Bellstar Hotels & Resorts receives multiple hospitality industry awards including “Employer of Choice” and “Best Fractional Resort in North America”
For Immediate Release
March 06, 2013
CALGARY, AB (March 6, 2013) – Bellstar Hotels & Resorts has recently won a number of prestigious industry awards, which continues to anchor the company as Western Canada’s leading resort development and management company as it enters its 10th year of operation.
Significant accolades include: Employer of Choice designation for 2013 by the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) for exceptional Human Resources practices at all five of the company’s Canmore resorts; the Global GNEX award for Best Fractional Resort in North America for Spirit Ri
dge Vineyard Resort & Spa; and Most Scenic in Canada by Reader's Digest for Kokanee Springs Golf Resort, hole number five.
Recent additional recognition includes: Resort Hospitality Business of the Year by the Vancouver Island Business Association for the Beach Club Resort; and Canadian Lodging Association Housekeeping Award of the Year.
Ed Romanowski, President & CEO of Bellstar Group, is extremely pleased with the company’s progress over the past ten years: "This is an incredible way to enter our tenth year of operation here at Bellstar, with some very prestigious industry awards for our collection of properties,” said Romanowski. “The success of our company reflects the determined and orchestrated efforts of a stellar team of individuals which has resulted in eleven destination resorts as well as private mountain home collections. I thank each and everyone of them for their continued support.”
President & COO of Bellstar, Ralf Strub adds: “Bellstar is consistently recognised for high levels of customer engagement and service, which has proved evidently to be the backbone of our success over the past ten years. This must be attributed to our incredible staff’s loyal and conscientious attitude and eagerness to succeed.”
Demonstrating Bellstar's willingness to see things from the individual staff member perspective, Ed Romanowski was recently featured on W Network's Undercover Boss Canada. He went undercover to work anonymously alongside his award-winning staff, getting first-hand experience in the roles of housekeeping, maintenance, laundry, spa and guest services departments, as a new recruit. Upon revealing his true position to unsuspecting team members, each was rewarded with significant travel experience to demonstrate Bellstar’s appreciation and gratitude.
About Bellstar Hotels & Resorts
Bellstar manages and develops destination resorts and boutique hotels in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains and in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort near Golden, B.C., Vancouver Island and the B.C. interior at Crawford Bay. The boutique hospitality brand combines award-winning service, employment standards and marketing excellence to deliver exceptional resort experiences for guests and owners alike. For more information on Bellstar visit www.bellstar.ca.
Marisa Cuglietta Bellstar PR Representation Hawksworth Communications Ph: 604.609.6678 E: firstname.lastname@example.org