The Team
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The Team: Who We Are

While there are many project management firms within the hospitality industry and technical services teams within branded companies, there are few that offer both – and fewer still that offer them with the inspired expertise that you find within Destination Hotel’s CREATING DESTINATIONS (DCD). Our broad range of talents allows us to meet the challenges of a diverse portfolio where each hotel is focused on its own brand. For us, design is key to creating authentic and guest-centric hotels and our team’s understanding of hotel operational concerns makes each project a success. Our attention to detail and knowledge of hotels leads to an enhanced guest experience, increased asset value and delivery of on schedule and on budget projects.

 

Shirli Sensenbrenner

Shirli Sensenbrenner - Senior Vice President, Design & Construction

"We all have the opportunity to leave the world a better place than we found it.” Shirli wears several hats, including overseeing a crack team of capital project PMs, consulting with owners on capital project needs and budgets, providing design input and oversight, coordinating and participating in technical services, and envisioning both large and small projects.

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Marie Torres

Marie Torres - Senior VP, Branding & Marketing

Born and raised in Manhattan, Marie Torres is an urban girl with an appetite for adventure. She is equally smitten reveling in the arts and culture of the city as she is stand-up paddle boarding or harvesting apples on her orchard in upstate New York.

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Paul Dhunjishaw

Paul Dhunjishaw - VP, Guest Experience Technology

"There’s a lot of cool stuff out there, but we shouldn’t use technology for technology’s sake—it must answer an unmet need” Paul oversees the use of applications that properties use every day to run the operations and moderates the technologies at the properties that the guests interface with. He is Destination’s in-house expert on forward thinking technology and trends.

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Mike Shutts

Mike Shutts - VP, Hardware and Horsepower

"Focus on getting the job done right the first time: measure twice and cut once" Mike is responsible for leading the collaboration and innovation efforts for company-wide engineering efforts, “Best Practices,” asset preservation/management planning. Mike provides technical leadership and support for portfolio engineers and Destination Earth - Green Sustainability program.

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maggie dunphy

Maggy Dunphy - Director of Spas & Wellness

Maggy began her career in hospitality as a massage therapist in Vail, escaping the East Coast and management responsibilities to become a free spirit therapist in the mountains of Colorado. That didn’t last long, as leading people was in her blood. She has grown up in the spa industry and feels blessed to have Destination as the “bus driver” – she knew she was on the right bus!

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