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Jenny Farrand Appointed Spa Director at the
Colorado Mountain Resort, Capella Telluride


TELLURIDE, COLO. (January 5, 2009) – Jenny Farrand has been appointed spa director of the soon-to-open luxury mountain resort, Capella Telluride.  Farrand will launch The Spa at Capella, developing the spa’s concept, creating authentic treatments and selecting luxury skincare products for the spa’s boutique.  

“We warmly welcome Jenny to the Capella team,” commented Capella Telluride’s general manager, John Volponi.  “She has an extensive background in creating innovative treatments that utilize local, natural ingredients. This experience makes her well-poised to establish the calming, alpine-inspired ambience at The Spa at Capella.”

Farrand has more than 10 years of experience in the spa and wellness industry, most recently serving as spa director for Linden Spa at The Inn at Perry Cabin, an Orient-Express Hotel, in St. Michaels, Md.  At Linden Spa, Farrand led the launch of the resort’s spa and created unique treatments which integrated raw materials native to Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  Farrand has also served as the director of spa services at the Marble West Inn’s ApothicA Spa in Dorset, Vt.  A specialist in massage, Farrand developed her skill through spa therapist positions at several luxury resorts in upstate New York and Vermont, including The Sagamore on Lake George, N.Y., and the Avanyu Spa at The Equinox Resort in Manchester, Vt.  Additionally, Farrand has developed and managed her own spa in Dorset, Vt., Jenny Farrand Skin & Body Care, as well as her own skincare product line, ApothicA, carried by Marble West Inn’s ApothicA Spa. 

Farrand is a graduate of The Christine Valmy School of Esthetics in Albany, N.Y.,
and the Fingerlakes School of Massage in Ithaca, N.Y.  

Capella Telluride is located in the heart of Mountain Village with ski in/ski out access to Telluride Ski Resort and will consist of 100 hotel guestrooms and 48 residential condominium suites.  Capella’s renowned services will be available to both hotel guests and residential owners and amenities will include three gourmet restaurants, a world-class spa and fitness center, indoor pool, ski valet services and an outdoor ice skating rink.  


Patricia Nugent
Middleton & Gendron, Inc.
(212) 284-9935 

Also See: RAL Companies Selects Capella Hotels and Resorts to Operate a 148 unit Hotel and Residentail Property in Telluride, Colorado / November 2006

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