Lodge and Spa at Cordillera hires Justin Bird as director of sales and marketing | VailDaily.com

Lodge and Spa at Cordillera hires Justin Bird as director of sales and marketing

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EDWARDS — The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera recently hired Justin Bird as director of sales and marketing. Bird will be based in Denver and is responsible for sales development.

"Justin brings a wealth of experience and talent to our Lodge sales team; he is truly a perfect fit," said Aaron Coburn, general manager. "He has incredible experience within the hospitality industry, but even more than that, he has an innate sense for what our unique property is all about."

Before joining the Cordillera Lodge team, Bird was the corporate director of sales and strategy for MetWest Terra Hospitality, a hotel management company located in Jackson, Wyo. Bird's sales leadership role at MetWest Terra Hospitality spanned five years and highlights include the opening of the Hotel Terra Jackson Hole and the management acquisition of Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa, both AAA Four Diamond Award recipients.

Throughout Bird's career he has worked on both the international and national sales level for such prestigious resorts as the Fess Parker Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara, Calif.; Four Seasons Resort Whistler, B.C.; Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North; Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines; and the Pointe Resorts in Phoenix, Ariz.

Bird may be reached by phone at 307-699-2609 or email at jbird@pyramidhotelgroup.com. Justin, his wife Afsi, and their son Dylan reside in Denver and are avid outdoor enthusiasts.