Selected as VP of Breckenridge Hospitality
BROOMFIELD, Colo.- August 26, 2009 - Vail Resorts Hospitality announced today that David Abraham
has been chosen as the Vice President of Breckenridge Hospitality
and General Manager of One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort.
will start his
new position effective September, 1, 2009.
will assume the overall leadership of Breckenridge Hospitality
In addition, he will also lead the One Ski Place project as the General Manager overseeing all hotel operations including pre-opening activities.
One Ski Hill Place
is scheduled to open in the spring of 2010.
Since November of 2007, Abraham has served as the Director of Engineering for RockResorts and Vail Resorts Hospitality leading critical initiatives including capital planning, property development and energy conservation efforts.
Abraham began his hospitality career working for Hilton Hotels and later with Marriott International where he held engineering leadership positions overseeing openings and renovations at seven properties located in New England, New York, Florida, Barbados, Mexico and Bermuda.
For two years, he served on Marriott's Engineering Advisory Board helping to shape the direction of engineering discipline for the worldwide hospitality corporation.
In 1996, he transitioned into operations and assumed the position of Director of Operations and ultimately General Manager for the Renaissance Hotel in Manchester, England.
Before accepting the position of Director of Engineering for RockResorts
and Vail Resorts Hospitality, he
had been the VP/General Manger of the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort
in North Conway, New Hampshire, where he
had been working on the development of a 40,000 sq. ft. Indoor Water Park, the largest in Northern New England.
has been integral to the success of RockResorts
and Vail Resorts Hospitality over the last year and half.
In his new role in Breckenridge, we know David will bring a commitment to delivering the premier guest experience," said Rob Katz, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Vail Resorts.
"We welcome David
new role within our company and look forward to his
leadership in Breckenridge as we continue to elevate our hospitality collection with additions like One Ski Hill Place."
will be relocating from the corporate headquarters in Broomfield to the Breckenridge area.