Omni Names Anthony Pusey Matire ‘D

The Omni Homestead announced Anthony Pusey as the new Great Hall Maître ‘D. Mr. Pusey has been at the Homestead since he was 15 years old and maintained full academic work schedule as a high school and collegiate athlete. Upon graduation Anthony returned to the Omni working in various positions throughout the property.  We talked…

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A Conversation With The Christmas Mother

Working at Allegheny Mountain Radio has afforded me the opportunity to interview musicians, politicians, civil rights activists and a number of community leaders who use their time and energy to help people through the storms of life. The 2021 Bath County Christmas Mother exemplifies this. The Bath County Christmas Mother Program offers holiday food, gifts,…

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Omni Homestead and Bath Community Hospital Partner for Wellness Fair

On Tuesday, November 9th, the Grand Ballroom in the Omni Homestead will be the site of Bath Community Hospital’s Community Wellness Fair. The fair starts at 8:30 am and ends at 2:00 pm. Attendees are invited to park in Homestead’s transportation lot and shuttle down through the valet service. Masks are encouraged but not required.…

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Kyle Petty’s Charity Ride Revival

The Omni Homestead was the site of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Revival. This was a scaled-down version of his Charity Ride Across America. The 2020 ride was canceled due to Covid-19. The charity revival ride is approximately half the size of the Charity Ride Across America.  On Tuesday, the first day of the trip,…

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Walk-In Wednedays at The Omni Homestead

As more and more Americans get vaccinated and travel and leisure restrictions are rolled back, the tourism industry is ramping up for a busy vacation season. One of the obstacles hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions are facing is staffing. The Omni Homestead, in Hot Springs is working to solve this problem with weekly job fairs…

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Homeschooling Help During a Pandemic

This past spring more than 124,000 schools closed due to the Coronavirus. Those closings affected 55 million students. Today Coronavirus continues to impact public schooling. Many families have chosen full-time online learning. This decision is presented. Rural communities like the Allegheny Mountain radio listening area with a set of problems suburban and metropolitan families don’t…

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Covid-19 Forces Furloughs at Omni Homestead Resort

On Wednesday, March 18th the Omni Homestead Resort announced that it would be activating furloughs and reducing the hours of staff to remain in compliance with the best medical advice about ways to combat the corona virus. According to United Nations world travel organization tourism has been one of the most affected sectors of the…

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Jefferson Pools Restoration Press Conference

On Tuesday, February 25th details on the plans to restore and reopen the Jefferson Pools were released by representatives of the Omni Homestead Resort, 3 North and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. The teams focused on maintaining the existing character of the Jefferson Pools while, “referencing the structures to the way they were when…

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Omni Homestead Celebrates 60 Years of Skiing

Saturday January 18th, was a cold and rainy day, but the weather didn’t dampen the moods of Omni Homestead guests and visitors gathered in the theater to celebrate 60 years of skiing at Virginia’s oldest ski resort, and the second-oldest continuously operating alpine ski resort in the Southern United States. The featured speaker for the…

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Bath County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant

Governor Ralph Northam announced that the Bath County Office of Tourism received $25,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) Marketing Leverage Grant Fund program. In total, VTC awarded more than $965,000 for 44 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism. Bath County received the grant…

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