An Inspiring “Comeback” at California’s Quail Lodge

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At first it's a bit hard to fathom just how far an exclusive resort property in California's picturesque Carmel Valley, where nightly room rates start at $225 and top out at $825, must have fallen off its game before it could then earn recognition as "U.S. Comeback Hotel of the Year" from a leading travel […]


Not So Extreme Makeovers

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For some clubs, space and size limitations pose challenges to dining versatility. Yet when members book an event at the Roaring Fork Club in Basalt, Colo., Karen Baxter, Food and Beverage Director, focuses on meeting their needs regardless of the event's size. Admittedly, finding enough space can be difficult to say the least. "Some clubs […]


Everyone Into (And Around) The Pool!

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Summing It Up A renovated pool can help jumpstart your new member recruiting efforts. Older pools can cause costly problems for other club areas. Pools are becoming more elaborate. How does yours stack up? A good pool will draw more hungry members and give F&B a boost. With a bit of marketing, your pool can […]


Feeling the Burn

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As with other parts of club and resort operations, the growing trend with fitness centers is to make more things available to more people, in line with the changing demographics of both existing and new club members. In the fitness area, that means going well beyond setting up second-hand equipment in a spare room, and […]