Atlific Hotels & Resorts

Atlific Hotels & Resorts

July 10, 2007 13:00 ET

Philippe Gadbois Joins Atlific Hotels & Resorts as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - Mr. Philippe Gadbois joins the executive management team at Atlific Hotels & Resorts today as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing.

Atlific Hotels & Resorts is a multi-brand hotel management company with 34 hotels in Canada. Experiencing the most dramatic growth in its 48 year history, Atlific added 7 hotels to its portfolio in the past 9 months, and plans to open another 6 properties. "We are extremely pleased that Mr. Gadbois joins the team at Atlific Hotels & Resorts during this significant expansion program," stated Robert Chartrand, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Atlific Hotels & Resorts. "Mr. Gadbois' 35 years of senior management experience will enable him to spearhead the company's revenue growth," added Chartrand.

"It is an exciting time for Atlific Hotels & Resorts, Canada's premier hotel management company. With a vast network of sales personnel and a strong operational, sales and marketing team across Canada and the United States, Atlific offers hotel owners and investors solid sensible hotel management," stated Philippe Gadbois, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Atlific Hotels & Resorts. "Developing each hotel's ability to promote their services, enhance their image, and of course increase their profitability, has earned this company tremendous respect and attention and I plan to continue in that tradition," added Gadbois.

Mr. Gadbois held senior positions at Realstar Hospitality Corp. and owned a fully integrated hotel consulting firm. He spent 25 years with Hilton International where he became President and CEO of Hilton Canada Inc. Gadbois, a graduate of Universite de Montreal was a Vice Chair of the Hotel Association of Canada and the founding Chairman of the Business Council for Tourism Issues. He will be based in the Atlific Hotels & Resorts Toronto office.

Atlific Hotels & Resorts, www.atlific.com with offices in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver, is a multi-brand hotel management company now operating 34 hotels in Canada, with 6 more scheduled to open. Together Atlific and US parent company, Ocean Properties, Ltd., make up the fifth largest privately owned hotel management company in North America, operating over 140 hotels including independent hotels and resorts such as Ottawa's Lord Elgin and Ontario's Deerhurst Resort, as well as internationally recognized hotel brands such as Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Sheraton, Hilton, Westin, Ramada, Choice Hotels and Days Inn.

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