Coral Hospitality to manage six Georgia state park lodges

Coral Hospitality signed a new management contract for five more years with the North Georgia Mountains Authority, with a possible five year extension. Under the new agreement, Coral will continue providing management services for Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge, Unicoi State Park & Lodge, George T. Bagby State Park & Lodge, Little Ocmulgee State Park & Lodge, Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa and Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club.

Coral Hospitality was the incumbent in a six-month competitive bid process completed by the North Georgia Mountains Authority, having managed the properties under a previous agreement. The company recently worked with the Authority to execute an $8M renovation program at Amicalola Falls and Unicoi, including the rollout of redesigned lobbies, new furnishings, refreshed guestrooms and cabins.

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In tandem with the renovations, Coral also partnered with the Authority in the recent launch of a new ‘Adventure Lodges of Georgia’ program, combining pre-existing adventureactivities with an array of all-new offerings ideal for families and corporate groups. Amicalola Falls and Unicoi now feature treetop zip lines, GPS scavenger hunts, 3D archery, climbing walls, team-building itineraries and designated GoPro parks, which offer rentals and classes for guests looking to record their adventures on action cameras.

An additional $8.5M in renovations are slated to begin in the coming months at Brasstown Valley and Lake Blackshear, which will incorporate complete redesigns of all guest spaces, including hotel rooms, restaurants and meeting space. Heading into 2016, the company will also work to introduce new attractions and outdoor challenges at Amicalola Falls and Unicoi, as part of the evolving Adventure Lodges program.