ROSSLAND, B.C. — The Josie Hotel has named David Curell as its new general manager. Curell’s hospitality experience includes two hotel openings, one transition and 12 years of experience in North America, all with luxury boutique-hotel companies.
Most recently, Curell was the general manager of Versante Hotel in Richmond, B.C. He’s also managed The Opus Hotel Vancouver, Hotel Vitale San Francisco, the Clift San Francisco, Viceroy Santa Monica, Fogo Island Inn Newfoundland, Cuixmala Eco Resort Mexico and Autograph Collection by Marriott.
“I’m delighted to be working with the Josie team, and to welcome guests to The Josie Hotel under the Autograph Collection Hotel umbrella, says Curell. “I’m committed to taking the hotel forward into its next chapter. I intend on being actively involved in the community, and I know that’s something the team does a fantastic job of, from getting involved in community events to working with local producers.”