CANMORE, Alta. — The execs at Metropolitan Hotels have hired Martain Cloutier to manage the Grande Rockies Resort in Canmore, Alberta.
Cloutier has worked in the Canadian Rockies for more than 20 years, including stints at some of its most prestigious hotels and resorts. He recently served as GM of resort operations for Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts, which includes Buffalo Mountain Lodge in Banff and Deer Lodge in Lake Louise. Cloutier was formerly area GM for Bellstar Resorts and Hotels in Canmore.
“It is important to us that the general manager of the Grande Rockies Resort is steeped in local knowledge and has a long track record of success in this unique area,” said Henry Wu, president of Metropolitan Hotels. “We were very fortunate to find an individual of Martain Cloutier’s calibre in Canmore to ensure the Grande Rockies Resort meets Metropolitan Hotel’s high standards, along with the expectations of visitors to Canmore.”
The Grande Rockies Resort recently became a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, and Cloutier will be responsible for ensuring the new resort meets Preferred’s award-winning standards of excellence. “I am very excited to be taking the next step in my career with Metropolitan Hotels,” Cloutier said. “It’s a welcome challenge to bring Metropolitan Hotel’s standard of luxury into Canmore and combine it with Preferred Hotels and Resort’s level of guest services.”