Branson, MO (June 11, 2013) – The Welk Resort Branson is proud to announce the completion of a multimillion dollar hotel renovation completed on June 1, 2013. The Deluxe Traditional Rooms reflect the unique charms of the Ozarks: vibrant colors and textures suit the casual, warm and friendly culture. A few of the new featured items include granite vanities, a work space with an ergonomic desk chair, wall-mounted AC controls, desk lamps with easy reach dual outlets, mini-fridge, Welk Signature Ecology bath amenities, Seattle’s Best single cup coffee system and Starbucks’ Tazo Teas. And the high-end finishes, plush amenities, and attention to every comfort show why this hotel is one of Branson’s value-focused, premier destinations, with retail, dining, and entertainment venues.

Along with the complete replacement of all major components of its 159 Guest Rooms and Baths, is a renovation of the lobby, corridors and common areas. The Ozarks inspired color palette includes beautiful local photography on metal art and the all new lobby and hospitality reception area are accented with stone tile wrapped columns and granite finishes.

“We’re very proud to offer our hotel guests an all new guest room that enhances the value of their experience with us”, said Dathan Atchison, General Manager of The Welk Resort. “We have always made gracious service to our guests our foremost objective. Now, along with our other great amenities the Welk guests have come to expect, we are very excited about our new rooms and hotel upgrade, and believe our guests will be also.” Great Welk Resort amenities include an indoor/outdoor water attraction for children and adults, The Splash-A-Torium, an activities program, state-of-the-art fitness center, live entertainment theatre, game room, playground, mini golf course, and free Wi-Fi.

The Welk Resort is situated in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, in close proximity to Lake Taneycomo and Table Rock Lake, near Silver Dollar City and was recently recognized by Trip Advisor with the 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award. Celebrating their 19th season in Branson, The Welk Resort offers hotel and luxury lodge accommodations, a 2,200 seat live entertainment theatre, Stage Door Restaurant & Lounge, Gift Shop and the Splash-A-Torium, an indoor/outdoor water attraction with splash zones and indoor and outdoor hot tubs. The Welk Resort Theatre hosts two outstanding shows for 2013: The Price Is Right Live, returning for its 2nd season, running selected dates March through November, and Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas, returning for Tony’s 20th and final year in Branson for a limited engagement of 20 shows, November 5th through 28th.

For more information and reservations please call 1-800-505-9355 or visit online and view the new renovation photos at www.welkbranson.com.

Contact:

Susan Smith, Director of Sales and Marketing, 417.243.1232 / s.smith@welkgroup.com

Chris Cathcart, 417.243.1214 / ccathcart@welkgroup.com