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December 2, 2016
THE ABBEY RESORT AWARDED AS THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2017
Full-service lakeshore venue celebrates honor by offering Hot Dates promotion to future brides and grooms The Abbey Resort is pleased to announce its receipt of The Knot's prestigious Best Of Weddings 2017 Award. The annual award, identifying The Abbey as a most well rated wedding vendor in the Lake Geneva area, is based on actual online reviews written by brides, grooms and their guests.
November 21, 2016
RING IN THE HOLIDAYS AT THE LAKE
Lasting memories and classic holiday traditions await families and couples alike at The Abbey Resort this winter. The holidays are a time to slow down, give thanks and be with family. The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa, located on the beautiful shores of Geneva Lake, invites families of all sizes to gather at the Lake to enjoy classic holiday traditions and create lasting memories together.
September 30, 2016
FALL INTO FUN AT THE ABBEY RESORT
Tailgates, turkey bowling, pumpkin spice spa treatments among autumnal activities for guests of all ages to enjoy at lakeshore resort. From exploring the brilliant fall foliage of the Lake Geneva area to enjoying hot apple cider by a cozy bonfire, indoor Halloween crafts and a spectacular Thanksgiving buffet with family, guests are invited to fall into fun and fall in love with The Abbey Resort this season.
September 7, 2016
THE ABBEY RESORT RECEIVES NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY AWARDS
From corporate meetings to leisure travel, Lake Geneva area lakeside resort recognized by prominent outlets for excellence in hospitality. The Abbey Resort is pleased to announce its recent receipt of nine awards of hospitality, the two most prestigious of which include Luxury Resort of the Year for Wisconsin awarded by the international publication Luxury Travel Guide and a Best Of 2016 award granted by Meetings Today, a leading meetings industry publication.
August 11, 2016
240° WEST WELCOMES NEW CHEF, ANNOUNCES NEW MENU
Award-winning Lake Geneva area restaurant invites diners to experience newly hired Chef Cichocki's summer menu. The award-winning harbor-view restaurant 240° West, located within The Abbey Resort as the property's keynote dining establishment, is pleased to welcome a new chef and announce its new menu!
August 2, 2016
THE ABBEY RESORT TO HOST ANNUAL GENEVA LAKES ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC BOAT SHOW
Vintage watercrafts from throughout the country to be featured on Geneva Lake The Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show, featuring vintage watercrafts from around the country, will be held in Fontana, Wisconsin Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25 with pre-events beginning Friday, September 23. The event is presented by the Blackhawk Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and hosted by The Abbey Resort.
July 14, 2016
ABBEY RESORT MAKES MIDWEST LIVING LIST OF "50 MIDWEST RESORTS WE LOVE"
The Abbey Resort is happy to be the only Lake Geneva area resort on Midwest Living's list of "50 Midwest Resorts We Love".
June 14, 2016
ABBEY RESORT ANNOUNCES NEW STAFF, NEW MENU AT THE WATERFRONT RESTAURANT & BAR
Located within The Abbey Resort, The Waterfront Restaurant & Bar is known for casual dining with a laid back vibe and unbeatable view of Abbey Harbor. Featuring classics ranging from satisfying burgers and barbecue to refreshing salads and wraps and a full children's menu The Waterfront offers something for everyone. The Abbey Resort is pleased to announce several changes new this season at The Waterfront, including new staff, a new menu and an exciting lineup of live entertainment.
June 14, 2016
THE ABBEY RESORT IN FONTANA, WISCONSIN: A FAMILY ROADTRIP TO THE OTHER SIDE OF LAKE GENEVA
Rebecca Hoffman with Welltraveledkids.com recently experienced The Abbey Resort, The Waterfront at The Abbey Resort, Lake Geneva Cruise Line and Oakfire during her visit to the area. You can read more about her stay below!
June 10, 2016
LAKE GENEVA GETAWAY PACKS IN FOOD, FUN, MAGIC AND ADVENTURE
Molly Snyder from OnMilwaukee.Com paid a visit to Lake Geneva and The Abbey Resort. Read all about Molly's stay and her Lake Geneva experience in her article below!
May 25, 2016
THE ABBEY RESORT ANNOUNCES SUMMER SPECIALS
Lake Geneva area resort invites guests to enjoy the lake with seasonal specials, packages and programming. The Abbey Resort invites families and couples alike to make plans for soaking up every drop of the sweet, slow days of summer that are just around the corner! As the only full-service resort directly on the shores of Geneva Lake, adventure, beauty, relaxation and lasting traditions await couples, families and groups of all sizes at The Abbey Resort: http://youtu.be/SKh1m5AANGs
May 20, 2016
ABBEY RESORT MAKES COLLEEN KELLY'S LIST OF EASY FAMILY ROAD TRIPS FROM CHICAGO
Colleen stopped by "You and Me" on WCIU to share three summer destinations that are perfect for a summer road trip with the family.
May 1, 2016
THE ABBEY RESORT, A LAKE GETAWAY IN WISCONSIN
The Abbey Resort is a full-service resort spanning 90-acres and overlooking Lake Geneva in Wisconsin. Built in 1963, it has recently undergone refurbishing in 2013 to ensure that its facilities are kept up to date. The resort is known for its traditional A-frame house...
April 11, 2016
ABBEY RESORT TO CELEBRATE GLOBAL MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY
Incentives offered, renovated meeting spaces revealed in celebration of second annual meetings industry day. After a successful first annual North American Meetings Industry Day celebrated last April, a second annual and larger celebration is planned for this year's event. The Abbey Resort is pleased to announce its participation in this year's Global Meetings Industry Day through the unveiling of recently renovated meeting spaces as well as offering incentives for newly booked business.
March 17, 2016
SPRING IS IN THE AIR AT THE ABBEY RESORT
Lakeside resort offers savings, local escape, for seasonal family-friendly getaways With the excitement of spring in the air and Easter just around the corner, The Abbey Resort is offering savings and around-the-clock activities for families looking for a seasonal getaway complete with relaxation, adventure, and memories.
February 24, 2016
240 WEST RECEIVES THIRD DINERS' CHOICE AWARD
Best of Lake Geneva restaurant list includes 240° West For the third time, the popular online restaurant reservation service OpenTable.com has announced 240° West as a recipient of its Diners' Choice awards as a "Best of Lake Geneva" restaurant for 2016.
January 29, 2016
AVANI SPA CELEBRATES THE NEW YEAR WITH A NEW POOL
Lake Geneva area destination spa invites guests to come and see the fresh and new Avani Spa atrium pool. Avani Spa, located within The Abbey Resort on the shores of Lake Geneva, invites local residents and resort guests alike to come and experience the fresh, new Avani Spa atrium pool area. The Avani Spa pool reopened this month after undergoing renovations to the pool and pool deck as well as updates to the guest lounge areas including new contemporary styled spa pool furniture.
January 14, 2016
ALL-STAR LEGO WEEKEND RETURNS TO THE ABBEY RESORT
LEGO® lovers of all ages are expected in droves at The Abbey Resort for the popular All-Star LEGO Weekend being held President's Day weekend, Friday, February 12 through Monday, February 15 for the fourth annual event.
January 7, 2016
THE ABBEY RESORT RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS WEDDINGS INDUSTRY AWARDS
The Abbey Resort today received notice it is the recipient of two prestigious WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards® 2016, in the categories of Rehearsal Dinner Location as well as Ceremony and Reception Venue.
December 17, 2015
MAD SCIENCE MAYHEM TO TAKE OVER THE ABBEY RESORT
Area resort to feature hands-on science experiments and activities over MLK Jr. weekend A fun-filled weekend of slime, test tubes, and explosive kid-friendly lab experiments is planned for Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Friday, January 15 through Monday, January 18 when The Abbey Resorts hosts Mad Science Mayhem Weekend.
November 19, 2015
240° WEST RECEIVES DINERS' CHOICE AWARD
Best of Lake Geneva restaurant list includes 240° West. For the second time this year, the popular online restaurant reservation service OpenTable.com has announced 240° West as a recipient of its Diners' Choice awards as a "Best of Lake Geneva" restaurant.
November 9, 2015
WINTER FUN AT THE ABBEY
The Diva shares the great fall and winter activities at The Abbey on her blog, Just A Splash of Diva.
November 6, 2015
THE ABBEY RESORT INVITES INCENTIVE TRAVEL PARTNERSHIPS
Midwestern lakeside venue offers savings on wellness-focused employee rewards. A reported 46% of U.S. businesses are utilizing incentive travel and spending $22.5 billion annually on programs to reward employees (Incentive Research Foundation). And while the Caribbean remains the most sought-after destinations for travel rewards programs, planners are feeling pressure to do more with the same budgets and are finding travel abroad to be increasingly more difficult (Successful Meetings).
November 5, 2015
THE ABBEY RESORT INVITES GUESTS TO MAKE EVERY DAY A SNOW DAY
Ice-skating, yuletide bonfires and seasonal spa treatments among programming featured in winter video of Lake Geneva area resort. Guests are invited to drift away from the ordinary and experience the excitement and exhilaration of a snow day once again through seasonal and holiday programming at The Abbey Resort. Harbor-side ice-skating, cross-country skiing, and crackling yuletide bonfires are among the seasonal activities featured in The Abbey's recently released winter video (viewable here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zq9czU5e6mU).
October 19, 2015
THE ABBEY RESORT ANNOUNCES TESLA CHARGER INSTALLATION
Lake Geneva area resort features charging stations for all electric vehicles. The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa announced today the installation of two electric vehicle charging stations, known as connectors, as part of the Tesla Destination Charging Program. The Abbey is now host to one connector specifically for use with Tesla vehicles and one universal connector for use with any electric vehicle.
September 23, 2015
ABBEY RESORT FEATURED IN MODERN HEALTH AND LIVING
The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa is featured in the September issue of Modern Health and Living.
September 10, 2015
A HARVEST OF FUN ON GENEVA LAKE
Oktoberfest menus, pumpkin spa treatments, and autumnal activities planned for all ages this fall at The Abbey Resort. With Labor Day now behind us, it is time to look forward to beautiful fall foliage, the crunch of leaves beneath feet, apple picking, and all things pumpkin! At The Abbey Resort on Geneva Lake, adventure, beauty, and relaxation await guests with traditional autumn activities, specials, and packages planned throughout the coming months.
September 1, 2015
ABBEY RESORT ONE OF 12 RELAXING WEEKEND GETAWAYS FROM CHICAGO
Located one hour and 40 minutes away from Chicago, The Abbey Resort is listed on Vacation Idea's list of 12 Relaxing Weekend Getaways from Chicago.
September 1, 2015
RENOVATIONS MENTIONED IN ASSOCIATION NEWS
The completion of The Abbey Resort's latest renovation has made it to the pages of Association News, America's most-read magazine for Association Executives.
August 31, 2015
THE ABBEY RESORT LAUNCHES APP, UNVEILS NEW WEBSITE
Lakeside property elevates guest experience through online upgrades The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa today announced the public launch of its app and the unveiling of its new website, both designed to provide guests with a positive customer service experience from their very first encounter with the resort.
July 16, 2015
MAJOR RENOVATIONS TO MEETING SPACES, GUEST LOUNGE AREAS AT THE ABBEY RESORT
Lakeside venue encourages groups to gather at the water, not the water cooler The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa today announced the completion of the final phase of its multi-million dollar renovation project which began in 2013 to celebrate the resort's 50th anniversary of operation. As part of the project completion, the resort invites corporate, association, and event planners of all kinds to kick off their heels, loosen their ties, and escape to the shores of Geneva Lake where ideas flow like water, and fresh air, beautiful harbor views, and expansive green spaces turn standard meetings into extraordinary events.
July 13, 2015
THE ABBEY RESORT ANNOUNCES VIDEO CONTEST
Winner of My Summer At The Abbey video contest to win a complimentary Family Value Package The Abbey Resort today launched a My Summer At The Abbey video contest for resort guests staying overnight between Monday, July 13 and Friday, September 11, 2015. The winner of the contest will receive a complimentary Family Value Package, which includes overnight accommodations for four guests, kids' breakfasts, arcade tokens, boat cruise tickets and more.
June 23, 2015
SUMMER PROGRAMMING FOR ALL AGES AT THE ABBEY RESORT
Agents of Fun, Day Camps, on-site childcare among family-friendly perks offered at the only full-service resort on Geneva Lake At The Abbey Resort on Geneva Lake, adventure, beauty, relaxation, and lasting tradition awaits guests. Activities, programming, and packages are being offered through the month of August for guests of all ages encouraging kids, teens, and adults alike to soak up every last drop of summer.
June 2, 2015
LOCAL SPA HONORED BY PRESTIGIOUS PRODUCT LINE COMPANY
Phytomer recognizes Avani Spa for 25 years of partnership Avani Spa and its employees were today recognized for 25 years of partnership with Phytomer, a prestigious line of spa and skincare products based on marine biotechnology, during a celebration hosted by Phytomer at Avani Spa located within The Abbey Resort.
May 20, 2015
THE ABBEY RESORT INDUCTED INTO TRIPADVISOR HALL OF FAME
Honored for being awarded the Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years by the world's largest travel site The Abbey Resort today announced that it has been recognized as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame' was created to honor those businesses that have earned a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years.
April 27, 2015
HOT SUN, SUMMER FUN AT THE ABBEY RESORT
Families invited to escape to the lake for lasting vacation memories
The approaching summer is expected to be a hot one in the upper Midwest, according to The Weather Channel, and the countdown has begun for kids and families looking forward to escaping to the lake for fun in the hot summer sun. Adventure, beauty, relaxation, and lasting traditions await guests at The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa: http://youtu.be/SKh1m5AANGs
April, 20, 2015
AREA RESORT TO CELEBRATE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Luminary Tribute, Support for Wounded Warrior Project planned as Memorial Day observances at The Abbey Resort The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa invites guests to enjoy the unofficial start of summer by observing Memorial Day on the beautiful lakeside property, the weekend beginning Friday, May 22 and lasting through Memorial Day on Monday, May 25.
April 16, 2015
Meetings Industry Day Recognized by The Abbey Resort
Incentives offered in celebration of first Meetings Industry Day in Wisconsin
The first annual North American Meetings Industry Day is taking place today, Thursday, April 16, and is being recognized throughout the state of Wisconsin as proclaimed by Governor Scott Walker.
April 10, 2015
MOTHERS TO BE CELEBRATED AT AREA RESORT
The Abbey Resort offers brunch, activities, and spa specials for Mother's Day weekend
Mothers around the world will be celebrated in high esteem on Sunday, May 10, and The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa on Lake Geneva makes it easy for sons and daughters to treat their mom like the queen she is with brunch, activities, and spa specials offered throughout the weekend to resort guests and visitors alike.
Feb. 23, 2015
240° WEST RECEIVES DINERS' CHOICE AWARD
est of Lake Geneva restaurant list includes 240° West FONTANA, Wis. -- The popular online restaurant reservation service OpenTable.com has announced 240° West as a recipient of its Diners' Choice awards as a Best of Lake Geneva restaurant.
Feb. 11, 2015
SPRING BREAK ESCAPE AT THE LAKE
The Abbey Resort offers local escape for family-friendly spring break getaways
FONTANA, Wis. -- Spring Break is just around the corner, and a warm, relaxing, family-friendly getaway is closer than many locals think. Beauty, relaxation, adventure, and lasting traditions await guests at The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa: http://youtu.be/SKh1m5AANGs.
Feb. 10, 2015
Lake Geneva area resort looks forward to summer through spot produced with trending drone videography
FONTANA, Wis. -- According to USA Today, the use of drones is one of the top five trends that were featured at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, and one local company is already making good use of drone videography to look forward to the warm summer months to come.
Jan. 27, 2015
In Case You Missed It: Lake Geneva Area Resort Featured Twice in USA Today
The Abbey Resort highlighted nationally as a prime destination for winter travel
FONTANA, Wis. -- Wisconsin's own The Abbey Resort was featured twice during the month of January as a prime destination for winter travel by national publication USA Today.
Jan. 20, 2015
UNWIND WEEKENDS EXTENDED, FEATURE THROWBACK TO LA TOUR DE BOIS
FONTANA, Wis. -- The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa announces additional spa- and wine-themed Unwind Weekends available through the spring, due to the popularity of the fall and winter events. Guests are invited to slow down and let stress melt away as they enjoy a weekend filled with their choice of spa- or wine-centric delights.
Jan. 15,2015
The Abbey Resort to host All-Star LEGO Weekend
Third annual event expected to draw thousands to the area over President's Day Weekend
FONTANA, Wis. -- LEGO lovers of all ages will find fun around every corner when The Abbey Resort hosts the third annual All-Star LEGO Weekend over President's Day weekend, Friday, February 13 through Monday, February 16.
Jan. 9, 2015
Mad Science Mayhem to Take Over The Abbey Resort
FONTANA, Wis. -- A fun-filled weekend of slime, test tubes, and explosive kid-friendly lab experiments is planned for Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Friday, January 16 through Monday, January 19 when The Abbey Resort hosts Mad Science Mayhem Weekend.
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