Resort at Squaw Creek to Appear on Rachael Ray Show
Highlighted as Celebrity Destination
Olympic Valley, Calif. - The AAA Four-Diamond Resort at Squaw Creek, located at the base of Squaw Valley USA, makes its debut on the "Rachael Ray" show on Monday, December 17. Former CNN entertainment news anchor and author Laurin Sydney guest-stars on the segment, which touts Resort at Squaw Creek as a top destination for celebrities.
"With the broad appeal that Rachael Ray has with her highly-ranked show, we're extremely pleased to be given a little air-time on the program," said Les Pedersen, director of sales and marketing for Resort at Squaw Creek.? "The more people that know what we have to offer, the better."
Last week, the 405-room Destination Hotels and Resorts-managed luxury property received recognition Conde Nast Traveler's "Top 50 Ski Hotels" in North America.? In the most recent poll, Resort at Squaw Creek, a Destination Hotels & Resorts property, claimed the #24 spot.
Five miles from Lake Tahoe, Resort at Squaw Creek features a full-service spa and fitness center, year-round pool and hot tub complex, Nordic Center, dog sledding, ice skating rink, ski valet, retail shops, and Mountain Buddies children's program.??
The "Rachael Ray" show launched in the fall of 2006.? The daily one-hour, nationally syndicated show scored the highest rated premier for a syndicated talk show since the 2002 launch of Dr. Phil. It immediately secured its position among the top-ranked daytime shows and was the #1 syndicated strip launched in the 2006-07 season. Critics have given nods to the program. Newsweek praised Rachael as being "the most down-to-earth TV star on the planet..." People magazine named "Rachael Ray" one of the top 10 shows of 2006 and Forbes voted her #2 "Most Trusted Celebrity."
For more information on Resort at Squaw Creek visit http://www.visitsquawcreek.com/, or call 800.401.9501.?
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About Resort at Squaw Creek (www.squawcreek.com)
Resort at Squaw Creek is situated at the base of Squaw Valley USA, home to the 1960 Winter Olympics. The mountainside North Lake Tahoe resort, which still sparkles from the near $55 million property-wide renovation more than a year ago, features 405 lavishly appointed residential-style guest rooms and suites; 33,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and 14,750 square feet of outdoor space; an exclusive on-property chair lift accessing Squaw Valley USA's world-class ski terrain; a Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course; a recently renovated spa and full-service salon; a comprehensive on-site summer recreational program for adults and kids alike; a 25-meter heated pool, kiddy and plunge pools, a 120-foot water slide and outdoor hot tubs; four distinct restaurants; exclusive boutique shopping; and Mountain Buddies, a fully-supervised children's activity program. Resort at Squaw Creek is a perennial AAA Four Diamond property, and is one of the "Top 50 Ski Resorts in North America," as selected by Cond?ast Traveler. The resort is a short five-mile drive to Tahoe City with access to Lake Tahoe, North America's largest alpine lake at 22 miles long and 12 miles wide.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts (www. destinationhotels.com)
Resort at Squaw Creek is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo., features a portfolio of more than 7,000 guest rooms, 10 golf courses and 11 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Houston, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit http://www.destinationhotels.com/.
High-resolution, downloadable images of the Resort at Squaw Creek and images of other properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection are available by visiting www.leonardo.com/destination.