JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and the Douglas, Autograph Collection have announced Graeme Benn as dual property general manager for the hotels. In his new role, Benn is responsible for overseeing both luxury properties, which anchor the buzz-worthy Parq Vancouver entertainment experience in downtown Vancouver.
Exceptionally suited to lead the prestigious hotels, Benn joins the team with over 35 years of experience earned at hospitality venues across the globe. He has worked in leadership roles at respected brands such as Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Marriott International, Coast Hotels, and Delta Hotels, and holds an MBA from the University of Guelph. Today, Benn is honoured to continue the incredible work of his predecessor Marion Harper Treskin, who retired from her position in July.
“I’m thrilled to join the incredible team at JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and the Douglas, which are in the epicentre of Vancouver’s electric entertainment district. Over the years, these hotels have evolved into globally recognized properties located in the heart of an enviable city,” says Benn. “I’m excited to build on this momentum and continue offering guests the impeccable, personalized service and luxurious comforts they have come to expect from a visit to our hotels.”
The Michelin Guide recently added the Douglas, Autograph Collection, to its curated selection of hotels worldwide. Benn’s immediate plans include creating opportunities for further accolades by introducing strategic programs and initiatives to both hotels that will raise the bar for luxury and comfort.
“We’re honoured to be a part of the Michelin Guide’s hotel selection,” says Benn.