• New Resort Spotlight: The Kartrite

     
    POSTED July 25, 2019
     

    New resort opens in the Catskill Mountains.

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark recently opened Catskill Mountains resort in Monticello, New York, and boasts more than 11,000 square feet of function space, unique team-building that channels your inner child (think surf challenges, waterslide races, mini bowling tournaments), and multibedroom suites to bring the whole family for postmeeting fun.

“The think tank resort brings a bit of that big-city etiquette and pasTOUR» Art for the Smart Planner A New York tour company combines the art and corporate worlds. By Taylor Hafner sion to a gorgeous natural landscape in the Catskill Mountains,” says Dan Paradiso, director of sales and marketing. “Meetings combine playful with professional to make corporate functions unique, with an emphasis on flexible communal spaces and experiential visits.”

A separate conference center entrance welcomes groups, allowing for inspired, seamless meetings just outside the splash zone. Flexible function spaces comfortably host intimate board meetings up to a 600-person reception.

The Kartrite also features 324 modern all-suite guest rooms, an 80,000-squarefoot indoor water park, seven distinct restaurants and bars, a rejuvenating spa and fitness center, and an indoor entertainment center.

When you're in the mountains, it’s truly difficult to be bored. From skiing and snowboarding to hiking and climbing, the U.S. Mountain West and western Canada know how to keep things interesting when it comes to outdoor activities. But sometimes, the best way to enjoy the mountains is to sit back and take in the expansive views. Take your meetings to the mountains without the heavy snow gear and winter boots by hosting your next event on a rooftop venue surrounded by breathtaking mountains.

 

One of the best things about the chill of winter is the warmth of a roaring fire. Northwest venues are particularly adept at creating spaces where guests can gather and collaborate around a stunning fireplace that is as much a work of art as it is a necessity. Here are some of our favorites.

 

The wildly popular Magnolia Brewery in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood has a new addition: Magnolia Hall, a 6,500-square-foot private event space
connected to the always-bustling brewery and taproom. Just a 10-minute walk from Oracle Stadium, where the Giants play, it’s perfect for a pre- or post-game function and for more formal events, too.