Fort McMurray Quality property re-opens

FORT MCMURRAY, ALTA. — On Sept. 8, Quality Hotel and Conference Centre celebrated its re-opening by honouring the first responders who battled the Alberta wildfires.

L-R: Senior firefighter Graham Paul; Brigitte Diem-Guy, vice-president, sales and marketing, SilverBirch; IAFF 2494 president Nick Waddington; captain Ryan Pitchers.

L-R: Senior firefighter Graham Paul; Brigitte Diem-Guy, vice-president, sales and marketing, SilverBirch; IAFF 2494 president Nick Waddington; captain Ryan Pitchers.

FORT MCMURRAY, ALTA. — On Sept. 8, Quality Hotel and Conference Centre celebrated its re-opening. The event honoured the first responders who battled Alberta’s worst wildfire and celebrated the official re-opening of the hotel after smoke damage to the interior of the building.

The evening included a donation presentation from SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts to the many brave men and women who fought the wildfires.

During the evacuation, SilverBirch properties in Edmonton accommodated Quality Hotel employees and their families as well as many displaced citizens of Fort McMurray.

In addition, SilverBirch hotels across the country raised more than $71,000 through the Friends in Need campaign. Between June 18 and 25, each hotel designated $5 from every room night booked, with the proceeds going to Local 2494 Fort McMurray Fire Fighters Relief Fund. 

In addition, the Quality property also introduced its new leadership team, general manager Jayakrishna (JK) Tiramula and executive chef Christina Bowie.

The hotel offers 153 guestrooms, 12,000 square feet of meeting space, 24-hour fitness centre, 24-hour business centre and seven function rooms. Other services include free local calls, free wireless high-speed Internet and complimentary breakfast buffet.