Accent Inns, being a BC owned and operated hotel chain, has long been a supporter and member of the Chambers of Commerce in B.C. On Wednesday we attended the Richmond Chamber of Commerce annual Awards Gala. Very fun and well run event held in the Theatre at the River Rock Hotel in Richmond BC (just a couple of minutes away from the Accent Inn) What made this years event extra special for Accent Inns was the fact that Chris Browne, General Manager of the Accent Inn Vancouver Airport hotel, was nominated and became a finalist for the Business Leadership award. (more…)
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We don’t usually create a list such as this but this has been an extra exciting week for several of our Accent Inn team members. We just had to talk about it!
Katie Bahnsen, General Manager of our Kamloops hotel, is the current president of the Kamloops Accommodation Association. The Kamloops hoteliers joined together in a membership campaign and donated $5 per occupied room on August 1 to the ICCH Wish Fund. Katie had the wonderful honor on behalf of the Association to present a cheque for $9102 to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation. The donated funds will go towards the Intensive Care Unit at RIH.
“It’s such an incredible feeling to work for an organization that supports its staff and encourages community involvement”
Chris Browne, General Manager of the Accent Inn Vancouver Airport hotel, has been nominated for a Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business Leadership Award. Considering his efforts to support the community through Rotary and other groups, we certainly feel the recognition is well deserved. (more…)