DENVER

HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek announced the addition of Anna Anderson as general manager and Candace Duran as director of sales & marketing to the executive team.

“Anna and Candace bring unrivaled commitment to catapult our services, and continue to bring the best to Halcyon and our treasured neighborhood,” said Frederick Kleisner II, regional vice president of operations for the premier and lifestyle division of Sage Hospitality. “Together, they set the stage to continue developing the Halcyon brand we see expanding across the country."

As general manager, Anderson will oversee day-to-day operations of the property. Anderson has more than 25 years of industry experience opening and managing lifestyle hotels across the nation, most recently the very first Virgin Hotels in Chicago. Before beginning her time at Halcyon, she has held roles in every department within hospitality, giving her breadth and depth of expertise. Anderson holds a Bachelor’s degree from Washington State University’s College of Business and Economics in Hotel and Restaurant Administration.

As director of sales & marketing, Duran will lead the hotel’s sales and marketing efforts in addition to working with the external teams on public relations efforts. Duran brings 15 years of industry experience to her new role in Cherry Creek North. Before joining Halcyon, Duran began her career in hospitality at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch in Avon, Colo. After six years, she became senior sales manager for The Ritz-Carlton, Denver. During her 13-year tenure, Duran was responsible for year-after-year revenue growth. Most recently Duran successfully executed the opening of the ART, a hotel in Denver as director of sales & marketing where she established a strong sales team and ties with the local community. Duran holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Hotel Management and minor in Business Management.

HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek offers 154 guest rooms and 6,500 square feet of meeting, event and banquet space for up to 300 guests.