CARBONDALE, CO (August 12, 2010) — Michael Oprish has been appointed General Manager at The Sebastian, formerly the Vail Plaza Hotel & Club, Vail’s most anticipated resort and residence club debuting December 2010. In this role, Oprish will direct and oversee all daily operations and ensure the highest levels of standards are maintained at The Sebastian, Timbers Resorts’ newest property.
Formerly the vice president and general manager of The Bernardus Lodge in Carmel, California, Oprish brings more than 25 years of experience in the luxury hotel and travel industry. Armed with experience in all aspects of resort operations and management, Oprish brings his keen sense of sophisticated service and exceptional experiences to Owners and guests. Oprish’s resume also includes roles such as general manager of The Quail Lodge in Carmel as well as rooms manager at The Peaks Resort and Spa in Telluride, Colo. and Carefree Resorts in Carefree, Arizona.
Easily accessible from Eagle Vail Airport, The Sebastian will serve as a unique and chic social hub in Vail for Owners, hotel guests and the local community. The 100 guestrooms will offer comfortable, private quarters in which to relax when not wining, dining and taking part in the excitement of one of Colorado’s most celebrated towns. Group travel planners will find a brand new 7,000-square-foot conference center and meeting facilities with expert support staff and the latest infrastructure.
The Private Residence Club will be comprised of 38 residences with two different offerings. A four-week membership will start at $310,000 and a Founder’s Club eight-week offering will start at $580,000. Both offerings will include membership in Timbers Collection, which is comprised of a host of perks and privileges from travel partners to reciprocity among resorts in the Timbers Resorts portfolio.
About Timbers Resorts:
Since 1999, Timbers Resorts, the developer of small, private, luxury resort properties including private residence clubs, boutique hotels, and club communities has established an unrivaled reputation in the real estate industry. Its exclusive collection of intimate prestigious developments unlike any other, reside in the most sought-after destinations in the world.
Current Timbers Resorts properties include The Timbers Club in Snowmass, Colorado; Esperanza in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; The Rocks Luxury Residence Club in Scottsdale, Arizona; Castello di Casole in Tuscany, Italy; The Preserve at Botany Bay on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands; One Steamboat Place in Steamboat Springs, Colorado; The Orchard at The Carneros Inn in Napa, CA; and The Villas at Rancho Valencia in Rancho Santa Fe, CA; and The Links Cottages at Doonbeg in County Clare, Ireland.
With these properties, Timbers Resorts has taken the concept of real estate to a new level of luxury, exclusivity and personal service by creating Timbers Collection which provides reciprocity between resorts through Timbers Reciprocity Program, as well as a host of partnerships with purveyors of travel and the art of living well such as Sentient Jet, Backroads, Hertz, Priority Pass and more. For more information, please visit www.TimbersResorts.com
SOURCE: Timbers Resorts