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Montreal (Quebec) - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

GROUP GERMAIN HOTELS RECEIVES PINNACLE AWARD OF 2018 COMPANY OF THE YEAR, AWARDED BY KOSTUCH MEDIA
LE GERMAIN HOTEL QUEBEC RANKED AMONG THE BEST HOTELS IN CANADA

Group Germain Hotels is proud to have been named Hotelier’s Company of the Year for 2018, by the prestigious Pinnacle Awards. Considered as the Oscars of the industry, the Pinnacle Awards presented by Kostuch Media, recognize excellence in the areas of leadership, initiative and business excellence.

This is the second Pinnacle Award for Group Germain Hotels, as it was awarded Regional Company of the year in 2011. Highlighting an exceptionally successful year for the company, this award recognizes the development and growth of Group Germain Hotels across Canada since its beginning thirty years ago. “This year’s winning companies are transforming and altering the foodservice and hospitality landscape one concept at a time, through creativity, innovation and entrepreneurialism,” says Rosanna Caira, editor and publisher, Kostuch Media Limited.

Pioneer of the Hotel Boutique concept in Canada, family-owned Group Germain Hotels has accomplished the incredible feat of opening five hotels within an 18-month period. Alt Hotel St-John’s (fall 2017), Le Germain Hotel Ottawa (spring 2018); Alt Hotel Calgary East Village (fall 2018) and Alt Hotel Saskatoon (early 2019) were added to the cross-country network. Additionally, Group Germain Hotels inaugurated its new hotel banner: Alt+ Hotel. Located in the trendy Quartier DIX30 in Brossard (Quebec), Alt+ is a loft-style boutique hotel featuring studio-inspired rooms.

“We are extremely proud of our accomplishments of the past 30 years, this recognition from the industry is especially touching” says Christiane Germain, co-president of Group Germain Hotels. “This award recognizes our company’s success, our efforts in training and integration as well as our involvement in local communities,” adds Jean-Yves Germain, co-president of Group Germain Hotels.

LE GERMAIN HOTEL QUEBEC RANKED AMONG THE BEST HOTELS IN CANADA

Condé Nast Traveler magazine has unveiled the results of its 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking Le Germain Hotel Quebec 17th best hotel in Canada. “It is a great honor to be part of the Condé Nast Traveler Awards, one of the most prestigious publications in the luxury travel industry,” says Christiane Germain, co-president of Group Germain Hotels. “To provide attentive service in the inviting environment of our boutique hotel is our daily priority,” adds Sarah Côté, general manager Le Germain Hotel Quebec. “We are delighted that our exceptional hospitality philosophy resonates with the readers and travelers.”

About Condé Nast Traveler readers’ Choice Awards

Almost 430,000 readers have submitted their reviews and comments on their recent travel experiences, including cities, islands, hotels, resorts, cruise ships, airlines and airports across the world. Complete results can be found on the web at: https://www.cntraveler.com/readers-choice-awards/canada-top-hotels.

About Le Germain Hotels

Pioneer of the boutique hotel concept in Canada, Le Germain believes in the importance of staying small and intimate. Whether in Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, Charlevoix or Ottawa, we make sure our guests are welcomed warmly and enjoy attentive and personalized service throughout their stay. Our carefully designed rooms with their timeless charm complete the guest experience, an experience of elegance. Le Germain Hotels: It’s in the details.

About Group Germain Hotels

Group Germain Hotels is a Canadian family-run business that owns and operates Le Germain Hotels, Alt and Alt+ Hotels across Canada. Ranked as one of Canada’s best managed companies, the business is known for its exceptional hospitality philosophy and the unique style that characterizes its hotels. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018 the 1 250-employee company, aims to become the first independent hotel company to offer travelers a cross-Canada network of 20 hotels by 2020.

Information:
France Savard
Senior public relations coordinator
Groupe Germain Hôtels
fsavard@groupegermain.com