Oak Bay Beach Hotel Named Business of the Year

Oak Bay Beach Hotel Named Business of the Year

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel has been honoured with the prestigious title of Air Canada Business of the Year at this year’s Canadian Tourism Awards, presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) in Ottawa.

The Canadian Tourism Awards, a highly anticipated event in the industry, recognizes outstanding contributions and excellence in the Canadian tourism industry. From outstanding teams and organizations to individual luminaries who surpass all expectations, exemplifying a commitment to provide nothing short of exceptional tourism experiences from coast to coast to coast.

“This recognition is a tribute to the dedication, passion, and unwavering commitment of what I can only describe as a kick butt team of tourism professionals at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel,” says Madone Pelan, general manager of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. “I am filled with pride to be part of an industry that embodies resilience, innovation, and perseverance. The stories of grit and determination shared over these past few years have not only enriched us but have also inspired a collective commitment to higher standards.”

Additionally, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel’s Sales Manager, Bella Yan, was recognized as a Future Leader, presented by Air Canada, at the Canadian Tourism Congress.

This latest recognition adds to Oak Bay Beach Hotel’s growing list of accolades, further solidifying its position as a leader in the hospitality industry. Recent awards include Top 25 Spas in Canada by the Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards 2023, #7 Best Hotel in Western Canada by Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards for 2023, the Hotel has also been presented with the 2022 4VI Employer of the Year Award, and the #1 Best Hotel for the 2022 Times Colonist Reader’s Choice Awards, showcasing the hotel’s consistent pursuit of excellence.

General Manager Madone Pelan receiving Business of the Year Award