Bob Megazzini takes on new role for the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek and the Courtyard Marriott Denver Downtown

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Bob Megazzini has been promoted to serve as Area General Manager for the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek and the Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown hotels. With more than 30 years of experience, Megazzini held multiple leadership positions with Marriott International.

Megazzini graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration. He also has earned numerous industry accolades, including the Sage Hospitality’s Leader of the Year, the JW Marriott Eagle Leadership Award, and the Marriott Business Council Leadership Award.

Believing in strong community involvement, Megazzini has served as a board member on the Marriott Business Council, Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland and the Children’s Miracle Network Advisory Council.

“Bob is a tenured Sage leader who has a proven track record that aligns with the company’s core values of performance excellence and community partnerships,” said Sage Hospitality President and CEO Walter Isenberg. “He will be a great addition to the booming Cherry Creek hotel scene and the broader Denver community.”

The JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek features 196 guest rooms and suites with modern décor and a beautiful 4-piece marble bathroom. In addition, there is 8,500 square feet of meeting space, the Antoine du Chez, Cherry Creek Spa, fitness center, and Second Home Kitchen + Bar. Outdoor, there is the Fireside, a 2,400-square foot outdoor event space that offers two walls of glass retractable doors that leads to an enchanting patio with fire pits.

Last year, the Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown completed a multi-million-dollar renovation with updates to the lobby, 3,200 square feet of meeting space, flexible venues, a business center, valet parking, and a 24 hour fitness center. Guests can also dine at the Rialto Café or grab a quick snack and coffee at Starbucks.

The Ritz-Carlton, Denver has announced Tabish Siddiquie as its new General Manager. Over 20 years, Siddiquie has honed his hospitality skills around the world and will now oversee daily operations for the hotel’s various divisions. He will head finance, sales and marketing, meetings and events, guestrooms, and the property’s prominent outlets ELWAY’S Downtown and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Denver.

 

Visit Aurora has been growing its team of industry experts with new editions to their staff. Brian-Douglas S. Stanwood has been welcomed as the new group sales manager, playing a major role in furthering Visit Aurora’s mission to strengthen its reputation as a meetings destination.

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to megan.gosch@tigeroak.com

Julie Branstrom was recently hired as the Director of Business Development for Cain Meetings & Incentives (CMI).