PRESS KIT: Meeting at Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe - Ideal Location, Endless Inspiration
OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. – Summer 2014 – The Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, is one of the West’s most convenient and diverse meeting locations. The AAA Four Diamond California resort is located just 45 minutes from Reno International Airport, less than two hours from Sacramento, and is a convenient drive from the Bay Area, making it one of the nation’s most accessible mountain resort destinations.
The resort’s accessibility is just a small part of its draw. With 405 guest rooms, it sits at the base of Squaw Valley, showcasing world-renowned peaks and ski runs, and is just minutes away from the crystal waters of Lake Tahoe. Whether companies are looking for a venue for teambuilding, networking, brainstorming or rewarding its employees with a well-earned respite, the resort is designed to inspire.
Available activities run the gamut, with an on-site championship golf course, fly fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, ice skating, yoga, tennis, rafting, kayaking, and boating. Team-building opportunities include scavenger hunts, cardboard boat races, field sports, croquet, badminton and bocce ball. Come winter the resort boasts its own ski-in/ski-out chair lift, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding and broom ball.
With all of the outdoor activities, special wellness offerings and healthy meeting options also are available. From integrating spa elements into a function, outdoor hikes and more, the team at Resort at Squaw Creek can develop custom packages for any type of function.
When it’s time to get down to business, there’s more than 47,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and state-of-the-art multi-media capabilities. The Grand Sierra Ballroom alone is 9,500 square feet while the spacious Sun Plaza Deck offers 6,000 square feet with breathtaking views, ideal for mingling and networking. Space can be designed to accommodate everything from small board meetings and breakout sessions to large assemblies, banquets, and tradeshows.
Every last detail is set to the client’s specifications including creative menus that are prepared for each meeting. The property features several restaurants highlighting regionally sourced ingredients. Groups may choose from the spectacular views that compliment the cuisine at Six Peaks Grille or a more casual setting in Sandy’s Pub. Either way, there are five dining options available on property.
The Resort at Squaw Creek and its meeting staff pride themselves on creating the finest and most productive event possible for local, national, and international companies. Its services and facilities have been recognized by Smart Meetings (Platinum Choice); Meetings West (Best of the West); Successful Meetings (Pinnacle Award); Meetings & Conventions (Gold Key Award); Meeting News (Planner’s Choice Award); and Corporate & Incentive Travel (Award of Excellence). Resort at Squaw Creek also has been recognized as one of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top 50 Ski Hotels” in North America and “Top 150 Resorts: U.S. Mainland.”
The property also utilizes eco-friendly practices via the Destination Earth Green Meetings Program.
Additional on-site amenities include the award-winning Spa at Squaw Creek, three heated pools, and complimentary shuttles to the Village at Squaw Valley.
For more information about meetings at the Resort at Squaw Creek, go to www.squawcreek.com or call 800-327-3353.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is an authentic collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels and resorts across North America. Offering enriching, locally-inspired experiences from alpine adventures and stunning beachfronts to urban landmarks, each property reflects the natural surroundings and culture of its distinctive locale. With more than 40 properties in premier travel destinations, including Aspen, Chicago, Denver, Lake Tahoe, Los Angeles, Maui, Miami, New Orleans, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Fe, Seattle, Vail and Washington D.C., the award-winning portfolio features renowned golf courses, indigenous spas, and exceptional culinary venues. For more information on Destination Hotels & Resorts, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.
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