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Laurus Corporation Announces New Name of Vail Cascade Condominiums


VAIL, Colo. (January 25, 2017) - Laurus Corporation, a private real estate investment and development firm, announced today the former Vail Cascade Condominiums have been renamed Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa. Owners and guests of the private residences, including a variety of homes and condominiums, will have full access to the robust amenities and programming of Vail’s newest luxury resort, Hotel Talisa, Vail in spring 2017. Hotel Talisa, Vail is currently undergoing an expansive renovation and rebrand, including its 285 guest rooms, public spaces, restaurant and new full service spa. The resort, including the new hotel and Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa, which include Cascades on Gore Creek, Coldstream, Liftside, Millrace, Penthouses and Westhaven complexes along with private homes, will remain under the management of Two Roads Hospitality, the largest operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in the United States, with the residences remaining under the Destination Hotels brand.

“We are thrilled to offer our owners and their guests access to Hotel Talisa’s thoughtful and abundant amenity offerings,” said John Garth, Area Managing Director Hotel Talisa “With Hotel Talisa joining the most admired hotels in the world, we are able to elevate the experience of those staying at Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa.”

The residences are set at the base of Vail Mountain, just a few steps away from the best skiing, hiking and biking trails in Vail Valley. Owners and guests of Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa will have full access to create their own moments worth collecting through a curated variety of rarified, personalized amenities and programming inspired by mountain settings around the world including the Hotel Talisa Altitude Concierge to assist guests in adjusting to Vail’s 8,000+ feet of elevation. The resort will shortly launch its signature kid’s club, Talisa Tykes, offering its littlest guests year-round rotating weekly activities, including pizza-making and on-property scavenger hunts. Guests will enjoy convenient private car and shuttle service to Vail Village and surrounding areas, just minutes away.

“Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa provide owners and guests a refined and intimate experience with the conveniences and comforts of home including full kitchens, welcoming fireplaces, in-home washer and dryers and scenic mountain and valley views” said Don MacLachlan, General Manager of Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa. “Our private homes and condominiums offer a wonderful retreat for those visiting the Vail Valley.”

In addition to these amenities, owners and guests have access to the resort’s top-ranked 58,000 square foot adjoining Aria Athletic Club and Spa along with the hotel’s 40,000 square feet of beautifully appointed meeting and event space. This spring, they will also be able to indulge at the all new Spa at Hotel Talisa. Designed to follow in the footsteps of traditional luxury alpine spas, The Spa embraces both the natural splendor and healing powers of the surrounding mountains and creeks in an indoor/outdoor setting. Treatments will include soothing mountain mud baths and body scrubs infused with botanicals found near Vail Mountain’s storied hiking trails.

Hotel Talisa will offer three culinary venues, including a three-meal restaurant, a fireside bar and lounge, and a café-style market, each sourcing ingredients from local ranchers and farmers. The resort’s new restaurant, Gessner, will feature cuisine inspired by the Colorado Rockies as well as Vail’s roots in European culture with authentic flavors and dishes from those countries bordering the Alps. The Market, conveniently located for travelers and skiers alike, will be filled with specialty gourmet provisions and beverages perfect for an early morning start on the mountain or a midafternoon treat. Hotel Talisa’s lounge will be the perfect mountainside setting for the resort’s signature “Après Everyday.” More than just the typical social hour, Talisa’s year-round Après Everyday will feature inventive avant and après-adventure libations, bites and music. Additionally, guests can expect to encounter special Après Everyday surprises throughout the day during their visit, making the best of après a way of life at Hotel Talisa.

Visitors to Vail enjoy direct access from nearby Eagle County Airport, which receives airlift unmatched by most mountain communities, including non-stop service to New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Denver International Airport, approximately two hours away, is the 18th busiest airport in the world and receives hundreds of additional domestic and international flights daily.

To experience Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa visit or call 866-899- 1915 to speak with a dedicated reservation specialist.

Images can be found here to Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa and Hotel Talisa.

About Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa

Conveniently located in Cascade Village at the base of Vail Mountain with Chair Lift 20 onsite, Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa welcomes owners and guests to experience breathtaking views, roaring fireplaces, privacy, space and the conveniences of home along with world class unique amenities. Staying at Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa, including Cascades on Gore Creek, Coldstream, Liftside, Millrace, Penthouses and Westhaven, grants you access to the resort’s state of the art spa and fitness center, Hotel Talisa’s Altitude Concierge, Talisa Tykes kids program and more. Discover your next vacation at

About Hotel Talisa

Nestled at the base of Vail Mountain and located on the picture-perfect Gore Creek, Hotel Talisa, coming soon as a Luxury Collection Resort in 2017, is Vail’s preeminent offering in luxury accommodations and experience. Located in the heart of Vail Valley, just minutes from the worldfamous and iconic Vail Village, the 285-room Hotel Talisa features exclusive amenities including oneof- a-kind spa treatments like mountain mud baths and body scrubs infused with botanicals. The three dining venues, inventive après offerings, curated alpine experiences, and a 58,000 square foot athletic club. As Vail’s only true ski-in/ski-out luxury resort with chair 20 on property, its location offers visitors easy access to world-class skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, music festivals and more. Discover more at

About Destination Hotels

Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 20 indigenous spas, and 110 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

About Two Roads Hospitality

Created in September 2016, Two Roads Hospitality is an international lifestyle company encompassing an unrivaled collection of distinctive properties, passionate people, and remarkable experiences around the globe. The company is named for the newly-merged Commune and Destination Hotels, bringing together over 40 years of combined expertise exclusively dedicated to the boutique and lifestyle space. Comprised of Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts, the company is the leading operator of independent and lifestyle hotels with more than 95 properties in eight countries and growing, also boasting an extensive roster of award-winning restaurants and bars, stunning vacation residences, world-class golf courses, and indigenous spa and wellness offerings. For more information on Two Roads Hospitality, visit, follow us on Twitter @TwoRoadsHotels, or like us on Facebook.

About Laurus Corporation

Laurus Corporation is a real estate investment and development company that specializes in hotels and resorts, office buildings, multifamily and mixed-use properties. With more than $1.2 billion in assets under management, Laurus employs an entrepreneurial investment strategy designed to consistently achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns by creating capital appreciation opportunities through repositioning, restructuring, re-development and intensive post acquisition asset management. The company was founded in 1999 by Andres and Jean Paul Szita, and is affiliated with Ethika Investments, LLC, a real estate private equity firm.
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