OHR Whistler Management, operator of The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, British Columbia, entered into a management agreement with Aimbridge Hospitality. Under the agreement, Aimbridge invested in OHRWM, and effective immediately Evolution Hospitality, a subsidiary of Aimbridge, will work closely with O’Neill Hotels & Resorts to lead the day-to-day operation of the Resort.
Aimbridge Hospitality currently operates more than 800 hotels and resorts, with nearly 400 properties under various Marriott flags. Evolution Hospitality, which specializes in full-service, lifestyle and condo-hotel operations, will provide expertise and resources that will bring incremental value to the property’s operations.
“We look forward to Aimbridge Hospitality and Evolution Hospitality bringing their focus and expertise to The Westin Whistler,” John O’Neill, president and CEO at OHR, said in a statement. “This partnership will be instrumental in continuing the resort’s upward trend and delivering a world-class guest experience to maximize bottom-line performance for the benefit of the 419 home owners of this property.”
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, located at the base of Whistler Mountain, offers travelers an unmatched destination with more than 400 residentially styled suites. The Westin Whistler is the only luxury all-suite resort and destination spa in Whistler.
The luxury resort includes the Avello Spa & Health Club, plus three dining options. Grill & Vine, the resort’s upscale signature restaurant, offers guests regionally-inspired cuisine. FireRock Lounge offers cocktails and tapas, and Grab & Go Café provides guests a selection of sandwiches, snacks and coffee. An setting for meetings and events, The Westin Whistler has 14 meeting rooms and an outdoor plaza totaling more than 20,000 square feet of event space.
“We are proud to partner with OHR Whistler Management and O’Neill Hotels & Resort,” Dave Johnson, chairman and CEO at Aimbridge Hospitality, said in a statement. “We are honored to add this iconic resort to our management portfolio and look forward to the positive results this partnership will produce. As our first property in Canada, we view this as a bridge to many more exciting opportunities in the Canadian market.”