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Boutique Appoints Canadian Director

Boutique Hotels & Resorts
International announced today the appointment of Brad Jones as Director
of Guest Operations and Business Development for Canada. After a series of
recent new members in the USA, Europe and the Pacific, Boutique continues
to grow its international operation centers for travel guests and member
hotels, as it demonstrates leadership of the Boutique travel segment.
“The decision to open another operations center reaffirms our commitment
in bringing international luxury and the best of Canada to our business
travelers through a selection of premiere properties. Canadians have
embraced the boutique concept, and our goal is to ensure our independent
member hotels are given full access to the critical global travel market.
Being able to offer Canadian travel planners a country contact that can
assist in international coordination and decision-making also underscores
our commitment to the Boutique brand,” commented EVP & COO, John Sears.

Mr. Jones’ unique background, as a former naval officer and boutique hotel
public relations manager, has provided him with significant international
experience and a solid understanding of the luxury travel market. In his
14 professional years, he has led a variety of initiatives for an
international flag brand, a destination marketing board, a luxury
hospitality group and a multi-national advertising agency.

“Brad Jones brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and professionalism
to Boutique Hotels & Resorts International(R). We are very pleased to have
Brad leading our team in Canada. He knows the specialized boutique market
and will contribute to the continued success of our boutique hotel
members.” Sears continued, “In addition to seeing to the needs of the
corporate and incentive travel community, Brad will be responsible for
guest travel relations, membership affiliation, and integrity of the
Boutique brand in Canada.” Brad can be contacted at
[email protected] Boutique Canadian members include Sundial
Boutique Hotel in Whistler and Ermitage du Lac in Mont Tremblant, Quebec.