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December 2014 winner David Shacket with Councillor Kerry Jang

December 2014 Winner David Shacket of the Listel Hotel

My husband and I spent 4 nights here recently and the staff were consistently very pleasant and helpful.  However, our experience last night is causing me to wake up and write a review.  We were trying to get a cab … read more


November 2014 Winner Savithri Perimal of the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

I was having some extreme anxiety accompanied with a great deal of crying.  Aside from doing her cleaning in an efficient manner she was also a huge asset in making a guest feel better.  She didn’t spend more than she … read more

October 2014 Winner Suzana Perri of the Vancouver Convention Centre with Acting Mayor Raymond Louie

October 2014 Winner Suzana Perri of the Vancouver Convention Centre

I especially would like to commend Suzana Perri.  She was extremely helpful and went out of her way to assist me in finding the wallet.  On top of her helpfulness, Suzana was kind enough to actually give me $5 out … read more

September 2014 winner Courtney Blishe with Acting Mayor Raymond Louie

September 2014 winner Courtney Blishen of the Delta Vancouver Suites

  I was a guest recently at your Vancouver Delta Suites and I wanted to let you know about my positive experience.  As a former flight attendant, I have stayed at countless hotels in the US, Canada and Mexico and … read more

August 2014 winner Eri Fujii with Deputy Mayor Tim Stevenson

August 2014 Winner Eri Fujii of the Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown

We stayed at this hotel for 6 nights and Eri help us to check-in.  At the beginning she was already very polite, helpful and knowledgeable.  During our stays she helped us booked to Whistler which everything went well.  Then during … read more

July 2014 Winner Sheila Brodland with Deputy Mayor Tim Stevenson

July 2014 Winner Sheila Brodland of Coast Mountain Bus Company

I am from the States and not very used to public transit, being from a  town of 20,000 people who all drive.  I went to Granville Island from Metrotown via the Skytrain and then route 50 but had some trouble … read more

June 2014 Winner Carla Rich with Deputy Mayor Andrea Reimer

June 2014 Winner Carla Rich of Landsea Tours

I work at the Delta and was at the front desk trying to arrange a wheelchair for one of my guests who had fallen and twisted both ankles (they were due to go on a cruise at noon).  Carla dropped … read more


May 2014 Winner Ed Stone of Pacific Coach Lines

I dropped my passport on the coach when traveling from Vancouver to the ferry for Victoria.  I contacted PCL and was told my passport had not been found.  However, Ed Stone made a special trip to the coach on which … read more

Vancouver Tourism Student Award winner Rebecca Rosen

Vancouver Tourism Student Award winner Rebecca Rosen

The Vancouver Tourism Student Award is presented each year to a Capilano University student enrolled in a tourism or outdoor recreation-related program. This $1000 scholarship is intended to assist a student who demonstrates an exceptional sense of service, caring and … read more

March 2014 Winner Victoria Delleva with Deputy Mayor Kerry Jang

April 2014 Winner Victoria Delleva of the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre

Victoria exemplifies service excellence in her attitude, ability to anticipate guests’ needs, willingness to go the extra mile and the genuine care she displays.  She made our stay at the Delta Burnaby hotel extra special and memorable just by truly … read more

March 2014 winner Laura Biffen with Deputy Mayor Kerry Jang

March 2014 Winner Laura Biffen of Harbour Air

Laura could not have been more accommodating.  Firstly, I have a handicap due to injuries and Laura insisted on parking my car for me in your lot so I wouldn’t have to walk that distance or climb the stairs.  When … read more

February 2014 winner Alison Knott with Deputy Mayor Adriane Carr

February 2014 Winner Alison Knott of the Delta Vancouver Suites

Our 12 year old daughter has been very sick over the past years with a disease that brings us to Children’s Hospital for various things. I knew we were coming in February and lined up a great Christmas pressy for … read more