Nineteen (19) of Pacrim's Managed Properties have been Awarded the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Bedford, Nova Scotia – June 11, 2013 - Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award and a total of 19 properties operated by Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. (Pacrim) have been awarded the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

This accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain a greater than or equal to four overall score on a scale of five, assigned by travelers on TripAdvisor. Other additional criteria are taken into account, such as the number of reviews written by travelers on the site over the past 12 months.


"This is an outstanding recognition of our commitment to our guests and for the quality of our hospitality," says Glenn Squires, Chief Executive Officer of Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. "As the certification is based entirely on the consistency of high ratings given by guests to businesses listed on the TripAdvisor website, it reflects the authentic feelings of our guests towards their experience with us."

"The Certificate of Excellence provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their guests," said Gerald Normandeau, Senior Vice President Operations, Pacrim. "Congratulations and thank you to the General Managers and each employee of the following hotels on their 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence:

  1. Best Western Grande Prairie Hotel & Suites, Grand Prairie, Alberta
  2. Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  3. Crowne Plaza of Suffern – Mahwah Suffern, New York
  4. Crowne Plaza Fredericton-Lord Beaverbrook, Fredericton, New Brunswick
  5. Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown, Moncton, New Brunswick
  6. Embassy Suites by Hilton, Montreal, Quebec
  7. Hampton Inn by Hilton, Saint John, New Brunswick
  8. Holiday Inn Express, Deer Lake, Newfoundland & Labrador
  9. Holiday Inn Express, Stellarton-New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
  10. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Airdrie-Calgary North, Airdrie, Alberta
  11. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Bonita Springs, Florida
  12. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Grande Prairie-Conference Centre, Grande Prairie, Alberta
  13. Pomeroy Inn & Suites, Grande Prairie, Alberta
  14. Super 8 Amherst, Nova Scotia
  15. Super 8 High Level, Alberta
  16. Super 8 St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
  17. Super 8 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
  18. Wingate by Wyndham, Calgary, Alberta
  19. Wingate by Wyndham Edmonton West, Alberta"

About Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc.
Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. is one of Canada's largest, privately-owned hotel management and development companies with a portfolio of 46 hotels throughout Canada and the United States totaling more than 4,800 hotel rooms and suites. Formed in 1997, Pacrim has a wealth of expertise to offer clients such as acquisition and disposition support, concept design, development, centralized Accounting and Purchasing, e-marketing as well as property and asset management services. Pacrim's team has acquired, sold, developed and managed over 100 multi-branded hotels within Canada and the United States. Pacrim is the winner of the 2008 Pinnacle Award as Canada's Hotel Company of the Year and the 2009 TIAC National Award for Tourism Excellence as Business of the Year - Multiple Unit. Pacrim's portfolio of hotels have received numerous industry and community awards. Pacrim is headquartered in Bedford, Nova Scotia.


Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc.
Glenn Squires, CEO; 902-404-7474