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Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa Appoints Curator Of Curiosity


GATEWAY, Colo. – March 11, 2015 – Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa – a luxurious world-class destination in the heart of the American West – announces the appointment of Zebulon Miracle to the position of Curator of Curiosity, a new role created by the resort to further enhance guest experience. Pioneering the new position, Miracle will develop and implement a series of onsite programming tailored to ignite the minds of guests and satisfy the curiosity of travelers, providing a variety of hands-on learning experiences and authentic adventures on a range of subjects, including the history of the American West, ancient astronomy, paleontology, and rock art of the Colorado Plateau – to name a few.

“Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa is committed to providing opportunities and inspiration for our guests to be actively involved in their ongoing quest for learning,” says Rudy Sharp, Vice President and Managing Director of Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa. “As we have shown recently with our Curiosity Retreats, we strive to provide a platform for the curious and ardent learners to go away from Gateway Canyons enriched.”

As the former Curator of Anthropology and Collections Manager for the Museum of Western Colorado, Zebulon Miracle has played a significant role in preserving the culture and history of the area. Leading numerous trips and tours around the world, Miracle brings years of experience introducing audiences to places of cultural and historical significance. His additional success includes the design and construction of permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as his work in the preservation and conservation field. As a Colorado-native, however, Miracle’s real passion is inspiring others with the history, land and culture of the American West.

Created by John Hendricks, Founder and Former Chairman of the Discovery Channel and Discovery Communications, Gateway Canyons Resort is dedicated to nurturing guests’ minds and spirits through lifelong learning programs and adventures within an inspiring natural environment. Whether spending an evening discovering the galaxies, nebulae and star clusters under one of the darkest night skies on the planet, or an afternoon taking a Bentley Supersport through the scenic rural byways of the American West, the resort awaits travelers ready to awaken their adventurous spirit.

Located in the spectacular red rock canyons of western Colorado, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa caters to the most discerning traveler with 72 luxury guest rooms and suites, including 14 newly-completed casitas – while delighting guests with savory dining options at Entrada Restaurant, wellness-focused treatments at The Spa, canyon air tours and trips aboard a luxury helicopter, privileged access to more than 100 years of automotive history and design at the Gateway Auto Museum and a variety of self-selected experiential activities offered through the on-site Adventure Center and Driven Experiences programs.

Recently ranked the “No. 1 Best Resort in Colorado” and “No. 12 Best Resort in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards, Gateway Canyons is also home of the Curiosity Project, comprised of luxury learning vacations at the resort and a digital subscription service for deep-dive factual content to launch as in 2015.

Situated at the convergence of five majestic canyons, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa is located just minutes from the renowned Moab Desert of Utah and one hour southwest of the Grand Junction Regional Airport, which offers multiple non-stop flights daily from Denver, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Phoenix and Salt Lake City.

Gateway Canyons Resort is an independently-owned destination resort property managed by Noble House Hotels and Resorts. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts reflects the importance of individuality. Identifying each property for its culture and appeal, Noble House is unwavering in its dedication to create and manage unique, quality properties that reflect and make profound contributions to their communities, staying true to the local history, culture and ambiance that defines each region.

For more information, call Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa at 1-866-671-4733 or visit Gateway Canyons is located at 43200 Hwy 141, Gateway, Colo. 81522.

Noble House Hotels & Resorts
Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., has been a privately held company for more than 30 years, originally founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group. Officially transitioned in 1994, this Seattle, Wash. based corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 16 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning the four coastal corners of America with the newly refurbished Kona Kai Resort & Marina and Riviera Palm Springs in Calif., Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys, and The Edgewater in Seattle, Wash. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, stay true to local history, culture and ambiance. For more information, visit or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.