NEAWP Member Spotlight: Virginia Schlitt

Virginia Schlitt, Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown

Services Offered: Full Service Hotel with 413 rooms including 99 Suites, Suite Renovation complete by first quarter 2014.  Standard room renovation complete by fourth quarter, 2014.

9,000 sq ft of meeting space located on Lady Bird Lake @ Cesar Chavez and Congress – views overlooking the lake (re-opening mid-November)

New Salt Water, Infinity Edge Pool with special water features, lighting and sound systems

New Full Service Restaurant to be announced soon (opening mid-November)!

It’s all under one roof and within walking distance to Downtown hot spots and Lady Bird Lake walking, biking and water sports.

Been in Business Since:  1965

What brought you to Austin? My Children live here.

What made you decide to go into the field you are in?  A really great Director of Catering sold me on it many years ago.

What do you love most about what you do? Exceeding client expectations!

Can you describe your facility’s style? Genuine Texas Hospitality with a focus on customer service and guest satisfaction.

New renovations are bringing a contemporary style to both the overnight rooms and the meeting space.

What are your specialties? Location, location, location….right in the middle of Downtown Activities and right on the lake!

My personal specialties include a personal attitude of care and detail for each event with the experience that makes the process flawless, whether it be a wedding, a corporate event or a high society charity event.

Any funny stories from your time in the wedding industry?  Lots of fun over the years!  Nothing in particular stands out.

Is there anything else you would like the NEAWP members to know about you or your venue?  Look at what’s coming….


One Response to “NEAWP Member Spotlight: Virginia Schlitt”

  1. Mary of The Simplifiers: Event Planning September 17, 2013 at 12:59 pm #

    We absolutely cannot wait to see the newly renovated spaces at the Radisson…all of the plans look fantastic and I think it’ll be a super-hot space to throw a downtown Austin wedding. The Simplifiers are so excited!

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