We would like you to get to know us better… Here are the principles that each hotel concierge, Member of Les Clefs d’Or, is expected to uphold and that you should experience every time you interact with one of us. #lesclefsdorcanada #yourkeytoeverythingContinue Reading
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
By: Neyba Costa
Concierge, Fairmont Royal York, Toronto
Les Clefs d’Or Canada’s 12th National Congress Banff was an opportunity of a lifetime. The congress brought together over 100 Les Clefs d’Or Concierges from coast to coast. The Majestic Fairmont Banff Springs hosted all of these professionals and the sponsors who made this congress possible.
Les Clefs d’Or Alberta Region went above and beyond to give us the best experience. Every detail was covered from the moment we arrived at the airport and were greeted by our lovely concierge Jill Marven from the Fairmont Palliser Hotel who escorted us to the Banff Airporter. Upon arrival at the Fairmont Banff Springs, we were welcomed in our rooms with detailed welcome bags that contained information on the congress, gifts, treats, maple syrup, macaroons, fudge and a gift from Park Distillery.
The week was filled with many unforgettable memories; the welcoming reception, educational sessions, Banff Gondola, outdoor activities, bowling at High Rollers, the Annual General Meeting and our Gala Night.
We had the pleasure of connecting with many wonderful motivational speakers on Day 2 of our Educational breakout sessions.
Elisabeth Fayt, an international inspirational speaker, bestselling author of the book “Paving it forward”, and Owner/Founder of the Canadian Spa RnR Wellness, located in two of Calgary’s premier downtown hotels; Fairmont Palliser and Le Germain Hotel Calgary.Continue Reading
A year in the planning! One year ago we discussed who could host the National Board meeting for 2018. I reached out to my regional board to see if they would support the idea of me hosting it at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald and Don Mooney and Cindy Stewart gave me the go ahead!
And so it began! Negotiating with Continue Reading
Terry Fox Run – Calgary Alberta
This year we are celebrating the 38th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope. This event reminds us, as Terry Fox once said, “The importance of realizing that anything is possible, if you try. Dreams are made if people try.”Terry Fox battled cancer at the age of 18 years old. His dream was to raise $1 000 000 for cancer research and as he fought for his life at the age of 22, he earned many awards and was able to raise more than $10 000 000 in a special telethon. As per the official site $700,000,000 has been raised in Terry’s name for cancer research.
Fort Calgary was the start and end of the “Marathon of Hope”. People could be seen coming from everywhere. Everyone enjoyed the cheerful atmosphere being entertained by stretching, activities, music and complimentary coffee from our friends at Tim Hortons.Continue Reading