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2019 Pinnacle Awards Supplier of the Year – Renard International

Steve Renard remembers a time when international recruitment meant a lot of legwork, snail mail, rotary-dial phones and the headaches of telex machines. Needless to...
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2019 Pinnacle Awards Hotelier of the Year – Edwin Frizzell, Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Growing up on Prince Edward Island, Edwin Frizzell developed an affinity for hospitality at an early age. “When you’re born in a place like P.E.I.,...
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2019 Pinnacle Awards Regional Company of the Year – Palm Holdings

The story of Palm Holdings is a true underdog-to-success journey that spans three continents and three generations. Amar Nath Taneja — the entrepreneur who started...
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2019 Pinnacle Awards Company of the Year – Hilton Canada

It’s a great time to operate a hotel in Canada and for Hilton Canada, Hotelier’s Company of the Year, which celebrated 100 years of operation...
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2018 Pinnacle Awards Company of the Year – Groupe Germain Hôtels

Since opening their first hotel in 1988, Christiane and Jean-Yves Germain have established themselves as innovators and leaders within the Canadian boutique-hotel landscape. From a single independent,...
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2018 Pinnacle Awards Regional Company of the Year – Manga Hotels

It’s a Canadian Horatio-Alger story: a new immigrant with no prior experience in the hospitality industry steadily and gradually acquires and builds a stable of successful hotels;...
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2018 Pinnacle Awards Hotelier of the Year – Robert Housez

Robert Housez believes in the Golden Rule — treat others the way you want to be treated. It was hammered into him by his father, his role...
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2018 Pinnacle Awards Supplier of the Year – Destination Canada

Canada is enjoying a place on the world stage, coming off a record-breaking year for Canadian tourism last year, with international arrivals reaching 20.85 million during the...
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2017 Pinnacle Awards Company of the Year – Sandman Hotel Group

How a small, Canadian family-run inn became a thriving international hospitality company. Congratulations Sandman on winning the 2017 Pinnacle Award for Company of the Year.
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2017 Pinnacle Awards Regional Company of the Year – Drake Hotel Properties

Drake Hotel Properties has community engagement at its heart. Congratulations Drake on winning the 2017 Regional Company of the Year.