The JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek announced that JoAnn Elston is now serving as the General Manager.
With more than 22 years of hospitality experience, Elston was most recently the General Manager of Denver's Curtis, a Doubletree by Hilton. Denver's Sage Hospitality manages both the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek and the Curtis.
Elston joined the Curtis team in 2010 as the Director of Sales & Marketing and was promoted to General Manager in 2012. She also served as Sage's Sales & Marketing Leader for its Team Denver business group. Other previous management experience includes The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island in Florida, The Paramount Hotel in New York, the Wyndham Bristol Hotel in Washington, D.C. and the Wyndham Copley Plaza in Boston.
Elston has been honored with numerous awards, including receiving Sage's Property of the Year, Community Service Award, Excellence in Profit Performance and Excellence in Revenue Performance while at the Curtis. She also earned the President's Award at Wyndham Hotels and the Golden Circle Silver Level at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company for being in the top 6% of all sales people.
"JoAnn has been a strong leader at the Curtis for the past four years and we are thrilled to have her energetic and creative style at the JW Marriott Cherry Creek," said Vincent Piro, Division Vice President of Operations for Sage's Premier & Lifestyle portfolio. "She has a fantastic understanding of the local hotel market and will continue to position the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek as one of Denver'stop luxury hotels."
Located in the heart of Denver's posh Cherry Creek North shopping district, the JW Marriott Denver features 196 opulent guest rooms and suites that blend modern décor with generous space, high-tech amenities and an exquisite 4-piece marble bathroom. The award-winning hotel – which offers 8,400 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space – recently completed a $1 million renovation of its Fireside event space, a 2,400 square foot terrace that offers two walls of glass doors that open up to an outdoor space complete with two roaring fire pits and lounge seating.
Amenities at the hotel include a state-of-the-art Fitness Center and the Spa at Cherry Creek, a full-service spa and salon. In addition, the JW Marriot Denver features the culinary excellence of the acclaimed Second Home Kitchen + Bar, a unique Sage Restaurant Group concept by restaurateur Peter Karpinski located adjacent to the hotel.
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