Marcel Berube Appointed GM of New Hilton Airport Hotel Complex
Calgary, Alberta – January 2013 – Hilton Worldwide announced the appointment of Marcel Berube as complex general manager of the Calgary Airport Hotels & Conference Centre, the company’s first three-flag hotel development in Canada. Berube will oversee the operations of the135-room Hampton Inn and 122-room Homewood Suites which are scheduled to open in late 2013. He will report directly to Hilton Worldwide Area Vice President, Thomas Loughlin.
“Calgary Airport Hotels & Conference Centre creates a significant hotel presence for the Hilton system in Canada and Marcel’s proven track record in the Calgary market paves the way for our success,” said Loughlin. “We are delighted to welcome Marcel to Hilton and look forward to providing a broad range of hospitality experiences for business and leisure travelers alike,” he added.
Berube joins the Hilton family with 21 years of Canadian hospitality experience, most recently with SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts where he was general manager of the Radisson Calgary Airport for the past two years. Prior to that, he served as the general manager of the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre Fort McMurray. Berube has also held management positions with both Radisson Hotel Edmonton South and The Delta Edmonton South hotels.
A native of Moncton, New Brunswick, Berube holds a Hotel & Restaurant Management Diploma from SAIT Polytechnic. Active in Canadian hospitality organizations, he served as president of the Fort McMurray Hotel Association in 2008 and again in 2010.
Strategically located just seconds north of the Calgary International Airport, the Calgary Airport Hotels & Conference Centre is a hospitality development, when completed, will feature three hotels managed and franchised under the brand portfolio of Hilton Worldwide. Future plans call for the addition of a full-service 268-room Hilton hotel and a 30,000 square-foot conference center. The complex developer is Prestige Hospitality.