Resort at Squaw Creek™ Appoints New General Manager
Mountain Resort Veteran Takes Helm
Olympic Valley, Calif. – Executives at Destination Hotels & Resorts have announced that Eric Sather will take over the helm as the new General Manager for Resort at Squaw Creek™, the 405-room resort at the base of Squaw Valley USA, near Lake Tahoe. Sather, who served as General Manager of the Water Color Inn and Resort in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, brings over 25 years of hotel management experience to the Tahoe-area resort.
“Eric Sather’s extensive background with luxury ski properties and resorts will be invaluable to Resort at Squaw Creek, a perennial Condé Nast Traveler ‘Top 50’ ski hotel,” said Mark Hickey, Senior Vice President, Hospitality Operations at Destination Hotels & Resorts. “We look forward to welcoming him to the Destination team, and his leadership at one of our marquee resorts.”
Prior to heading up management of The WaterColor Inn and Resort, Sather served as General Manager at The Peaks Resort and Golden Door Spa in Telluride, Colorado, Robert Redford’s Sundance Resort, Aspen Meadows Resort in Aspen, Colorado and the IBM Learning Center, IBM’s hotel and conference center at their world headquarters in New York. He is a graduate of Trinity University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
“I’m excited to be returning to the mountains, particularly to a property of the caliber of Resort at Squaw Creek,” said Eric Sather, General Manager. “I look forward to building on the longstanding history, traditions and successes of the resort that draw both leisure and group guests back to Resort at Squaw Creek year after year.”
Sather will be relocating to the Lake Tahoe area with his wife and two children.
AAA Four-Diamond Resort at Squaw Creek™ is a Destination Hotels & Resorts-managed property. Resort at Squaw Creek™ is situated at the base of Squaw Valley USA, five miles from Lake Tahoe. The property features several diverse dining options, a full-service spa, a year-round pool complex with seasonal waterslide, tennis courts, a fly fishing center, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course, and Mountain Buddies Kids Kamp for ages 4 to 12.
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