Kerrie Van Sickle has joined the AAA Four-Diamond Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center in Branson, Missouri, as Sales Manager. In her new position, Van Sickle is responsible for coordinating meetings, incentive programs, and conventions at the resort for groups in the eastern U.S., as well as the St. Louis area. The 301-room resort boasts one of the largest convention centers in Missouri, with 43,500 square feet of flexible meeting space, with the ability to host groups from 10 to 3,000. The resort is a consistent recipient of the meetings industry’s highest honors, having recently captured Meetings & Conventions magazine’s highly coveted “Gold Key Award” for 2008, and Association Meetings magazine’s prestigious “Inner Circle Award” for 2008.
A 15-year hospitality industry veteran, Van Sickle joins Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center from Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri, where she was Sales Research and Information Manager, and previously was Regional Sales Manager. Her extensive experience also includes serving as Group Sales Manager for Silverado Resort in Napa, California, and as Sales Manager for the Preferred Member Program for Adam’s Mark Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. She is a member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI).
“We’ve brought on an outstanding hospitality and sales industry professional with the addition of Kerrie,” said Stephen Marshall, the resort’s vice president and general manager. “She has a very good understanding of the association, corporate, and incentive markets, as well as of our resort and the Branson area. She is a great addition to our team.”
Ranked by Expedia as one of the top 50 hotels in the world for value and quality, Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center offers something to please virtually anyone.
Boasting an impressive 10-story sky-lit atrium that features meandering streams brimming with colorful Koi fish, the resort provides breathtaking vistas of Table Rock Lake, beautiful gardens, and surrounding mountains. Its 301 spacious guest rooms and suites feature cherry wood beds, down comforters, tiled stone baths, dual-line telephones with data port, and WiFi access (at a nominal fee).
Recreational options at the resort include the impressive 14,000-square-foot Spa Chateau, which features 10 luxurious treatment rooms; customized body treatments; a Roman Bath situated beneath a waterfall overlooking Table Rock Lake; a lake-view Movement Therapy Studio for Yoga; and a unique Barber Spa.