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Sage Hospitality Names Dani Stern General Manager
at the Westin Westminster in Colorado

Denver, CO (December 04, 2008) – Walter Isenberg, President & CEO of Sage Hospitality, announced that industry veteran Dani Stern has been named as the new General Manager at the Westin Westminster in Colorado. “The Westin Westminster is an outstanding property that warrants a passionate and experienced GM,” said Isenberg.  “Dani is that leader and we know he will bring a new level of excellence to the property as he focuses on exceptional guest service at every turn.”

Mr. Stern most recently served as General Manager at the prestigious JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek. Under his management, the hotel was named the top JW Marriott property in North America in overall guest satisfaction and Stern was recognized with the General Manager of the Year and the Food and Beverage Excellence Award from the chain. The hotel also received a Customer Excellence Award for ranking in the top 2.5 percent of all Marriott Hotels in overall guest satisfaction. 

Prior to joining Sage Hospitality, Stern served as General Manager at the renowned Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona and has held a number of positions with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide including General Manager of the Westin Tabor Center in Denver and Director of Operations of the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City.

Mr. Stern graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management, and he received a diploma in hotel and restaurant management from the Institute Hotelier Cesar Ritz in Switzerland.

“I am honored to be a member of the Westin Westminster team,” said Mr. Stern.  “The hotel has the advantage of being an outstanding property with a talented staff. I look forward to working with this capable team to take the Westin Westminster to its full potential.”

A 4-month $8 million renovation of the hotel will begin on December 8. The lobby renovation was completed earlier this fall. This next phase will include the sleeping rooms and meeting space.

The Westin Westminster showcases Westin’s premier amenities and views of the surrounding parklands and Rocky Mountains. Guests love the hotel’s convenient location between Denver and Boulder near excellent shopping, restaurants and the nation’s largest ice arena. The hotel also offers the cool, classic and oh-so-hip steak and seafood restaurant O’s where a contemporary elegant décor sets the stage for a relaxing meal with exceptional cuisine and signature cocktails.

The Westin Westminster is located at 10600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, Colorado.  For reservations, please call 303.410.5000 or check out the hotel’s web site at

About Sage Hospitality 
Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality has strategically grown into one of the largest privately held hotel management and development companies in the nation operating a variety of large, full-service hotels and extended stay and select-service properties. Sage Hospitality's comprehensive management portfolio includes major international brands for Marriott, Starwood, Hilton and IHG as well as the independent boutique hotels the Oxford and the Curtis in Denver. Sage Hospitality has further differentiated with the creation of the Sage Restaurant Group, which has created and is managing 5 unique restaurant concepts. The company developed the innovative CoCo Key water resort brand with 8 destination properties currently opened and 3 additional resorts opening soon. For more information, please visit 


Sage Hospitality
Antonette Smith 303.595.7267

Also See: Sage Hospitality Resources and the Amstar Group Partner with Inland Pacific Companies to Aquire the 369 room Westin Westminster in Westminster, Colorado / December 2007
Garin Bethel Appointed Controller at the Westin Hotel and Conference Center, Westminster, Colorado / October 2004


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