Vail Marriott Mountain Resort Welcomes New General Manager, Kellie Newman

12 February 2014
BROOMFIELD, Colo., February 12, 2014– Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kellie Newman as General Manager of the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort.
“We are excited to welcome Kellie to our team,” said Bryan Austin, Vice President Eagle County Hospitality for Vail Resorts. “She brings excellent experience in hospitality operations as well as meetings and events, which are critical aspects of the guest experience at Vail Marriot Mountain Resort.”
Newman began her career with Marriott in 1991 as a housekeeping intern at Marriott’s Tan-Tar-A Resort. After graduating from Purdue University, Kellie worked at Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, as well as other Marriott hotels in the Chicago area in Room Operations as well as Sales, eventually becoming the Director of Event Booking Center in Nashville, Tennessee. In 2000, Kellie moved to Marriott International Corporate Headquarters,  leading to an opportunity to open the London Sales Office in 2003. Kellie returned to the operations side as Director of Rooms Operation at Orlando Marriott World Center Resort and Convention Center. She has served as General Manager for the Renaissance Charleston Hotel Historic District and, currently, Denver Marriott West.
Throughout her hospitality career, Kellie has served on numerous industry boards, chambers and associations, as well as multiple advisory councils within the Marriot organization.
Kellie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, biking and camping. Kellie, her husband and their two children are looking forward to taking advantage of everything that the Vail Valley has to offer.
About Vail Marriott
Managed by Vail Resorts, Vail Marriott Mountain Resort is a 344 room, AAA Four Diamond
Resort with amenities, hospitality, and special touches to accommodate any escape, celebration,
or gathering of minds. Only a short three minute walk to Vail Square in Lionshead with the
Eagle-Bahn Gondola, shopping, and dining. For outdoor recreation including ski and bike
rentals, Charter Sports, is conveniently located on property and fly fishing and hiking trails are
just outside the doors. Start the day with the signature brunch style breakfast buffet in First Chair Restaurant, then enjoy Chef King’s seasonal dinner menu prepared with farm-fresh ingredients. For cocktails or a lite bite paired with Colorado micro brews, stop by Avalanche Pub in the lobby.
At Vail Marriott experience local charm and a relaxed way of life. For more
information, visit

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is


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