News for the Hospitality Executive
|Broomfield, CO August 14, 2007 Tim Estes has been appointed
vice president of Beaver Creek/Aspen Hospitality for Vail Resorts, Inc.
In his new position, Estes, who has been with the company since 2003, will
oversee Hotel Jerome and The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera, both RockResorts,
in addition to his current responsibility of overseeing Vail Beaver Creek
Resort Properties (VBCRP).
We are pleased to have Tim on board in this new capacity at RockResorts, said Rob Katz, chief executive officer, Vail Resorts. His role is crucial in ensuring the continued excellence of operations, especially as Hotel Jerome is integrated into the RockResorts portfolio.
Since joining the company in 2003, Estes has been employed by the Grand Teton Lodge Company and served as general manager at Cheeca Lodge & Spa, a former RockResort. Prior to his Vail Resorts experiences, Estes worked for Kimpton Hotels where he held the position of mountain and midwest regional director of operations, overseeing seven AAA 4-diamond hotels. While working with Kimpton, Estes managed one of the headquarters hotels for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. He began his career in the hospitality industry as the general manager of Red Lion Hotels at the age of 24. In addition to these roles, Estes is a certified hospitality administrator who has taught hospitality management at the community college level and was president of the Portland Convention and Visitors Bureau.
RockResorts' luxury resort hotels offer casually elegant accommodations, lavish RockResorts Spas , renowned golf courses, award-winning dining and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. The RockResorts collection includes Hotel Jerome in Aspen, CO; The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, CO; Keystone Lodge & Spa in Keystone, CO; The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in the Vail Valley, CO; The Lodge at Vail in Vail, CO; La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa in Santa Fe, NM; and Snake River Lodge & Spa in Jackson Hole, WY. Future RockResorts include The Arrabelle at Vail Square in Vail, CO (scheduled to open in December 2007); The Landings St. Lucia in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia (scheduled to open in December 2007); The Chateau at Heavenly Village in Lake Tahoe, CA (scheduled to open in 2009); Eleven Biscayne Hotel & Spa in Miami, FL (scheduled to open in 2009); and Rum Cay Resort Marina in Rum Cay, The Bahamas (scheduled to open in 2010).
|Also See:||Tim Estes Appointed Director of Hotel Operations for Grand Teton Lodge Company / July 2003|