Aimbridge Hospitality enters partnership for management of The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler
North America’s largest hotel management group to manage iconic Canadian mountain resort
DALLAS -- OHR Whistler Management Ltd. ("OHRWM"), operator of The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, is pleased to announce an agreement with Aimbridge Hospitality, LLC ("Aimbridge"). Under that agreement, Aimbridge has invested in OHRWM, and effective immediately Evolution Hospitality, a subsidiary of Aimbridge, will work closely with O'Neill Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. ("OHR") to actively lead the day-to-day operation of the Resort.
"We look forward to Aimbridge Hospitality and Evolution Hospitality bringing their focus and expertise to The Westin Whistler," said John O'Neill, President and CEO at OHR. "This partnership will be instrumental in continuing the resort's upward trend and delivering a world-class guest experience to maximize bottom-line performance for the benefit of the 419 home owners of this property."
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, located at the base of Whistler Mountain, offers travelers an unmatched destination with more than 400 residentially-styled suites, boasting features like warming fireplaces, spacious tubs, modern kitchens and stunning mountain views. The Westin Whistler is the only luxury all-suite resort and destination spa in Whistler. This award-winning hotel has twice been named the #1 Ski Resort by Condé Nast Traveler, plus was the host resort for downhill events during the 2010 Winter Olympics.
The luxury resort features Avello Spa & Health Club, plus three dining options. Grill & Vine, the resort's upscale signature restaurant, offers guests vibrant, regionally-inspired cuisine. FireRock Lounge offers cocktails and tapas, and Grab & Go Café provides guests a selection of sandwiches, snacks and coffee. An ideal setting for meetings and events, The Westin Whistler features 14 meeting rooms and a scenic outdoor plaza totaling more than 20,000 square feet of creative event space.
"We are proud to partner with OHR Whistler Management and O'Neill Hotels & Resort," said Dave Johnson, Chairman and CEO at Aimbridge Hospitality. "We are honored to add this iconic resort to our management portfolio and look forward to the positive results this partnership will produce. As our first property in Canada, we view this as a bridge to many more exciting opportunities in the Canadian market."
The Westin Whistler Resort & Spa is located at 4090 Whistler Way, Whistler, British Columbia. For more information, visit the website.
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About Aimbridge Hospitality
Aimbridge Hospitality is the nation’s largest independent hotel investment and management firm with a proven track record for delivering superior returns for its strategic partners in a variety of markets and economic cycles. Aimbridge provides management, asset management, development, renovation and consulting services. Based in Dallas, Texas and with development offices in Dallas, San Clemente, Chicago and Puerto Rico, Aimbridge currently owns and/or manages over 800 upscale, independent and branded hotels with nearly 100,000 rooms across the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, including such affiliations as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Wyndham and Choice Hotels. For more information on Aimbridge Hospitality, please visit www.aimbridgehospitality.com.