secluded accommodations to complement its diverse resort recreation, large and small groups alike are drawn to Tan-Tar-A for their event and conference needs. Boasting 90,000 sq. ft. of flexible indoor function space, Tan-Tar-A’s 29 meeting rooms can accommodate up to 3,500 guests. The resort’s outdoor venues include stunning views of the lake and Ozark Mountains. From themed parties to golf tours and excursion boat rides, Tan-Tar-A’s full-service convention managers have that eye for detail to make even the largest events trouble-free. With the right ambience, attentive service and professional support staff, Tan-Tar-A enables a relaxing and successful event each and every time.

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About Driftwood Hospitality Management
Based in North Palm Beach, Fla., Driftwood Hospitality Management, LLC is a leader in providing solutions-based services for the domestic and international hotel industry. Guided by The Driftwood Difference – Flexibility, Diversity, Integrity, Accessibility, Originality, the company covers the full spectrum of lodging business needs.  From full-service, upscale and upper-upscale hotels to mid-size extended-stay, select and limited-service properties, Driftwood’s portfolio represents virtually every segment of the hospitality industry.  Focused on strategic acquisition, development, third-party management, asset management and receivership, Driftwood has extensive management experience and relationships with most major brands, including Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group, Inc., Carlson, Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Wyndham Worldwide. With additional offices in Costa Rica, Scottsdale, Ariz. and Miami, Fla., the company and its hotels have received more than 20 industry awards in the past three years. 

Claibourne Smith / Lindsay Smith
M. Silver Associates
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