Kindred Resorts & Hotels Announces New Fall & Winter Group Activities

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Transformative Wellness, Upgraded Renovations, Creative Culinary Packages and More at Six Celebrated Kindred Properties

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Kindred Resorts & Hotels, a collection of 57 independent hotels and resorts uniquely focused on the group and meetings market, is proud to introduce brand new offerings at some of their most impressive properties across North America. From compelling culinary programs and multi-million dollar renovations to restorative wellness and outdoor adventures, Kindred Resorts & Hotels provides meeting planners the opportunity to craft camaraderie for any type of gathering. Below is a summary from their portfolio and for more information, please visit

Canyon Ranch® – Tucson, AZ and Lenox, MA
Canyon Ranch continues to craft outstanding wellness programs for small incentives or C-suite meetings including the new Sound Healing treatment, which is the therapeutic application of sound vibrations designed to amplify natural bio-frequencies and to induce states of physical, mental, and emotional rejuvenation. Other equally restorative treatments include: Craniosacral therapy, Reiki and Jin Shin Jyutsu®.

Canyon Ranch has other exciting news which reflect their focus on transformative wellness initiatives: they have just launched their first international venture at Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya located in Turkey. The brand is also debuting further additions to their incredibly successful bath and body collection in late 2016.

Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort – Tucson, AZ
This romantic 1920s-era resort is conveniently nestled in the desert foothills with an abundance of art galleries, upscale shopping and hiking trails, producing a perfect balance of historic elegance and modern luxury for small to medium-sized gatherings.

Emerging from a multi-million dollar expansion, the Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort offers 59 new guestrooms and over 18,000 square feet of both indoor and outdoor function space. Other venue options include: two well-appointed convertible suites, four outdoor areas, six separate meeting rooms and the 3,000-square-foot Casa Luna, which comfortably seats up to 260 guests with sublime city views.

Lake Austin Spa Resort – Austin, TX
Executive retreats have been invigorated in every way imaginable at the 40-room resort which combines exceptional service with a spectacular lakeside setting. Whether it’s a close group of six executives or a complete buyout for up to 65, groups have an array of creative options meant to guarantee collaboration and productivity. Businesses can brainstorm on one of the property’s three new spacious luxury boats, and the new Ripple Effect series showcases 30 customized outdoor water activities such as Hydro-Bike Relays, a Kayak Scavenger Hunt or on the new 6-person Stand Up Paddle board.

Two on-site organic gardens provide the garden-to-table produce for the Chef and his team. New culinary activities include private cooking classes, cocktail gardening and knife skills. In addition, the 25,000-square-foot LakeHouse Spa offers over 100 spa services for the ultimate guest experience.

Ocean House – Watch Hill, RI
In May of 2016, this iconic Forbes triple Five-Star New England resort debuted “Below Deck,” an indoor/outdoor eatery and retail space offering eight flavors of decadent gelato, warm sugared doughnuts, old-fashioned candy and sundries. A brand-new screening room, perfect for private screenings and events, is the ultimate exclusive movie-going experience complete with cinema-quality technology and three tiers of plush theater seating. This year, as the weather cools, Ocean House is offering meeting planners with an exclusive off-season package, with rates starting from $375 per night in November and $325 per night in December plus the added luxury perk of three VIP upgrades at group rate, 10% off treatments at OH! Spa and 50% off meeting room rentals.

The property boasts 10,000 square feet of flexible function space with stunning oceanfront views to provide a customized event for both small and large gatherings. In early 2017, Ocean House will undergo a $3.5 million head-to-toe renovation of all 49 guestrooms. The refresh aims to maintain the iconic coastal charm while updating fabrics, carpets and furnishings and introducing custom closets, redesigned entryways and new, top-of-the-line technological touches.

Sonnenalp Hotel – Vail, CO
The Sonnenalp Hotel is known for its welcoming hospitality and charm, especially as it has been under the watchful eye of family ownership for over four generations. Over 5,000 square feet of gathering space is offered in the heart of gorgeous alpine setting of Vail, Colorado to accommodate up to 250 guests. Four on-site restaurants and a robust array of winter activities, including skiing, snowboard, guided snowshoe adventures, are also available. The property is currently introducing value-added packages on the following dates: October 2-November 18, November 27-December 9, December 11-16, January 1-6, and January 22-27. Benefits include 15% off at the Sonnenalp Spa, reduced green fees at the Sonnenalp Club, use of Volvo vehicles, upgrades to one-room suites for VIPs and more.

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club – Harwich, MA
This meticulously landscaped hideaway features 120 lavish guest rooms and suites, four acclaimed restaurants, two magnificent pools, boating and water sports, four tennis courts and eighteen holes of championship golf. It was a recent recipient of the renowned 2016 Five-Star recognition by Forbes Travel Guide, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club is the only resort on Cape Cod to receive this prestigious reward. This 27- acre seaside dream has also been recognized with numerous accolades including Travel + Leisure’s 2016 World’s Best Awards, named eight among the top ten “Resort Hotels in the United States,” third among the top five “Resort Hotels in the Northeast” and 25th for the “Top 100 Hotels in the World” category. Wequassett Resort and Golf Club also became a member of Preferred Hotels’ Legend Collection this year, one of 70 globally recognized and award-winning hotels.

About Kindred Resorts & Hotels
Kindred Resorts & Hotels is a collection of independent hotels and resorts in North America focused exclusively on the group and meetings market. The consortia is a division of the Resort Hotel Association (RHA), an insurance purchasing collective for independent hoteliers. Kindred was formed to help boutique properties that offer authentic, highly personalized experiences build awareness and inquiry from the group, meetings and events markets. With 57 participating properties across the United States, each venue offers uniquely authentic and local experiences, which vary from rustic lakeside retreats to luxury golf resorts and destination spas. For more information, visit or follow on social media: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Lara Bogossian
Eleven Six PR

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