Vancouver, BC, March 9, 2017 – Doubletree by Hilton™ West Edmonton has been recognized with four global awards. The awards include Employer of Choice, for the second consecutive year; Leader of the Year, recognizing General Manager Grant McCurdy; the CARE Cup, which recognizes hotels that “Create A Rewarding Experience” (CARE) for guests, fellow team members and for the communities in which they serve; and Hilton’s highest global recognition, the Connie Award, acknowledging the top Hilton Worldwide hotel for exceptional product and outstanding service.
“We are incredibly proud to be honoured with four awards recognizing our commitment to culture, leadership and guest experiences,” says Grant McCurdy, General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton™ West Edmonton. “Our hotel team has an unwavering focus on providing outstanding guest experiences, and I want to congratulate everyone at the DoubleTree by Hilton™ West Edmonton for the well-deserved recognition.
The hotel bested hundreds of competitors from Alberta and around the globe. This is the second year Doubletree by Hilton™ West Edmonton has received the Employer of Choice designation from Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association. The designation requires an intense audit of the hotel’s strategy and practice and a comprehensive employee opinion survey.
The Connie Award is the highest hotel honour across all Hilton Worldwide brands, awarded to an elite few based on their exemplary performance. The Doubletree by Hilton™ West Edmonton beat out more than 400 competitors to win the CARE Cup. Awarded semi-annually, CARE recognizes the “best of the best” DoubleTree by Hilton™ hotels for bringing to life the brand’s globally-recognized CARE program.
Driving the hotel’s performance, McCurdy was also honoured with Hilton’s Leader of the Year Award, presented to the General Manager, Hotel Manager or Resident Manager that best represents the DoubleTree by Hilton Brand Promise in their hotel, with their management company and in the community.
“I’m honoured to be personally recognized,” says McCurdy. “These awards are an incredible recognition of our entire team’s commitment and dedication to creating exceptional experiences for not only our guests, but also for our team and community.”
About DoubleTree by Hilton™ West Edmonton
The DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton is the perfect oasis whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure. Centrally located, the hotel is minutes from West Edmonton Mall, home to great shopping, entertainment and dining.
Within the hotel’s 38,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, you will find the state-of-the-art SilverBirch Conference Centre®, offering seven meeting rooms serving both small and large meetings and the Connections Café®, providing unlimited all day access to FREE wireless internet and a selection of inspiring morning and afternoon refreshments featuring espresso machines, an incredible assortment of homemade, small indulgences, and healthy treats – all at no extra cost. Additional banquet space is available in the hotel where you can select from one of two grand ballrooms or choose one of 15 meeting rooms.
Dine at Stages Kitchen & Bar or discover a unique experience at the Mayfield Dinner Theater – combining Las Vegas style entertainment with an extensive buffet.
About SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is one of Canada’s leading hotel operations and asset management companies and manages a large portfolio of full-service, focused service and extended stay hotels across Canada. The company manages hotels operating under major franchise brands, such as Marriott, Hilton and Radisson. www.silverbirchhotels.com
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