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May 21, 2014

Quality Inn & Suites Val-d'Or is awarded International Quality Hotel of the year and Canadian Hotel of the year!

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The Quality Inn & Suites Val-d’Or has been honoured for its commitment to service excellence as a recipient of the International Quality Hotel of the year, awarded by Choice Hotels International, Inc., and Canadian Hotel of the year, awarded by Choice Hotels Canada during the 2014 International Choice Hotels Convention that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada from May 14th 16th, 2014.

“As a lifetime hotelier from the town of Val-d’Or, I always believed that a small town hotel could compete and give service to the highest standards like major hotels in larger cities” says Fernand Trahan, President of the Board of Directors of the hotel. "Receiving such a recognition from Choice Hotels International and Choice Hotels Canada is a great honour to the shareholders and we are extremely proud of the management and the employees of the hotel who consistently work every day to deliver nothing but the best for our clients!''

"On behalf of CREECO, I would like to congratulate the management team and all of the employees for their commitment and loyalty to excellence in service and hospitality in every area of the operations of the Quality Inn & Suites Val-d'Or. Thanks to the team for all of their efforts!" says Darlene Cheechoo, President of CREECO and Vice President of the Board of Directors of the hotel.
 
These awards are in addition to the awards already won by the hotel this year listed below:

- 2014 Platinum Award from Choice Hotels Canada.  To qualify for a Platinum Award, a property must be among the top three per cent of more than 300 hotels in Canada. Hotels are ranked based on a variety of criteria, including guest surveys and third party reviews that look at the condition of guestrooms and the property.

- 2014 APEX Awards from Choice Hotels Canada.  These awards comprises of a variety of categories that recognize properties by region. Categories included the Highest and Most Improved Guest Satisfaction, Most Improved Room Condition, Greatest RevPAR (Revenue per Available Room) Growth, Highest Choice Privileges Elite Recognition and highest Choice Privileges Enroller Rate, which both focus on the Choice Hotels Canada loyalty program.

- 2 awards won by employees of the hotel in 2014 at the Regional “Grands prix du tourisme québécois” Gala and finalists at the National “Grands prix du tourisme québécois” Gala.