OMNI BARTON CREEK RESORT & SPA APPOINTS DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Stephanie J. Baker appointed director of marketing as the transformed Austin resort nears its May 2019 reopening

AUSTIN, Texas (December 3, 2018)Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa announces the appointment of Stephanie J. Baker as director of marketing for the property, which is currently undergoing a significant $150-million renovation. In this new role, Baker will oversee marketing and communications at the iconic Texas Hill Country resort, reopening in May 2019. Austin’s leading luxury resort, the transformed Omni Barton Creek will feature a new hotel tower and arrival experience, expansive Mokara Spa & Salon, seven dining experiences, a new tennis complex, renovated championship golf courses, new conference center and events pavilion, and an updated design throughout the 4,000-acre property.

“As we looked to our highly anticipated grand opening next year, we were seeking an exceptional marketing leader who will take our positioning as the destination's leading luxury resort to the next level,” said Todd Raessler, general manager of Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. “We are very excited to welcome Stephanie to the Omni family and look forward to welcoming our guests to the new Omni Barton Creek in May 2019.”

A native Texan who has received many accolades for her innovative and impactful brand campaigns, Baker was most recently chief marketing officer at the prestigious Texas Monthly magazine. Baker had been with the award-winning magazine since 2014, previously serving as vice president of marketing and events. Prior to that, Baker served as director of marketing at the Austin Film Society and held various marketing roles at Condé Nast and Hachette Filipacchi magazines in New York City. Baker has received numerous awards for impactful brand campaigns, including being a two-time recipient of Condé Nast’s Media Marketer of the Year Award. Baker received her bachelor of science at Angelo State University in Texas.

Baker lives in Austin with her husband Brian and their two school-aged children, Jack and Alice.

For more information, visit http://www.omnihotels.com/bartoncreek or call 1-512-329-4000. Travelers or media also can follow Omni Barton Creek at Facebook.com/OmniBartonCreek and Twitter.com/OmniBartonCreek.

About Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa
Austin’s leading golf destination, Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa treats active, discerning travelers to a welcoming and invigorating luxury experience set against a breathtaking Hill Country environment. Heralded as the #1 golf resort in Texas, Omni Barton Creek boasts four nationally acclaimed championship courses and the industry’s finest meeting and wedding facilities. For more information on Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, call 1-800-336-6158 or visit omnihotels.com/bartoncreek.

About Omni Hotels & Resorts
Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business and leisure destinations across North America. With more than 25 iconic golf courses and 16 award-winning spas featured in dynamic locales nationwide, every Omni proudly opens its doors to share the true spirit of its destination. Reflected through local color, personalized service, unique wellness options, signature restaurants and creative culinary offerings, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every guest and a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program. As a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance, Select Guest is further expanded through the DISCOVERY® loyalty program offering members additional global benefits. Omni is committed to reducing hunger and is on a mission through its Say Goodnight to Hunger initiative to provide millions of meals each year for food banks to feed children, families and seniors in communities in which it operates. Omni Hotels & Resorts is the official hotel of the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions. For information or to book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.

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