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 Garin Bethel Appointed Controller at the Westin Hotel
and Conference Center, Westminster, Colorado


DENVER – Oct. 27, 2004 – The Westin Westminster, a AAA Four Diamond award-winning hotel, has named Garin Bethel as its new controller. Bethel will oversee the financial operations of the hotel.

Most recently, he was a controller at JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek and has several years’ experience as regional controller of Sage Hospitality Resources, where he managed a $60 million portfolio consisting of nine hotels and two office buildings throughout Colorado, California, Illinois and Louisiana.

Bethel was the controller at Denver’s Executive Tower Hotel and, prior to that, was the general manager of Four Points by Sheraton, Columbus, Ohio, and controller of the Sheraton Denver West, which are brands of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.

He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ohio State University and is currently seeking a master’s in accounting from the University of Colorado, Denver.

The Westin Westminster is part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world, with more than 750 properties in more than 80 countries and 105,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. 

John Panko
Westin Westminster
Also See: Starwood Hotels Net Income for the 3rd Qtr of 2004 Jumps to $107 million Compared to $48 million in the 3rd Qtr of 2003; REVPAR Worldwide Increased 12.3% / Hotel Operating Statistics / October 2004
Dani Stern Appointed General Manager of the 430 room Westin Tabor Center, Denver / April 2004

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