The Driskill Hotel in Austin has completed an $8.8 million renovation to its public spaces, restaurants and guest rooms—just in time to celebrate the property’s 130th anniversary. The sophisticated and modern guest rooms have a number of 1920s vintage touches, in keeping with the rich history of the hotel.
Dim lighting, the smell of your favorite essential oil, just the right amount of pressure during a massage …
For guests looking for some R&R, a spa experience in one of these six luxury resort spas around the state is a special treat. Reserve a block of appointments or buy out the spa for the day to offer a private experience. Organize a reception or lunch in the spa to encourage socializing. Along with unique massages, facials and mani/pedis, these spas offer indoor and outdoor pools, porches and patios for your guests to enjoy between treatments.
If your group is looking for a lakeside getaway that’s remarkably close to major Dallas/Fort Worth attractions, check out Loyd Park’s new lodge and vacation house.
Loyd Park is a 791-acre recreation on the west shore of Joe Pool Lake. The site includes 221 campsites, eight lakefront cabins, an 18-room lodge and a two-bedroom, one-bath house for rent.
When summer 2017 rolls around, Austin will be home to another new hotel—and we’re sharing a sneak peek at the luxury hotel’s room design.
Elevating the hotel experience with a stylish nod to the Pearl District’s past.
Extreme Sandbox, the newest attraction at Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center in Pottsboro provides guests the opportunity to operate real construction equipment such as excavators, bulldozers and skid steers in a 10-acre “sandbox” with the help of trained instructors. It’s teambuilding at its biggest.
The San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center on Galveston Island ranges across a scenic 32-acre campus and features guest rooms that overlook the Gulf Coast and offer views of a sprawling heated swimming pool with a full-service swim-up bar.
Why plan just any ol’ conference when you can plan to meet in paradise? Paradise Island, that is.
Atlantis, which occupies most of Paradise Island in the Bahamas, is a quick drive from Nassau and connected to Texas via non-stop flights out of Dallas or Houston. With white sand beaches flanking a state-of-the-art conference center, I’m willing to bet your event’s participation rate experiences a bump.
Over the summer I was given the opportunity to join the TSTS Tech Summit in Cancun. It was the first time I had travelled for work - outside of internal company trips - and the first time I had ever travelled to Mexico. In anticipation of the next TSTS event in Dallas, I’ve been reflecting on the trip, the positive experience I had, and what made the conference so successful. I’ve narrowed it down to one major thing: the attention to detail at all of our site visits.
Go off the beaten path and explore these five secret spots.