Set to open in 2015, Starwood Hotels and Resorts has named Robert Ferguson as director of sales and marketing for The Westin Denver International Airport Hotel.
“We are thrilled to have Rob as our first associate at The Westin DIA,” mentioned Tom Curley, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Area managing director. “He has a great resume with experience in major hotel markets including California, British Columbia, Washington DC and Denver.”
Transferring from the Westin Mission Hills Resort in Palm Springs, Ferguson served previously as area director of sales and marketing at Marriot Vancouver Downtown as well as at Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside. Additionally, he held the position of area director of sales and narketing for Marriot Boca Raton as well as at Marriot Harbor Beach Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale as well as the national sales manager for Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach and senior sales mangaer for the Fairmont Washington, DC. He also has a B.S. in Hotel Restaurant Administration with a minor in Business from the University of Tennessee.
Owned by Denver International Airport, the hotel is managed by Westin Hotels & Resorts. Containing over 500 rooms and located near the terminal, the hotel will provide lodging near the airport. Additionally, the hotel offers over 26,000 of square feet for meeting space along with a 82,000 square foot plaza with potential for other events.