PEOPLE update March 10, 2020

Anatoly Kondratenko joins Accor. Duncan Chiu now on Marriott development team. Greg Fleming now GM at Alt Hotel St. John's. New appointments for IHG Canada. Restaurant Canada chair Guy Laframboise. Krista Bax named go2HR CEO. Donnalu Sabo joins HAC.

Photos from Canadian VIP Leadership dinner

Andrew Reese, Ecolab, organizer Jason Cheskes, Above the Line Solutions and Trevor Hagel, Travelodge. Over 60 of the...

Hyatt Canada adds Jeff Waters to its team

TORONTO — Five years ago, Hyatt started building its Canadian development team by hiring Scott Richer. Last year, they added Chrissy Dizon. Now Jeff Waters is joining as regional VP of operations and and sales for Canada and Northeast Region.

New owners, makeover for Naramata Heritage Inn

NARAMATA, B.C. – Four B.C. hospitality players have come together to buy and renovate the Naramata Heritage Inn. They include a renowned chef, a marketing expert, a design and landscaping expert, and the former CEO of A&W.

PEOPLE update as of Feb. 25, 2020

Janak Bhawnani now VP Operations at Easton's Group. David Robinson is now interim president and CEO at Destination Canada. RLHC has an interim president and CEO as well.

Ingrid Jarrett takes over as BCHA president and CEO

The BC Hotel Association has appointed Ingrid Jarrett as president and CEO. Ingrid has more than three decades of experience in hospitality and tourism, and she is the first female president/CEO in the organization’s 103-year history.

PEOPLE update as of Feb. 11, 2020

Andrew Chlebus promoted at LG. Aimbridge appoints Kevin Detz. Julie Chan-McConnell's new job at Choice. Read about Michelle Weber at Fairfield Orillia, Shane Bage at ROO, and John Wilson at New Castle.

Chemistry Consulting’s changing of the guard

VICTORIA — Chemistry Consulting, the Victoria-based human resource consulting company owned and run by Frank Bourree and Christine (Stoneman) Willow for the past 14 years, has new owners.

PEOPLE update Jan. 28, 2020

Amy Ballard moves to Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley. IHG promotes Heather Balsley and Jennifer Gribble. Kent Murray is now a dual GM. New chef at Sudbury Lodge. IHG Owners Association Board changes.

Realstar Hospitality strengthens executive team for 2020

TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality today announced changes to its senior leadership team. This restructure aligns with the company’s tactical growth plan for 2020.