Lakeway Resort and Spa New Assistant General ManagerJanuary 22, 2019
Lakeway Resort and Spa Appoints Chase Chasteen to Assistant General Manager Position
LAKEWAY, TEXAS (Jan. 11, 2019) – Nestled on the banks of Lake Travis in Texas Hill Country, Lakeway Resort and Spa proudly announces the appointment of Chase Chasteen to the assistant general manager position, following nearly two years of success as the director of front office at the 168-room resort. With deep experience in the hospitality industry, Chasteen will be an integral part of the continued growth of the award-winning resort, recently named the No. 15 resort in Texas and the Midwest by Condé Nast Traveler readers.
“It is my esteemed pleasure to welcome Chase to this new position,” said Blake Doran, general manager of Lakeway Resort and Spa. “He has made incredible improvements to the service culture provided during his time here and we are all excited for the wealth of knowledge he brings to the table in this new role.”
Chasteen has compiled nearly 13 years in the hospitality industry, beginning his career as a bellman at the Renaissance Austin while studying management information systems in the Business Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin. Chasteen would move forward into a position as rooms controller at Renaissance Chicago Downtown before moving back to Texas to proceed as front office supervisor at the Renaissance Austin. Chasteen excelled as the rooms operations manager at the Dallas Marriott City Center and later as the senior rooms operations manager at Renaissance Dallas Hotel. Most recently, Chasteen was the front office manager at the 1,012-room JW Marriott in downtown Austin, contributing to the property’s success as one of the highest performing hotels in the JW Marriott portfolio.
Since joining the Lakeway Resort and Spa team as the director of front office in 2017, Chasteen’s expertise has been demonstrated through attracting and developing talent, implementing new processes and launching a property management system.
“I am excited to continue at Lakeway Resort and Spa in this new role,” said Chasteen. “It is a privilege to serve our guests and team as the assistant general manager and I look forward to being a part of the success.”
Beckoning guests with lakeside diversions of sailing, boating, fishing and water activities across 65 miles of lakeshore, the AAA Four Diamond Award resort, named the No. 15 resort in the Southwest by Condé Nast Traveler and the only resort on Lake Travis, boasts a boutique spa with significant lake views, a Kids Zone recreation center, a pool playground featuring an adult-only oasis with swim-up bar and a zero-entry family-friendly pool with waterslide. Extensive meeting and event space includes an impressive glass ballroom with stunning vistas from every angle.
Opening in 1963 as the Lakeway Inn and Marina, Lakeway Resort and Spa is an icon in the Lake Travis community. As one of the first establishments in the area, the resort anchors the development of Lakeway, Texas over the past 50 years. The resort is located 25 miles west of Austin, 30 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport with non-stop flights to more than 60 cities.