Benchmark Hospitality has assumed
management of the French Lick Springs Resort in French Lick, Ind.
The 471-room property will be renovated and the restoration of the
adjacent West Baden Resort will be completed in a project worth $80
million. Depending on the on the outcome of the current design
phase of the renovation, the resort might become a member of the
International Association of Conference Centers. French Lick
Springs offers more than 60,000 square feet of meeting space; seven
food and beverage outlets; two 18-hole golf courses, including a
Donald Ross-designed course; 18 indoor and outdoor tennis courts;
an equestrian center; several pools; six bowling lanes; a croquet
court; five retail outlets; a fitness center; a spa with 21
treatment rooms, and mineral springs.