At Les Clefs d’Or Canada, we are proud of the strong relationships we build with our preferred suppliers. Through the years, many of them become friends and many support our association by providing outstanding customer service to our Members or by sponsoring our events. We are happy to invite them on our Blog and offer them an opportunity to explain how our relationship benefits them, us and, most importantly, our clients.
I’ll begin by saying what a privilege and honor it is to be invited to write a piece for Les Clefs d’Or Canada. As a sponsor and supporter of this incredible organization, Xpera Risk Mitigation and Investigation understands the extremely high standards demanded by Golden Keys members and respects the seven core values that have underpinned your organization since 1929.
Les Clefs d’Or Foundation of the Americas
This application is valid for all grant requests. If you are applying for a grant because you were furloughed or laid off as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, to qualify, you must be a concierge member of Les Clefs d’Or, in good standing and be unemployed, due to the crisis. Maximum need-based grants for COVID-19 applicants is $500 and will only be granted once (a symbolic gesture of care and friendship).
It is worth noting the great PR results achieved by the Members of the BC Region. Deborah Sleno, Concierge at The Fairmount Empress Hotel; Verinda Doman, Senior Concierge at Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle; Miguel Knudson, Assistant Chef Concierge at The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver; Geoff Argue, Chef Concierge at The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver and Joanne Lewandowski, Senior Concierge at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, are among the many members who have written articles or have been written up in travel magazines recently.
“I was honored to be asked for an interview by Where Vancouver as their featured Hotel Les Clefs D’Or Concierge in the December issue, as I am always so very proud to represent our Association when opportunities like these arise. ”
– Verinda Doman
New members Marie Voyer and Antoine Bureau with Regional Director, Francine Asselin (center)
The Quebec region was honored to welcome Les Clefs d’Or Canada’s National Board Meeting November 10 – 13, 2017. The board members were hosted by our very own Regional Director Francine Asselin at Hotel 71 in the Old Port, where the meetings were conducted and a lot of work was achieved!
The regional members were delighted Continue Reading
Think8 Systems, from Montreal, Quebec, received, from the hands of Les Clefs d’Or Canada President, Carolina Avaria, a certificate of Honorary Membership into Les Clefs d’Or – UICH, the International part of the renowned concierge association, for his major contribution into the brand awareness efforts of the association.
On May 8 2017, Trevor Botkin, of
Congratulations to Mark Finn, concierge at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, BC, who was selected to represent Canada at the prestigious Les Clefs d’Or Award 2017, held this year in memory of Marjorie Silverman, at the 2017 UICH International Congress in Berlin, Germany, from March 23rd to 28th.
Mark, 32, is from Stephenville, Newfoundland and now lives in Vancouver. Continue Reading
The renowned Hotel Concierges Association, Les Clefs d’Or Canada, is celebrating its 40th Anniversary of foundation and membership to Les Clefs d’Or – UICH (Union Internationale des Concierges d’Hôtels) in 2016, with celebrations throughout the year. Continue Reading
We have just returned from a wonderful Les Clefs d’Or Canada National Board Meeting held in Halifax on November 8th to 11th. At this meeting, all Regional Directors from Canada were present: Roger Poirier from Atlantic, Simon Bovoli from Quebec City, Jamie Clarke from Niagara, Andrea Melendez from Ontario, Warren Downs from Alberta, Dillon Carfoot from British Columbia and myself representing Montreal and the surrounding area.
Andrea Melendez, Alain Ethier, Ronaldo Breton, Joanne Lewandowski, Carolina Avaria, Don Mooney, Warren Downs.
On June 1st, the Alberta Region of Les Clef d’Or Canada breathed a sigh of relief as we arose, greeted by a beautiful sunny morning with which to host our 15th Annual Golden Keys Invitational Golf Tournament.
Today in Les Clefs d’Or history: Our founding fathers got together 63 years ago today, at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes. This was in fact considered to be our first International Congress and the creation of what we know today as Les Clefs d’Or – UICH. Happy 63rd anniversary dear friends!! April 25th, 1952.