News for the Hospitality Executive
The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain
in Colorado Makes Four Sales Team Appointments
New Roles for Meredith Brewer, Kelly Hansen, Lisa Smith and Tom Kiddoo
Colo. (January 13, 2012) – The Westin
Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain is pleased to announce
Sales Team promotions - Meredith Brewer is now serving as the Associate
Director of Sales and Kelly Hansen is now a Senior Catering Sales
Manager. The resort has also hired Lisa Smith to fill the new
position of Executive Meetings Manager and Tom Kiddoo to serve as
Sales & Marketing Coordinator.
Brewer, who joined The Westin Riverfront Sales Team prior to the resort’s 2008 opening, most recently served as the Director of Catering & Conference Services. A graduate of New York’s Skidmore College, she previously worked as the Director of Catering & Conferences Services at The Lodge at Vail.
Hansen, who also joined The Westin Riverfront in 2008, was most recently the Conference Services Manager. A graduate of Australia’s Queensland University of Technology, she worked for East West Resorts at Beaver Creek’s Highlands Lodge and taught Beaver Creek Ski School prior to joining The Westin Riverfront.
Smith – who is now responsible for groups of 30 rooms or less - joins The Westin Riverfront Sales Team from Elway’s Downtown at the Ritz-Carlton Denver, where she had been a server and Learning Coach since 2007. A graduate of College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., she previously was a Senior Sales Representative for Alpine Lodging at the Telluride Reservations Center and a manager of Specialty Sports, both in Telluride.
Kiddoo has served as a Reservations Agent at The Westin Riverfront since 2009, while also owning www.thanks-dad.com, an online apparel business celebrating the relationship between fathers and their children. A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, he previously was a Marketing Coordinator and Concierge for Starwood Vacation Ownership at The Westin Riverfront Villas and owned his own construction business.
Recently named the #2 Resort in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler, The Westin Riverfront offers 6,500 total square feet of unique event space, including the new 2,000 square foot Gondola Ballroom.
Located in the heart of Colorado’s magnificent Vail Valley, the AAA Four Diamond resort features 230 finely appointed guest residences ranging from studio suites to three-bedroom condominiums, all with custom kitchens, five-piece bathrooms and gas fireplaces. Amenities at the dog-friendly resort include direct Beaver Creek ski access via the Riverfront Express Gondola, a ski valet, on-site ski and snowboard rentals, a Westin Kids Club, Spa Anjali, a year-round outdoor pool and three riverside hot tubs.
The Westin Riverfront recently completed a $1 million expansion of the Athletic Club at The Westin, which now features 4,000 square feet of new exercise studio space, including a dedicated Pilates Studio and expanded yoga and Cycling options.
For more information or to make a reservation, please visit www.westinriverfrontbeavercreek.com or call 1-866-949-1616.
Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Honored with
Starwood's Sales Team of the Year Award / January 2011
by East West Partners, The 210 room Westin Riverfront in Avon, Colorado
Opens / September 2008
|Robert Trotter as General Nanager and Kristen Pryor as the Director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin Riverfront & Spa in Avon, Colorado / December 2007|
Valley's Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa On Track to Achieve
Colorado's First Resort LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building
Council / November 2007
Vacation Ownership Adding a 113-unit Westin Vacation Ownership Resort
to the 235 room Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa in Avon, Colorado
/ January 2007
|Starwood Announces The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa and The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas in Avon Colorado / January 2007|
|East West Partners Developing 200 room Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa Near Beaver Creek Resort on Land Acuired from Vail Resorts / June 2005|