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Larry McAfee appointed The Lodge of Four Seasons General Manager


Tom Baker, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Principal of Access Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Larry McAfee as the General Manager of The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, MO.

McAfee most recently served as the General Manager of the Warwick Melrose Hotel in Dallas, Texas where he had the overall responsibility for the historic, AAA-4 Diamond Luxury Hotel. While at the Warwick Melrose he oversaw extensive property renovations including all guest rooms and other areas of the property and established market leadership in a competitive Dallas market.

Baker said, “McAfee’s leadership at the Warwick Melrose along with his renovation experience he gained on the extensive property renovations at the Warwick Melrose, and Tides Inn Resort will be a welcome asset to our organization during the multi-million dollar renovations currently underway at The Lodge.”

McAfee added, “The Lodge of Four Seasons is a historic luxury resort and the enhancements we have underway will take The Lodge to the next level and allow us to maintain the resort as the premier destination resort at the Lake of the Ozarks.”

McAfee’s prior hospitality experience includes Independent Hotel Consulting, General Manager of The Tides Inn, Sedona Resorts, Irvington Virginia, Director of Food & Beverage Operations at the Washington Court Hotel and the launch of the new  Diplomat Resort, Country Club and Spa, Hollywood Florida. As Executive Chef he held the position at the Wintergreen Resort, Virginia and the Boca Raton Hotel & Club, Florida in addition to Executive Chef for Servico Royce hotels, and the Europa Hotel in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

“McAfee is a Professional Hotelier with emphasis on, revenue generation, team building, and exceeding customer service expectations. He has strong experience in food & beverage, hotel and resort operations, which includes championship golf and Marina’s.  Mr. McAfee’s background experience encompasses all areas of guest services operations, with extensive hands on project management that includes ground up construction and total renovation. Larry will also be active in the community working for the best interests of the ownership,” concluded Baker.

The Lodge of Four Seasons offers 359 rooms and over 60,000 square feet of meeting space.  Amenities include the Midwest’s best 36 holes of golf, a full service marina and five diverse restaurants. The Lodge is also the home of the nationally recognized Spa Shiki.

Access Hotels & Resorts is headquartered in Las Colinas, Texas with a regional office in Orlando, Florida. Access Hotels and Resorts have been recognized by Hotel Management Magazine and Hotel Business Magazine as a Top 100 Hotel Management Companies in the United States in 2012/2013. The company operates distinctive boutique properties such as The Seton Hotel and Distrikt Hotel in New York City, The Serrano Hotel San Francisco, Inn at Thorn Hill, Jackson, New Hampshire, The Kenilworth Hotel in Kenilworth, New Jersey and The Palace at Playa Grande in Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic.

For questions or comments please contact Tom Baker of Access Hotels & Resorts at tbaker@accesshospitality.com. Access Hotels & Resorts, 400 E. Royal Lane, Suite 290, Las Colinas, Texas  75039 http://www.AccessHospitality.com



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