Suzanne Allemeir wins GM of the Year, SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts

General Manager, Suzanne Allemeier, Awarded Opening GM of the Year Award by Residence Inn® Marriott®

Suzanne-Allemeier--Steve-GiblinVancouver, B.C., July 3, 2013 – Suzanne Allemeier, General Manager of Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown, has been awarded the 2013 Opening General Manager of the Year Award by Residence Inn® Marriott®.

The Opening General Manager of the Year Award recognizes a general manager who demonstrates outstanding leadership and management skills to help the hotel achieve exceptional financial results and high guest satisfaction during the hotel’s opening year. This year’s award was open to general managers of hotels that opened between August 2011 and August 2012.

“This award is a reflection of the amazing and talented team that I have the honour of working with every day,” said Suzanne. “The team’s dedication to deliver the ‘Home away from home’ experience to our guests has resulted in a remarkable opening year for us and we hope to continue carrying this success into the future.”

Suzanne assumed the General Manager position with Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown in December 2011 and played a vital role in integrating the hotel team leading up to the grand opening in July 2012. Prior to this, she was the General Manager of the Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown and Guest Services Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Georgia. Suzanne is also currently the Past-Chair of the Hotel Association of Vancouver.

The Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown is a 201-room all-suite hotel with well-equipped kitchens, free WiFi and in-room high-speed internet access, enhanced work desks, ergonomically designed chairs, luxury bedding and daily complimentary hot breakfast.

About SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies and manages over 20 hotels and resorts across Canada. The company manages independent hotels and hotels operating under major franchise brands, such as Marriott, Radisson, Hilton, Quality and Best Western. www.silverbirchhotels.com

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For more information, please contact:
Stacey Morton
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
604.646.8787
smorton@silverbirchhotels.com