Tim Johnson joins Colorado's Gateway Canyons Resort as GM

A casita in the Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa. Photo credit: Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa

Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa, a destination in Gateway, Colo., appointed Tim Johnson as GM and Mark Shine as director of sales and marketing for the resort. Johnson and Shine have more than a decade of hospitality experience and have held various prestigious management positions in the hotel industry.

“Tim Johnson and Mark Shine are the ideal individuals to manage such a unique and exciting property with their extensive backgrounds in hospitality,” Pat Colee, founder & chairman of Noble House Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. “Their expertise is a welcome addition to our team and will enhance the overall resort experience for employees and guests.”

Before joining the team at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa, Johnson served as the GM for Smith Fork Ranch in Crawford, Colo., for two years. Before his time living in Colorado, Johnson was GM at Sorrel River Ranch Hotel & Spa Resort in Moab, Utah, where he oversaw the luxury resort’s operations and leadership team. Johnson also previously directed all operations at The Resort at Paws Up in Greenough, Mont., for two years as the property’s resort manager.


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Shine, who earned a degree in the field from Florida State University, previously was the multiproperty director of sales and marketing for Quorum Hotels’ portfolio, which includes Brown Palace Hotel and Spa and the Holiday Inn Express Denver Downtown. During his time with Quorum Hotels, he developed and implemented creative strategies to attract business and leisure travelers, managed a sales and catering team, and directed all marketing, social media and public relations for the hotels, six food & beverage outlets and a spa.

Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa is an independently owned destination resort property managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts.

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