SEATTLE—Noble House Hotels & Resorts has appointed Julie Branstrom as director of sales and marketing of Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa, located in the Red Rock canyons of western Colorado.
In this role, Branstrom will work to solidify the position of the resort through developing and executing strategies that foster marketing efforts, as well as drive sales and brand awareness for the multifaceted resort, according to the company.
“We are confident that she will significantly contribute to the escalating growth of Gateway Canyons as our new director of sales and marketing,” said Rudy Sharp, VP and managing director of Gateway Canyons Resort. “Her valuable experience in the resort and hospitality industry, including multiproperty environments, and record of accomplishments make her ideal for this position.”
Prior to joining the Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa team, Branstrom served as the executive director of sales & travel agencies at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa. Branstrom has focused on sales and marketing within the hospitality sectors with executive roles at The Summit Group and Vail Resorts.
Throughout her 20 years in the industry, she has spent her career in a progression of sales and leadership positions, including regional sales director at Sage Hospitality, where she managed and directed 15 sales teams across the country for a group of hotels, and worked as a corporate meeting planner for Chrysler, responsible for the production and implementation of more than 150 meetings for executive divisions within the company.
Gateway Canyons Resort is an independently owned destination resort property managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts.