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Hall of Fame Awards of Excellence - Rewarding Strong Industry Standards


The Hotel Association of Canada’s Hall of Fame Awards of Excellence Program was developed in 2004 with the purpose of recognizing those of its members (individuals, companies, properties) that have demonstrated significant accomplishments, exemplary leadership and tireless commitment to Canada’s lodging industry.

Awards are presented annually to HAC members in the following categories:

The Humanitarian Award Winner: Scott Allison, Vice President, Owner & Franchise Relations & Operations, Marriott Hotels of Canada
The purpose of this award is to recognize those working in or who are affiliated with Canada’s lodging industry who demonstrate dedication and responsiveness to the needs of the local, national and/or global community.

The Human Resources Award Winner: Carolyn J. Clark, Senior VP, Human Resources Americas, FRHI Hotels & Resorts
Given for programs/individuals that develop a climate conducive to new and/or repeat business, create goodwill among guests, provide special services, reverse negative public relations situations or effectively solve guest complaints.

The Green Key Energy & Environment Award Winners: The Pemberton Valley Hotel
Recognizes lodging properties that have developed a culture towards integrating environmental management practices that improve everyday operations and the bottom line, while maintaining quality service and meeting guest expectations.

The Green Key Meetings Award: The International Centre
Recognizes properties (hotels, motels, resorts, convention centers, golf courses etc.) that have incorporated environmental initiatives to its meeting and event spaces which minimize their negative impact on the environment; from energy and water consumption, travel & transportation, food & beverage, handouts, garbage and more.

Awards will be presented at the HAC Annual Conference in Toronto on February 29 & March 1, 2016 at the Hilton Toronto Hotel.

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