Industry Update
Appointment 4 October 2018

Todd Raessler

Appointed General Manager
At Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin - TX, USA

Todd Raessler

Omni Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Todd Raessler as general manager of Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, which is currently undergoing a significant $150 million renovation. In this new role, Raessler will oversee all operations at the transformed Texas Hill Country resort, reopening in May 2019.

Prior to joining Omni, Raessler worked with Marriott Hotels and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Most recently, he served as general manager for The St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai, Hawaii and prior to that he was resort manager at The Phoenician Resort and The Canyon Suites Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. Raessler has a diverse background with companies such as Hilton and Kimpton Hotels and graduated from Cornell University's esteemed School of Hotel Administration. He has relocated to Austin with his wife and four year old daughter.

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School of Hotel Administration at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Todd Raessler (Class of 1987) is a graduate of School of Hotel Administration at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business in Ithaca, New York - United States
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Omni Hotels

Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 45 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options.
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