Marriott International Recognizes SilverBirch’s Vancouver and St. John’s Hotels

Fairfield Inn & Suites® by Marriott St. John’s Newfoundland and Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown Win Performance Awards

Vancouver, BC, May 19, 2016 – SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that Fairfield Inn & Suites® by Marriott St. John’s and Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown have been recognized with 2015 Performance Awards by Marriott International.

Fairfield Inn & Suites® by Marriott St. John’s NewfoundlandThe Fairfield Inn & Suites® by Marriott St. John’s won a Gold Hotel Award and Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown won a Silver Hotel Award.

“All of us at SilverBirch are very proud of this well-deserved recognition for these two hotels by our valued partner Marriott International,” says Steve Giblin, President and CEO, SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts. “The teams at both hotels have an unwavering focus on providing outstanding guest experiences, and it is borne out in the Guest Service Satisfaction Scores they achieved last year. I want to congratulate everyone at the Fairfield Inn & Suites® by Marriott St. John’s and Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown for this recognition.”

Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver DowntownThe Gold Hotel Award puts Fairfield Inn & Suites® by Marriott St. John’s in the top 10 per cent of the Fairfield Inn and Suites® Marriott brand in North America in overall Guest Service Satisfaction (GSS) Score. The hotel ranked second out of 18 hotels in Canada. The Silver Hotel Award puts the Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown in the top 20 per cent of the Residence Inn® brand in North America in the GSS Score, and it is one of only four Residence Inn® by Marriott hotels in Canada to receive a performance award.

About Fairfield Inn & Suites® by Marriott St. John’s Newfoundland
Conveniently located in St. John’s Newfoundland, Fairfield Inn & Suites® offers 2,164 square feet of flexible venue space spacious accommodations and modern technology. Well-appointed rooms offer plush bedding, comfortable workspaces, microwaves, mini-fridges, and flat-screen TVs. Guests at our hotel are also treated to terrific perks like free Wi-Fi access, a complimentary daily breakfast, and a well-equipped fitness room – not to mention an indoor pool and even a waterslide.

About Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown
Welcoming guests to discover a balanced and energized home away from home, the Residence Inn® Vancouver Downtown features all the amenities needed to make time on the road comfortable and productive. Whether a seasoned business traveller looking for corporate accommodations, or a leisure traveller seeking extra space for the family, our extended-stay hotel’s downtown location in Vancouver, BC, modern amenities and intuitive service will bring joy to your travel experience. Featuring studio and one-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas along with fully-equipped kitchens for all the comforts of home, the hotel also provides free wireless Internet access so guests can stay connected, a free hot breakfast served daily, complimentary grocery shopping service, an impressive fitness center and atrium pool. On-site meeting spaces include an executive boardroom and our warm and inviting Gatehouse which can host receptions for up to 100 persons.

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

-30-

For more information, please contact:

Stacey Morton
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
604.646.8787
smorton@silverbirchhotels.com
Samantha Kent
NATIONAL Public Relations
604.691.7391
skent@national.ca