Our 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility event transformed into a Hawaiian dance party thanks to the Heremana Polynesian Dancers who donated their time to welcome guests with live hula dancing and interactive performances throughout the evening aboard Harbour Cruises vessel the MV Britannia.
It has never been a challenge to get a
large group of Hotel Concierges and hospitality affiliates to start talking
about their love and passion for the industry. The people they have met, the
memories they have made and the moments that made them fall in love with their
profession ooze out of their personalities.
What can be a challenge is engaging and
encouraging this same group of professionals to spread their inexcusable high
standards, passion and love of the industry. That is what I feel Dr. Bryan
Williams spoke of to our organization at the 12th Annual National
Congress, nestled in the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains, in the Fairmont
Banff Springs, earlier in February.
Dr. Williams grabbed our attentions right
form the beginning, with his bright smile and welcoming personality. He drew us
into his world of excellence, and we enjoyed every crispy minute of it.
By: Marie-Ève Larin Concierge, American Express Centurion
Connie DeSousa and John Jackson, co-chefs and co-owners of the Char Group in Calgary. Photo:__Bowmedia.
One of the very exciting parts of the Banff 2019 National Congress was the educational day. We welcomed diverse types of speakers who engaged, elevated and educated us on various topics. The afternoon was a panel discussion on “Exploring the Changing Culinary Landscape”, mediated by Ms. Dawn Chubai. Among the distinguished speakers were John Jackson and Connie DeSousa, the co-owners and chefs at the Char Group in Calgary.
On the new Canadian Food Guide, and the importance of eating green, Ms. DeSousa advised Continue Reading
As most regions of Les Clefs d’Or Canada are preparing their General Managers Appreciation Galas and Key Pinning Ceremonies, let’s set the tone by going back to the BC Region‘s 2015 celebrations. Thank you Verinda Doman for this superlative rendition of the event:
(left to right) Fairmont Chateau Whistler Managing Director Mr. Norman.Mastalir; Mr. Ian Bartley, Fairmont Gold Supervisor; Mr. Dillon Carfoot, BC Regional Director and Chef Concierge at Oak Bay Beach Hotel; Ms. Andrea Torrance, Vice President, Operations Support, North & Central America Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
On Friday, August 26th 2016, the 11th Annual Tourism Industry Partners (TIP) Golf Tournament at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club, for the future generations of tourism professionals was, once again, a great success . There were 104 golfers, 20 BC Les Clefs d’Or Members & aspiring members and 11 student volunteers participating this year. Continue Reading
Andrew Van Der Hoeven was the Canadian nominee at this year’s prestigious Andy Pongco Award. The contest took place at the 63rd UICH – Les Clefs d’Or International Congress in Dubai, UAE, from the 10th to the 15th of April 2016.
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