PEOPLE update Nov. 26, 2019

Adrian Beers and Kay Bonsu join Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Constantin Nassif moves to Sageblan. Sol Zia leads the Calgary Hotels Association.


Adrian Beers, left, and Kay Bonsu, right, have joined Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Adrian Beers, left, and Kay Bonsu, right, have joined Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Adrian Beers and Kay Bonsu have joined the culinary team
at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Beers will serve as food and beverage director while Bonsu is the
hotel’s new executive chef. Beers most recently spent more than a decade as
food and beverage manager at the Lake Louise Ski Resort. He brings more than 35
years of experience to his new role and will oversee Fairmont Hot Springs’
seven distinct restaurant and café concepts as well as banquet and wedding
facilities. Bonsu previously held chef positions at various properties in
Ontario, including the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. He was also part of
the culinary leadership team during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, BC,
where over 77,000 meals were served to athletes and staff. The current roster
of food and beverage experiences at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort include the
Bear’s Paw Bar & Grill, Antlers at the Lodge, Steamers Café, Desperados,
Poolside Snack Bar, Mountainside Grille and Dapper’s Landing as well as several
special event venues and banquet facilities.

Constantin Nassif
has been appointed executive director of assets, with Montreal-based Sageblan
Investments Ltd. Sageblan is a real estate investment firm with a portfolio
that includes two hotels, the 353-room Hôtel Place Dupuis in downtown Montreal
and the 127-room Hôtel Plaza Valleyfield in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Québec. Nassif joined the company
in October, after more than two and a half years with Carbonleo, a private
Quebec-based property development and management company. Nassif was most
recently senior director, asset management, with Carbonleo.

is the new executive director of the Calgary
Hotel Association. Zia was appointed in October 2019 and brings experience in
both marketing and politics to the role. He succeeds Peggy Athans, an
experienced executive director who left the role in August 2019 after more than
two years in the role.