BRANSON, MO (October 2012) – Trina Fox-Konz has joined the AAA Four-Diamond Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center in Branson, Missouri, as Sales Manager. In her new position, Fox-Konz is responsible for sales efforts for the 301-room resort in the greater St. Louis area, as well as in Illinois and Indiana. She is based in St. Louis, Missouri. The mountaintop resort, which is the only full-service resort on the shores of Southwest Missouri’s scenic Table Rock Lake, features 43,500 square feet of meeting space all on one level, as well as many picturesque outdoor venues. The resort is a consistent recipient of the meetings industry’s highest honors, including Successful Meetings magazine’s prestigious “Pinnacle Award,” which it just captured for the ninth time.
A 10-year hospitality industry veteran with extensive sales experience, Fox-Konz previously served as Assistant Director of Sales for Embassy Suites Outdoor World in Grapevine, Texas. Prior to that, she was Senior National Accounts Manager at Hilton DFW Lakes Conference Center, also in Grapevine, Texas. Her experience also includes serving as Sales Manager for Embassy Suites DFW in South Irving, Texas. She may be reached at [email protected] or (417) 243-1727.
“Trina is an outstanding addition to our sales team at Chateau on the Lake,” said Director of Sales David Hume. “With a strong background in sales, and a passionate commitment to assisting clients, she will be an invaluable resource for planners who are interested in conducting a meeting or program at our AAA Four-Diamond, lakefront resort.”
Widely recognized as one of the finest resorts in the Midwest, which also provides a great value, Chateau on the LakeResort, Spa & Convention Center features breathtaking vistas of Missouri’s scenic Table Rock Lake, lush gardens, and surrounding mountains.
Meeting offerings at the resort include 19 meeting rooms, including the 32,000-square-foot Great Hall, and three corporate board rooms. The resort also features a private 54-seat theater for special presentations, high-speed Internet access in all meeting rooms, a 24-hour business center, on-site Audio/Visual service with state-of-the-art A/V equipment and technology, complimentary Wi-Fi in pre-convene areas, and exceptional banquet and catering services.
Its 301 spacious guest rooms and suites feature cherry wood beds, down comforters, tiled stone baths, dual-line telephones with data port, WiFi access (at a nominal fee), iron and ironing board, coffee maker, in-room movies and music (at a nominal fee), and in-room safes.
Recreational options at the resort include the impressive 14,000-square-foot Spa Chateau. The full-service European-style spa features 10 luxurious treatment rooms; customized body treatments; a soothing Infinity Tub that is filled from the ceiling; an opulent Roman Bath situated beneath a waterfall overlooking Table Rock Lake; a lake-view Movement Therapy Studio for Yoga; and a unique Barber Spa.
Additional recreational offerings at Chateau on the Lake include a full-service on-site marina (open most of the year), a 24-hour fitness center, two lighted tennis courts, a year-round indoor pool, an outdoor (seasonal) pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, nature and biking trails, an indoor movie theater, and full-service concierge. Golf at six area courses, which includes two of Missouri’s finest, also is available to groups and guests.
The resort’s dining options include the award-winning Chateau Grille, which features a stunning view of Table RockLake and is known for its elegant presentation and exceptional cuisine. Casual fare options include: the Downstairs Deli, serving bistro-style sandwiches, hand-made pizza, and “to go” box lunches; the Atrium Café & Wine Bar, located in the lobby beside an indoor waterfall and stream; and The Sweet Shoppe, offering hand-dipped ice cream, baked goods, candies, and specialty coffees.
Described as the “Live Music Show Capital of America,” Branson features a wealth of offerings that appeal to groups, which includes more than 100 live shows per day and a variety of impressive attractions. Among the offerings in Branson, which is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2012, is the acclaimed Titanic Museum Attraction, and the popularSilver Dollar City. The $420-million Branson Landing in historic downtown features festivals, musical events, a variety of waterfront dining options, and more than 400,000 sq. ft. of national brand-name shops, galleries and specialty gift shops.
Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center is owned and managed by Springfield, Missouri-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts. For more information, call 888-333-LAKE (5253) or (417) 334-1161, or visitwww.ChateauOnTheLake.com .
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NOTE: Many beautiful high-resolution photos of the resort may be viewed at http://www.chateauonthelake.com/photo-gallery/index.cfm. High-resolution photos of the resort, and of Trina Fox-Konz, are available by contacting Karen Lamonica.