Awards

Over the last year several Atlific Hotels have been recognized with highly esteemed awards.
Congratulations to our award winners:

Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour
2007 Hotel of the Year – Marriott International
2007 Food & Beverage Excellence – Marriott International
2007 Leadership and Support of Maintenance & Upkeep Award – Marriott International
2007 EDGE Award – Marriott International
2007 Nominee – Outstanding Customer Service Award – Victoria Chamber of Commerce
2006 Customer Excellence Award – Marriott International
2006 Food and Beverage Excellence Award – Marriott International
2006 Outstanding Customer Service Award – Victoria Chamber of Commerce
2006 Greatest Resolution in Problem Experienced – Marriott International

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Downtown Vancouver
This hotel received the Hotel Association of Canada’s Hall of Fame Award of Excellence for Humanitarianism in 2007. The Association highlighted the hotel’s responsiveness to the local community, significant charitable accomplishments, and exemplary leadership and commitment in making its
selection.
2007 Vancouver Tourism Award – Guest Services Supervisor

Magnolia Hotel & Spa
In 2009, the 22nd annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards recognized the Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria’s four-diamond, European-
style boutique hotel & Spa, as number twenty-two on the top 30 Canadian Hotels list.
2008, Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, 7th in Canada
2007, Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, 3rd in Canada

Vancouver Island Conference Centre
The Vancouver Island Conference Centre proudly accepted the Silver Service Award from Meeting
Professionals International (MPI), British Columbia chapter. Chosen out of 180 venue members, the
Conference Centre received the service award based on a long lis
t of criteria, including outstanding
service and attention to detail.
2009 VIREB Commercial Building Awards

Judges award for Excellence
2009 VIREB Commercial Building Awards

Excellence in the Community Institutional category.
2008/2009 Golder
Sustainability Award
2008 Masonry Design Awards

Award of Excellence
2008 Canadian Urban Institute’s Brownie Award

Sustainable Remediation Technologies and
Technological Innovations

2008 Vancouver Regional Construction Association Awards

Gold Award
Winner
2007 Leading EDG Award

Quality Infrastructure
2007 Awards for Engineering Excellence

Award of Merit
2007 Canadian Consulting Engineering Award

Award of Excellence in Building
2007 Nortel Innovation Solutions Award

Unified Network Design
Holiday Inn International Vancouver Airport
Frequently recognized for outstanding guest service and quality of facilities, the hotel has won numerous
awards (as one of the top 20 Holiday Inn Hotels in North America) including:
Torchbearer Award (7 time wi
nner), Intercontinental Hotels Group
Intercontinental Hotels Quality Excellence Award
Best of The Best

Executive Housekeeper Award
Best of The Best

Front Office Manager Award
North West Commercial Travelers’ Association Of Canada, Hospitality Award
Quality Inn Northern Grand:
The Quality Inn Northern Grand is a
Choice Hotel’s Gold Award
winner for service, cleanliness and
hospitality.
In 2010
won the
APEX A
ward
through C
hoice
H
otels for the Best Renovation/Redesign. This national
award is designed to recognize superior hotel renovations and redesigns that have been completed
throughout the year.
Econo Lodge Fort St. John
Received a 100% housekeeping score from Choice Hotels.
Best Western Wayside Inn &
Suites
An 18

time winner of the Travel Alberta Housekeeping Award.
Best Western
Director’s Choice Award 2007 from Best Western. This award is given to the top 20% of the North
American hotels.
The Sterling Service Award for Front Desk Excellence 2007 aw
arded through BC Hospitality Industry in
conjunction with the BC/Yukon Hotel Association.
The hotel team placed # 1 in the Vancouver Coast and Mountains district and in the top 4 for British
Columbia.
Vantage Inn & Suites
Winner of the Alberta Hotel
& Lodging Association Housekeeping award for 2008, 2007 and 2006.
Merit Hotel
The Merit Hotel
& Suites is
winner of the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association’s Housekeeping Award of
Excellence, h
onouring the levels of excellence in cleanliness, comfort and
maintenance; winning the
award continuously since 2003.
Holiday Inn Winnipeg South
The Holiday Inn Winnipeg South was awarded by the Manitoba Business Leadership Network, “Employer
of the Year 2007” for a small or medium

size business for innovation in
employment equity for persons
with disabilities. Our hotel was recognized specifically for the efforts we have made in providing
employment and making appropriate accommodations for persons with disabilities and for persons
requiring supported employment.
Residence Inn by Marriott Toronto Airport
awards:
Gold Award for Marriott Brand Guest Satisfaction Survey’s Overall Satisfaction results for year 2007

To
achieve this award the score for the year must average between 91.0

92.9%
2007 Highest Quality
Assurance in Canada for Marriott Residence Inn Brand
2007 Highest Overall Guest Satisfaction Survey Results in Canada for Marriott Residence Inn Brand
2006 Highest Quality Assurance in Canada for Marriott Residence Inn Brand
2006 Highest Overall Guest Sa
tisfaction Survey Results in Canada for Marriott Residence Inn Brand
Platinum Award for Marriott Brand Guest Satisfaction Survey’s Overall Satisfaction results for year 2006

To achieve this award the score for the year must average at 93.0%+
Residence
Inn by Marriott London Downtown
Received the following awards from Marriott International:
2008 Most Improved RevPar
2008 Most Improved RevPar Index

Canada
2008 Most Improved RevPar Index

Marriott International
2008 Highest ESSOC

Canada
2008 Director
of the Year

Marriott International
Lord Elgin
In 2008,
The Lord Elgin Hotel
received top honours
as ‘Star Property’ at the Ottawa Tourism’s
Stars of
the City Gala. The Lord Elgin’s Christopher Ward won ‘Evening Star’ for his consistent service above and
beyond
guests’
expectations.
Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown
In 2006 won the most impro
ved Guest Satisfaction Scores for Residence Inn Canadian Region.
Holiday Inn Stephenville
This hotel received the Prestigious
Intercontinental Hotels Group
Torch Bearer Award in 2006 and 2007.
This award is presented to one of only 69 properties in the IHG system of more than 3800 hotels for
achieving the highest levels of excellence in all aspects of operation

from quality to customer
satisfaction.
Kathy
MacKerricher, General Manager, Inn at the Quay, was named New Westminster Chamber of
Commerce, Business Person of the Year.
November 18, 2009.
Kathy MacKerricher, General Manager of Inn at the Quay since 1988, was named Business Person of the
Year by
the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce. Her many accomplishments include, but are not
limited to:

A dramatic renovation that was completed in March 2009, which included renaming the property,
new logo, new advertising, and expanded marketing through inter
net channels

Inn at the Quay achieved a 95+% rating from guests concerning their intent to return

Received the prestigious Four Green Key Hotel Association of Canada’s Eco

Rating

Kathy leads her team with numerous civic contributions such as sponsoring fa
milies at Christmas
and many dozens of donations/gifts to various community fund raisers and charities

Has led the community for the past 10+ years through her donated time as President of Tourism
New Westminster

Has been a charter member of the Royal City
Rotary Club for 17 years and a Director for the past
15 years

On a personal note, Kathy has raised $65,000 for the Canadian Diabetes Association, is a
marathon runner and an extensive traveller.