Austin’s newest private dining space offers views of historic Clarksville neighborhood.
Airy, Industrial and Oh-So-Chic
Technology High in Austin
Easy-Access Restaurants for Group Events Run Rampant Along This Major Highway
Would you know what to do if something went terribly wrong?
It isn’t easy to find the perfect gift, but Austin-based Personal Wine may have cracked the code. From highend Champagne to budget-friendly Pinot Grigio, these gifts are sure to please. And don’t forget to check out the miniature bottles of prosecco with striped straws! “For the past 18 years, Personal Wine has exemplified the meaning of giving the ‘perfect gift,” says Alex Andrawes, founder and chairman of Personal Wine.
Getting back to the land. For those living in an urban landscape, the notion can conjure thoughts of wide-open spaces or familyowned farms and ranches. Thankfully for Texas planners, transporting your guests to the quiet and splendor of the outdoors can be just a short drive away.
For guests wanting to get back to the land, these four venues provide opportunities for planners to get out into the Texas Hill Country, or bring the country to them by transporting sustainable, locally sourced food to an urban event.
PRESERVING A PIECE OF HISTORY
The Hyatt Regency Austin, located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, recently celebrated its 35th anniversary. The property opened its doors in 1982 and was the first downtown hotel located south of the river. The hotel continues to provide modern and upscale accommodations for travelers and underwent a recent $70 million renovation, says Michael Murphy, general manager of Hyatt Regency Austin.
Visit for a birds’-eye view of
Lady Bird Lake.
President and CEO of Visit Austin, Tom Noonan, has been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors for both the American Society of Association Executives and Destinations International. The nominations are in addition to his current service on the U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors. Noonan has also served on the board for the Association Forum.