Fairmont Austin has announced the appointment of Jackie Flory as spa director of Fairmont Spa Austin. Flory has more than a decade of industry experience, including time at BlueJack National, Omni Hotels & Resorts and Lake Austin Spa Resort.
Jackie Flory began her spa career with Omni Hotels & Resorts where she served as spa operations manager and spa director at the Omni’s San Antonio hotel and spa director at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. During her time with the brand, she also opened the Omni Nashville Hotel’s Mokara Spa.
Flory moved to Austin in 2019 and has since served as spa director at Lake Austin Spa Resort and Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. Most recently, she served as director of wellness at Bluejack National, a private residential resort club in Texas.
“Jackie’s arrival marks an exciting time as we continue to expand offerings, enhance our level of luxury and create a truly special place for guests to unwind,” said Nenad Praporski, general manager of Fairmont Austin. “She brings fantastic expertise and a fresh perspective that will support her leadership of a passionate team that strives to make Fairmont Spa Austin an urban oasis for guests and locals alike.”
According to the spa, Flory is enthusiastic about offering products and services that are not typically available in the region while spotlighting the distinctive Fairmont Austin spin provided by skilled spa therapists. She is passionate about giving attention to the recovery sector in wellness, recognizing that hotel guests are often busy business travelers who need expedited and innovative options to feel recharged and refueled.