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Destination Hotels & Resorts Appoints Chris Miller
to Vice President Hospitality Investments


Englewood, Colo. – November 5, 2012 – Chris Miller joins Destination Hotels & Resorts and the LHG Business Development Group as vice president hospitality investments. Lowe Hospitality Group is responsible for Lowe Enterprises’ hotel, resort and resort residential community acquisition, development and management activities. Destination Hotels & Resorts is Lowe’s hospitality management subsidiary and currently ranked as the fourth largest hotel management company in the U.S. Chris will focus primarily on hotel and resort acquisitions in North America.

Chris joined Lowe Enterprises in 2007 as vice president, project finance. During this time, he was instrumental in working to arrange joint ventures on behalf of the company and was an important contributor to Lowe Enterprises’ success in the recapitalization of many significant legacy assets.  Chris has been involved with many of properties within the current portfolio including Suncadia Resort and Wild Dunes Resort.  Prior to joining Lowe Enterprises, Chris was at the Bill Gates investment office, which oversees the investment assets of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Mr. Gates’ personal investments through Cascade Investment. Prior to that, Chris was an analyst in the investment banking group at Credit Suisse First Boston. Chris is a CFA Charterholder and a veteran of the United States Navy.

Chris has relocated to the Destination Hotels & Resorts office in Englewood, Colorado. He is a native of Colorado and a graduate of Colorado State University.
 
About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With 40 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the fourth largest hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 9,600 guest rooms, 18 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Palos Verdes, Maui and Lake Tahoe. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.

For a complete list of properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.

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Contact: 

Casey Tilli
PR & Marketing Communication Manager 
Destination Hotels & Resorts
303-268-6868
ctilli@destinationhotels.com


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