Stowe, Vt. - Destination Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Maggy Dunphy to Director of Spa and Wellness, and Kim Rausch to Director of Cooper Wellness, for the ultra-luxurious new Stowe Mountain Lodge, set to open late spring of this year.
and Kim's combined knowledge and experience within the spa and wellness industries, coupled with their inherent understanding of how to achieve true emotional and physical well-being, make both women an integral addition to the world-class Stowe Mountain Lodge management team.
brings over ten years of experience directing and managing some of the most renowned spas across the nation, including her
most recent position in a dual role as Director of Spa Services for 12 distinct spas within the Destination Hotels & Resorts
portfolio, and General Manager of Aria Spa & Club at Vail Cascade Resort & Spa
As Destination's spa expert, Maggy
has helped to create business and operating plans for the company's newest spas including The Shores in Daytona Beach, Florida; Suncadia in Roslyn, Washington; and Terranea in Palos Verdes, California.
In years prior, Maggy
vast knowledge and creative spirit through her
time spent restructuring and enhancing an array of premier, top-shelf spas including the Allegria Spa in Beaver Creek, awarded "Best Spa in Colorado," during her
first year on board.
In addition, Maggy
helped develop and market a natural line of skin care products for professional use in the spa industry and retail market.
Maggy's pivotal leadership and expertise are sure to transform the luxurious 21,000 square foot spa and wellness center at Stowe Mountain Lodge
into a sanctuary for relaxation, renewal, rejuvenation and healthy living.
As a testament that lifelong health and well-being can be achieved through perseverance, Maggy's abundance of awe-inspiring accomplishments exemplify her
unwavering dedication to and innate passion for fitness, health and happiness.
completion of both the Coeur d'Alene and Lake Placid Ironman triathlons represent her
outstanding perseverance, strength and enthusiasm.
Maggy also was a member of the Team in Training for the Leukemia Society of America, and in her free time is an expert-level mountain bike rider and competitor.
A licensed massage therapist as well, Maggy's true embodiment of the spa lifestyle is apparent to all those who she
has worked with.
Under Maggy's stellar direction, and with her
vibrant persona and contagious zeal, the Spa at Stowe Mountain Lodge
aims to become the preeminent luxury mountain escape in the nation.
Maggy is already working to build an exceptional team, including Kim Rausch, who has been selected for the Director of Cooper Wellness at Stowe, a Stowe Mountain Lodge-based wellness center endorsed by the world-renowned Cooper Aerobics Center of Dallas, Texas.
Editor's Note: Head shots of Maggy Dunphy
and Kim Rausch are available upon request.