There are two very important groups of people that mean everything to Accent Inns; our awesome customers and the very special individuals that make up our team. We know that one of the best ways to provide incredible guest service is to have team members that are engaged, well trained and happy. In that regard our own Kathy Gaudry (HR Manager) recently travelled around to all 5 Accent Inns B.C. hotel locations and our Blue Ridge Inn in Victoria. Read below for Kathy’s comments on the fun process. (more…)
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Tony Mayer, AAA Washington– Whether you have folks trekking to Vancouver for an Alaska Cruise or piling into the 4×4 for a ski weekend in Inland BC, the Accent Inns family of hotels provide clean, comfortable Two-Diamond accommodations at reasonable cost. They’re pet-friendly and offer standard rooms as well as upgraded units with kitchenettes and full 1-bedroom suites.
Both of Accent Inns’ Vancouver locations in Burnaby and Richmond (Vancouver Airport hotel) offer the Stay Park ‘n’Cruise package – one pre-cruise night for two people in a standard room, taxes, round-trip shuttle service to the pier, plus up to 25 days’ parking while on the cruise – all for C$154 in May/June and C$166 from July through September!
If you’re booking a spring getaway to BC’s big hills, Accent Inns is the perfect spot for ski bums to relax! Accent’s locations in Kelowna and Kamloops serve Big White, Silver Star and Sun Peaks Resorts with a Super Ski Getaway Package … the package includes one night for two people in a standard room PLUS lift tickets for two adults! The price is C$193 a night in Kelowna and C$198 a night in Kamloops (tax extra on these).
BONUS DISCOUNT: Should you want 1 night at Kelowna and 1 night at Kamloops, they’ll save an extra $20 off the 2nd night’s room rate!
In addition to these great rates, Travel agents can score great discounts now through April 30th! Kelowna, Victoria & Richmond, Burnaby and Kamloops offer very special agent appreciation discount room rates ($10 for an extra person – upgrade to a unit with kitchenette for $10 more, or a 1-bedroom suite for $30-50 more)
For information or to reserve any of these special rates, contact Accent Inns’ reservation department at 1-800-663-0298
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Phone 425-646-2099 | FAX 425-646-2193
We’ve put together a little list of some of the top gift ideas Accent Inns staff recommend for this holiday season and our friends at Skewed & Reviewed have put together a great video showing their picks for video’s and movies, and we know all about both being that our Burnaby hotel is so close to Electronic Arts (EA), Bridge studios and Vancouver Film Studios. We are so lucky to live here in BC. Our access to gift items is incredible. So whether you live in Victoria, Kelowna, Vancouver, Kamloops, Prince George, Williams Lake, Bella Coola, Falkland, Fort St.John or anywhere else in Beautiful BC, you have access to some of the most awesome presents either in your own backyard or just a short distance away. (more…)
2010/2011 Ski season has come to BC’s interior and here’s a little information about what we consider to be the top 3 ski hills in that area.
Well the white stuff has once again arrived in beautiful B.C. That means all the skiers and snowboarders can store their water skis and skateboards and head to the hills for some awesome downhill fun! This year the weather reports tell us it’s going to be a cold one so make sure and bundle up. Let’s take a look at three of our favourite mountains which are now open and ready. (more…)
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Accent Inns CEO, Mandy Farmer, recognized as one of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs on the 2010 PROFIT W100 list
October 20, 2010, Victoria, BC – In two years, under the leadership of Mandy Farmer, Accent Inns has expanded its markets, greened more of its business process and retained staff far beyond industry standards. They have also had a profitable year while holding true to their company vision of investing back into the community, in light of a poor global economy, an accomplishment elevating Farmer into an elite group of Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs, as recognized by PROFIT magazine’s 12th annual W100 list.
‘Fish for the Future’ program supports British Columbia’s natural environment
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August 24, 2010
New Accent Inns ‘Fish for the Future’ program supports British Columbia’s natural environment
Victoria, B.C. – Accent Inns hotels has just launched a new program that will see to the long-term viability of British Columbia’s natural resources, as they continue to fulfill their vision of supporting local groups that strive towards improving the B.C. environment.
“Building business and building community truly go hand-in-hand,” said Accent Inns CEO Mandy Farmer. “And in launching ‘Fish for the Future’ program, we’re showing that it’s possible for every one of us to make a positive difference in our world – a core value held by Accent Inns.”
The program, underway this month, is simple to support. For each guest who stays at any one of the BC hotel’s locations and shows a valid freshwater or salt water fishing license, Accent Inns will donate $2.00. Accent Inns ‘Fish for the Future’ partners are: Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. and Pacific Salmon Foundation. In addition, the Accent Inns Vancouver Airport hotel also has supporting services for the fishing enthusiasts with free shuttle service to the South Terminal / float plane terminal for the ‘fly-in’ fisherman as well as providing freezer service. (more…)
The 5th Annual Walter Gretzky CNIB Golf Classic is August 5th at Olympic View Golf Club. This year they have many new experiences for the golfers, including a live auction Hawaii Package, featuring return airfare with WestJet, green fees at Wailea Golf Club, and a 5-night stay in deluxe ocean view accommodations at Fairmont Kea Lani!
On the course you have a chance to win 2 cars or $10,000 cash! Activities on the course will include ‘Beat the Blind Golfer’ challenge, a putting contest and a trivia contest! Enticing samples will also be available!
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Accent Inns’ Explore BC Road Trip celebrates the best of British Columbia with special rates and everything from bison to biking to Butchart Gardens
Victoria, BC, June 15, 2010– From encounters with bald eagles, camels, bison or elk, to high tech experiences, some of BC’s best shopping, explorations in wine country, or outdoor adventures, Accent Inns is offering up some of British Columbia’s most unique experiences with their Explore BC rates and packages this summer.
Recently Mandy Farmer, President of the Accent Inn BC Hotel Chain put together a team of Head Office staff to support and participate in the Power to Play Adventure race. Several Accent Inns, staff being the big family that we are, decided to help raise money for the cause with the benefit that if we made our fundraising goal, Terry Farmer Founder and Chairman of Accent Inns would spend time cleaning rooms.