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Destination Hotels & Resorts
Appoints Amanda Acosta as
Director of Sales for The Hotel Telluride

Englewood, Colo. – January 3, 2010– Amanda Acosta has been appointed the new director of sales for The Hotel Telluride. Destination Hotels & Resorts took over management of Colorado’s 59-room boutique hotel in 2009.

Acosta previously served as assistant director of sales and marketing for The Peaks Resort and Spa and the sales and a national sales manager for The Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, Fla. She earned a degree in media and communication management from Appalachian State University in 2005.

“Amanda is knowledgeable in all facets of destination marketing,” said Wayne Hendricks, general manager of The Hotel Telluride.  “That, coupled with her knowledge of Telluride, will make her an asset to the property and a savvy leader for the sales department.”

The Hotel Telluride is located in the heart of the historic mountain town and is consistently rated by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the top ski hotels in the magazine’s annual “Best Places to Ski & Stay” reader’s poll.

For more information on The Hotel Telluride, visit or call (866) 468-3501.

Destination Hotels & Resorts is consistently rated one of the top 10 independent hospitality management companies in the United States with more than 30 luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers. To protect and preserve the unique communities in which the company operates, Destination launched Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program in 2008. Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs, Houston and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.  For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit or to join the company’s loyalty program for the best offers available, visit


Kristin Yantis
Malen Yantis Public Relations
(720) 532-0211


Maureen Callahan
Destination Hotels & Resorts
(303) 268-6809 office
(720) 838-5480 mobile


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