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Karen Cawley Named Spa Director of
Revive Spa, JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort
ArizonaKaren Cawley has been named Spa Director of Marriotts
first Revive Spa located at the JW
Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. The
soothing Sonoran Desert setting serves as the ideal backdrop for the
resorts 28,000-square-foot, two-level, Revive Spa, named in the
new book, Americas
Best Hotel and Resort Spas by Mobil Travel Guide.
Cawley has been with the Marriott for twelve years now,
most recently in the Food & Beverage Department as the Manager of
Starbucks & Mini-bar Departments at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort
& Spa. She has worked in the hospitality industry for more than
25 years with most of that time spent in management. Prior to joining
the team at the luxurious Phoenix resort, Cawley was Food & Beverage
Director at the Brighton Gardens by Marriott in Santa Rosa, California.
Cawley has worked in the spa industry for more than a year and is already
making a name for herself as a leader due to her excellent rapport with
a diverse spectrum of people, exceptional customer service and great
We are thrilled to have Karen head up our team at
Revive Spa, explains Paul Rossi, Director of Food & Beverage,
Spa & Retail. Revive Spa is benefiting from her fresh approach
and enthusiasm. Shes a self starter who has the experience it
takes to manage our staff at the spa, bringing out the best in our associates.
In the past, Cawley worked in the fitness area, opening
and operating her own Womens Workout clothing store. Today, she
lives in Anthem, Arizona with her husband, three dogs and horse.
Complete with 41 elegantly appointed treatment rooms,
the spa features a two-story rotunda with a central water feature that
flows directly underneath the open skylight two floors above, capturing
the grand volume of the space. This earth-to-sky connection celebrates
the resorts unique setting and embraces the outdoors. Wrought
iron banisters, fiery copper and tactile stone blend together to highlight
the elements of fire, water, earth and sky in this lush desert sanctum.
Indeed, Revive Spa mirrors its beautiful and subtle, yet powerful mix
of desert elements.
The largest luxury resort in Arizona features 950 guestrooms
(including 81 suites), 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting
space, ten dining experiences, Marriotts first Revive Spa,
a 28,000-square-foot facility, eight tennis courts and four acres of
elaborately landscaped pools including the Lazy River with serpentine
slide, two-championship golf courses and Wildfire Golf Club. JW Marriott
Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is located where Phoenix meets Scottsdale,
just 20 minutes north of Sky Harbor International Airport, with easy
access to the new Loop 101 Freeway.
For more information about JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort
& Spa located at 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix, AZ 85054, call 480-293-5000,
toll free at 800-835-6206 or visit us at www.jwdesertridgeresort.com.