Westin Bayshore announces new GM

VANCOUVER — The Westin
Bayshore, Vancouver has named Martin L. Leclerc its new general manager, it was
announced Feb. 9.

Leclerc’s career
began in 1991 at Alberta’s Jasper Park Lodge, where he worked in various
positions in food and beverage. In 1997, he joined Delta Hotels as
director of operations at the Delta Vancouver Airport, and in 2000, he was
promoted to acting general manager at the Delta Pacific Resort, in Richmond,
B.C. From there, he went on to become general manager of the Delta Victoria
Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa and the Delta Beauséjour, in New Brunswick.

In 2006, Leclerc
joined Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and held various general manager positions
at The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, in Montreal; The Fairmont Empress, in
Victoria, B.C., and The Fairmont Nanjing Hotel & Residences, in China. Since
2014, Leclerc has been the general manager of The St. Regis Tianjin, in China,
part of Marriott International.

“Martin’s extensive
global experience across a multitude of brands and strong record of success in
managing major hotel properties makes him the perfect fit for one of the
Vancouver’s most prominent hotel properties,” said Don Cleary, president of
Marriott Hotels of Canada, in a release.