Julian Tucker appointed General Manager at Thompson Denver

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Denver’s beloved lifestyle hotel, Thompson Denver, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julian Tucker as General Manager. 

A long-time leader at various Hyatt properties, Tucker began his career 25 years ago at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee working overnight in the Security Department. As he grew within the industry, Tucker took many leadership roles with Hyatt including Hyatt Regency Chicago, Hyatt Regency Long Beach, and Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, eventually becoming Director of Rooms at Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center after which he spent the next six years in the Caribbean at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad West Indies, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort, Spa and Casino, before heading back to the states as the Director of Rooms/AGM at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs FL.

Prior to joining Thompson Denver, Tucker was General Manager for more than two years at the famed Andaz West Hollywood.

“I am thrilled to return to Denver with the Hyatt family,” noted Tucker. “Thompson Denver, nearly two years old, has established itself a leading property in the city and I look forward to working with such a brilliant team across the hotel, Chez Maggy and Reynard Social.”

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“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Julian to the Thompson Denver family – he is a phenomenal leader with years of valuable experience and we are ecstatic to have him at the helm in Denver,” shared Amanda Parsons, Vice President, Field Operations, Hyatt.

Julian Tucker leans into many mottos when it comes to his work including; “don’t be afraid to experiment and be creative”, “lead with care at the center of it all,” and “treat people like you would want to be treated.” When he is not working, Tucker is involved with his community serving on a number of community programs including Hyatt Black Southwest Florida bringing awareness and opportunities in the area, Board of Directors West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, President of West Hollywood Minority Small Business Foundation, Board of Directors Sunset Strip Improvement district and the Board of Directors Visit West Hollywood visitors bureau.

Tucker and his wife Zena now live in Denver and enjoy traveling, particularly to the West Indies with friends, and cheering for the Green Bay Packers.

The two-year-old Thompson Denver is a stunning 216-key modern hotel located in the heart of the hip and developing neighborhood of LoDo, just steps from the best restaurants, museums, art galleries, bars – along with Union Station, Ball Arena, Coors Field, the historic Dairy Block, Meow Wolf immersive art experience, along with the brand-new Market Station. The hotel features gorgeous views of the city & local mountains from expansive guest room windows. The hotel features one of the most talked about restaurants in town, Chez Maggy, a signature 90-seat French brasserie by internationally renowned celeb chef Ludo Lefebvre. In addition, the hotel’s lounge, Reynard Social, is a sixth-floor sunroom bar and lounge with seasonally driven cocktails, curated wines, local beers, and alpine-inspired bites – complemented by sweeping views of downtown Denver.

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