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JoAnn Elston Appoint Director of Sales & Marketing at
The Curtis - a Doubletree Hotel in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colo. (June 30, 2010) – The Curtis - a Doubletree Hotel, is pleased to announce that it has hired JoAnn Elston to serve as the hotel’s “Leading Lady,” otherwise known as the Director of Sales & Marketing.
Bringing more than 18 years of hotel industry experience to the table, Ms. Elston comes to The Curtis from The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island in Florida, where she most recently served a the Senior Travel Industry Sales Manager. 
She previously served as Director of Sales at The Paramount Hotel in New York, the Wyndham Bristol Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Wyndham Dublin Hotel in Dublin, Ohio and the Wyndham Garden Hotel, Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. She also held senior sales positions at the Wyndham Metrocenter Hotel in Phoenix and the Wyndham Copley Plaza in Boston.
Ms. Elston has been honored with numerous awards, including the President’s Award at Wyndham Hotels for consistently maintaining a RevPAR penetration of 100% or greater and achieved the Presidents Circle level with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company for exceeding annual sales goals.
The Curtis - a Doubletree Hotel, is owned and managed by Denver-based Sage Hospitality Resources. The 336-room Curtis features 20,805 square feet of meeting space, including two ballrooms and 15 meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 250 people for banquets and 437 people for theatre-style seating. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Denver, across the street from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and a short walk from the Colorado Convention Center.
For more information, please visit  or call 800.525.6651.
Funky, cool and playful, the Curtis - a Doubletree Hotel is a unique boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Denver. A member of Hilton Hotels Worldwide and part of the award-winning Hilton HHonors® guest reward program, the 336-room hotel is as "pop culture" as they come, with interactive video art and themed floors. Owned and managed by Sage Hospitality Resources, the Curtis has everything that a veteran traveler would expect of an upscale hotel and more, with the luxurious Sweet Dreams® by Doubletree sleep experience and flat screen TVs in all guest rooms, high-speed Internet access available throughout the hotel, extensive meeting space and in-room board games to keep travelers inspired. Also within the hotel are Sage Restaurant Group's Corner Office Restaurant + Martini Bar and Oceanaire's steak and seafood restaurant. The Curtis' 20,805 square feet of meeting space, is ideally suited for a wide range of activities and events, from a professional boardroom meeting or an event in need of a creative touch. For more information, call (800) 525-6651 or visit
Julie Dunn
Also See: Sage Hospitality Selects the Doubletree Brand for its 336-room, Pop Culture-themed Curtis Hotel in Downtown, Denver / January 2010

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