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Montreal (Quebec) - 2017-07-12 00:00:00


Group Germain Hotels is pleased to announce several new appointments within the organization. The Canadian business, rapidly growing from coast to coast, is proud to count on their talented team of professionals who are committed more than ever to promoting the Alt and Le Germain hotel banners.

Monique Strouvens, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing

A graduate in tourism, Monique is passionate about the trends and new technologies that shape the travel industry. Her 30 years of experience in the hotel industry make her a true leader. She joined Group Germain Hotels in the winter of 2017 to oversee all promotion, sales, distribution and marketing activities in order to maximize the company’s growth in the market.

Christina Baldassare, Marketing Director

Christina is a seasoned marketing manager with more than 15 years of experience in the development and management of products and brands. Her expertise in business development, communication, marketing, media creativity and event organization make her a valuable resource for Group Germain Hotels. Christina is responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategy for the Group as a whole in order to ensure strong brand positioning for both hotel banners. She oversees advertising campaigns and the design of various promotional tools.

Marie Pier Germain, Director of Operations

A graduate in mechanical engineering, with a Master’s Degree from the McGill-HEC EMBA program, Marie Pier has been an active member of the family business since 2006. She began her career in Calgary during construction of the Le Germain Hotel real estate complex, taking on key roles that ensured the project’s success. In the years that followed, she went on to manage the team of architects, designers and engineers responsible for the construction and renovation of the company’s hotels, and then took the helm of Alt Hotel Montreal in 2016 as General Manager. Today as Director of Operations, she manages the company’s properties located in the greater Montreal region in addition to overseeing the design and architecture of hotels under construction.

Julie Brisebois, General Manager, Alt Hotel Montreal

Julie’s passion for customer service is a result of working in the hotel industry since 2004. She began her career at Le Germain Hotel Montreal before taking over as General Manager of Alt Hotel Quartier DIX30 in Brossard, and then as General Manager of Alt Hotel Montreal when the hotel opened its doors in 2014. In 2016, Julie set out to Ottawa in order to manage the opening of the brand new Alt Hotel, ensuring the general management was in good hands. One year later, she once again took the helm of Alt Hotel Montreal, succeeding Marie Pier Germain.

Jean Philip Dupré, General Manager, Alt Hotel Ottawa

A graduate in industrial relations, Jean Philip built a solid background in operations management and training in the retail sector before entering the hotel industry where he quickly climbed the ranks. He joined Group Germain Hotels in 2015 as Director of Housekeeping at Alt Hotel Winnipeg, integrating the team responsible for the opening of the hotel. He went on to serve as Director of Rooms at Alt Hotel Winnipeg, Director of Operations for the opening of Alt Hotel Ottawa and then as Business Development Manager at Alt Hotel Winnipeg. Since April 2017 Jean Philip has been at the helm of Alt Hotel Ottawa, a role he has taken on with pride since at 27 years old he is the Group’s youngest General Manager.

About Group Germain Hotels

Group Germain Hotels is a family-run business that owns and operates Le Germain Hotels and Alt Hotels across Canada. Ranked as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed companies, Group Germain Hotels is renowned for the impeccable warmth and style that characterizes its hotels. Since opening their very first property in 1988, the 1000 staff members of Group Germain Hotels have welcomed a multitude of guests, totaling nearly 4 million overnight stays to date. Visit

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  • Julie Tremblay
  • National Public Relations Manager | Group Germain Hotels
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