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Judson Hawk Selected as the General Manager
of Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado 
BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- July 17, 2007 – RockResorts announced that Judson Hawk has been selected as the new general manager of Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado. 

Hawk brings years of experience working with the Aspen community to his new appointment. For the past seven years, he has been the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Club Aspen Highlands. Hawk and his wife, Carol, are actively involved in the community and look forward to continuing to be long-term residents of the area.

“Over the years, Jud has firmly established himself within the local Aspen community and was the ideal candidate for general manager of Hotel Jerome. His background in the luxury hospitality industry will help take Hotel Jerome to an even higher level of excellence,” said Tim Estes, vice president – Beaver Creek/Aspen hospitality of RockResorts. “As a company, we look forward to supporting Jud and Hotel Jerome and preserving the legacy of this iconic Aspen landmark.”

Before his tenure as the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Club Aspen Highlands, he was the general manager of The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera in Edwards. In addition, Hawk brings over 16 years of experience with Ritz-Carlton hotels, including playing an integral role with the openings of several Ritz-Carlton hotels across the country. 

Hawk received his bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University. Jud, Carol and their two children reside in Basalt, CO.

April 23, 2007— Elysian Worldwide, LLC and Lodging Capital Partners, LLC, both headquartered in Chicago, Ill., announced today they have selected RockResorts International, LLC, to manage the operations of the luxurious 92-room Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colo. In addition to management of the luxury hotel and its five dining venues and other amenities, RockResorts will assist Elysian and Lodging Capital with ensuring a smooth transition with their intended purchase of the historic hotel.
About RockResorts
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: The Landings St Lucia, One of the Largest Resort Projects in the History of St. Lucia, Selects RockResorts to Operate the 231 Suite Development / July 2007


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