Katie Mayer

Katie Mayer

Entry Posted: May 15, 2014


White Hat of the Year!

Hotels Arts recognized as White Hat of the Year 2013: Accommodation

May 15, 2014 (Calgary) – Tourism Calgary hosted its annual White Hat Awards on the evening of May 14 and presented Hotel Arts with White Hat of the Year 2013 in the Accommodation category. To win this award, a hotel must enhance the awareness for Calgary as measured by the following: financial/economic growth of the visitor industry in Calgary, creation of a legacy for Calgary, development of positive recognition for Calgary and enhancement of the community and spirit of Calgary.

Mark Wilson, Vice President and General Manager of the Hotel Arts Group, is ecstatic with this announcement. “Our team is incredibly proud to win this prestigious award.  Since we opened our doors in 2005, we have always been passionate about promoting Calgary as a tourist destination. We always strive to raise the bar with our service levels, culinary offerings and new innovations to keep visitors coming back to our city” says Wilson.

In addition, 18 Hotel Arts Group star associates were nominated for the awards and the following employees were finalists in their respective categories:

  • Alyse Stach, Hotel Arts – Best Guest Service: Reservations/Travel Agent
  • Savanna Beach, Raw Bar by Duncan Ly – Best Server: Brasserie/Bistro
  • Victoria Rudiak, Yellow Door Bistro – Best Server: Brasserie/Bistro
  • Devyn Libert-Scott, Hotel Arts – Best Concierge/Bell Service
  • Delilah Grey, Hotel Arts – Best Server: Banquets/Catering
  • Delilah Grey, Hotel Arts – Mayor’s White Hat Award
  • Madison Miller, Chef’s Table – Best Culinary Services

Hotel Arts Group would like to congratulate all the White Hat nominees and extend our thanks for showcasing exemplary hospitality to all visitors of Calgary.

About Hotel Arts

Located in the heart of downtown Calgary, Hotel Arts is a full-service boutique-style hotel that has set the standard for design and hospitality since opening its doors in July of 2005. The brainchild of the Hotel Arts Group, a small team of local Calgary investors formed in 2005, Hotel Arts provides travellers and local Calgarians alike with 185 luxurious rooms, decadent trend-setting restaurants and an extensive collection of carefully curated art, as its name suggests.


About Hotel Arts Group

Hotel Arts Group was formed in 2005 by a small team of Calgary investors to create two boutique hotels – Hotel Arts and Kensington Riverside Inn (a Relais & Chateaux Property) as well as three restaurants – Chef’s Table, Yellow Door Bistro and Raw Bar by Duncan Ly.


About Tourism Calgary

Tourism Calgary is Calgary’s Destination Marketing Organization. Representing more than 570 members, Tourism Calgary brings Calgary to the world and the world to Calgary. Tourism in Calgary annually contributes more than $1.1 billion in economic activity to the local community.


Media Contact

Katie Mayer

Marketing & Media Relations Manager

Hotel Arts Group