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The Peaks Resort & Spa Readies For Summer Season

Significant property renovations and management changes at Telluride’s anchor hotel

June 23, 2010 (Telluride, CO) – The Peaks Resort & Spa announced that rooms throughout the hotel have undergone more than $5 million in renovations to create a more modern world-class guest experience. Renovations notwithstanding, the property welcomes several management additions to maximize property operations and the guest experience.

To celebrate the property upgrades and changes, the resort invites guests to enjoy the ViPeak package that includes two nights’ accommodation, two-for-one food & beverage at Palmyra restaurant and two-for-one spa services for $549. This offer is based upon availability and certain blackout dates apply. Call today to reserve at 800-789-2220.

Guest room renovations include interior upgrades to include: luxurious furniture ensemble; floor to ceiling freshening; state-of-the-art bathroom fixtures and an overall mountain chic décor. This latest renovation, along with upgrades throughout the past winter season and the addition of Palmyra at the Peaks restaurant last December, will ensure every guest room exceeds the four diamond industry standard.

Simon Chen, from Beaver Creek Lodge & El Monte Sagrado, joins the resort’s management team as the new General Manager. Alan Palmer, most recently of Vail Resorts, joins the resort management as Director of Sales. Patrick Laguens joins the team as Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage Services.

The Peaks Resort & Spa is managed by Grand Heritage Resort Group (Annapolis, MD). Known in the industry as a company that specializes in individually distinctive, significant hotels that are – or can become – thriving, high-profile destinations in their communities, Grand Heritage Resort Group seeks one-of-a-kind properties to manage and grow within unique communities. Properties in the Grand Heritage Resort Group repertoire include: The Governor Hotel (Portland, OR); Grand Avalon Sikani Resort (Sicily, Italy); The Stanley Hotel (Estes Park, CO) and others in destinations throughout the world.

About The Peaks Resort & Spa

The Peaks Resort & Spa is Telluride’s premiere full-service resort hotel. The property includes 168 beautifully appointed guest rooms including 32 suites, as well as 14 penthouse condominiums and 30 two, three, four and five bedroom mountainside cabins – all with astounding mountain views. The resort offers slopeside access in the winter and is the home to the Pro Shop for the Telluride Golf Club championship course. Onsite dining includes Palmyra, the Great Room, The Lift, Legends and Deep End Grill (summer only), as well as in-room private dining.

The onsite Spa at The Peaks Resort, at 42,000 sq. ft., is the largest spa in Colorado. The Spa features 32 treatment rooms and a variety of relaxing and rejuvenating signature treatments. The Spa also encompasses a full service salon, fully-equipped fitness center including Pilates and yoga studios, certified fitness instructors providing a variety of private and group classes, three-lane lap pool with Telluride's only indoor water slide, indoor climbing wall, gender specific steam rooms, saunas and Roman tubs, and indoor/outdoor heated pool and hot tubs. www.thepeaksresort.com/spa

Contact

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