September 23, 2009
Danielle Durand has been appointed director of sales for the upcoming Hotel Le Germain Calgary.
The announcement was made by Christopher Vachon, who, in July, was appointed general manager of the property.
Durand’s responsibilities include identification, development, and maintenance of individual and group property sales and marketing. She also oversees the sales and catering managers and support staff.
An Alberta tourism and hospitality veteran with more than 17 years experience, Durand has spent the majority of her career with Hilton Canada Hotels, in Edmonton and Toronto.
From 2004 to 2009, she was director of sales and marketing for Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, in Calgary.
A 20-storey development, Le Germain Calgary will feature 40 luxury condominium units above two separate buildings that will house a 143-room boutique hotel and office tower.
It is expected to open in January, 2010.