Part of the Island Resort and Casino’s $8 million expansion, the Drift Spa will debut in spring 2016, the exact date to be announced soon.

The expansion project for the Harris, Michigan facility includes an upgraded pool and fitness center with steam and sauna rooms. When opened, guests can indulge in a massage, pedicure or haircut while soaking in the soothing sights and sounds of nature in the refreshing oasis. Special occasion events such as pre-wedding parties, girls’ getaways, birthday gifts, and even post-golf massages for players of Sweetgrass Golf Club, the resorts acclaimed 18-hole golf course, for everyone as well as treatments, corporate rewards and more, are offered by the Drift Spa.

Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Chairman Ken Meshigaud says, “Through the years, the Hannahville Indian Community has undertaken projects to enhance and promote the Island Resort and Casino, making us a leader in the Midwest gaming, resort, spa, golf and entertainment arena, as well as offering employment opportunities to more than 800 people,” and, “We remain committed to both as we re-invest in the operation, offering more high-quality options to our guests,” as reported by UP Matters. Island Resort’s General Manager Tony Mancilla said, “The Drift Spa will enable guests to immerse themselves in a “total experience,” adding, “We are excited about these new amenities, and we believe our full-service resort destination will appeal to customers near and far.”

The facility is hiring qualified personnel including Spa Director, Spa Coordinators, Lead Spa Coordinator, Spa Attendants, Estheticians, Massage Therapists, nail Technicians, Makeup Artist, and Hair Stylists. You can find these jobs and more at World Casino Jobs. Interested applicants may also visit the Human Resources office at the Island Resort and Casino or call 906-466-2941 ext 2042. The Island Resort and Casino in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is just a 6-minute drive from the town of Escanaba.

The Island Resort and Casino in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is just a 6-minute drive from the town of Escanaba and has a a 50,000 square foot casino gambling floor featuring 1,200 slot machines, 26 table games, poker and five restaurants. The Island Resort hotel has 275 rooms, a golf course and 53-space RV park with campground.

The Sweetgrass Golf Course, already in operation at the Island Resort, will be joined by a new course, which is currently set to debut by 2017, making it a destination rather than just a course, according to Mancilla. in addition to the new spa and golf course, also included in the expansion; renovation of the hotel and business-front, a refurbished bingo room, 550 additional slots, and a makeover and larger footprint for the Island Sports Bar.

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