News for the Hospitality Executive
Whistler, BC – (February 2, 2012) Award-winning Nita Lake Lodge is excited to announce the appointment of Roger Soane as General Manager. Originally from London, England, Roger Soane brings a true passion for the hospitality industry and expertise amassed over 35 years of international hotel experience.
Most recently Soane was with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts as General Manager of the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, he has also served as Chairman of the Board of Tourism Victoria and is currently serving his third year as Chairman of the Board of Tourism Whistler.
“Nita Lake Lodge is a true gem in Whistler and perfectly positioned to become the number one boutique hotel in Canada with a reputation for tailored experiences and leading hospitality,” says Soane, General Manager at Nita Lake Lodge. “The hotel currently holds the number one position in Whistler on consumer travel web site Trip Advisor, which is a credit to the talented hotel team and a wonderful foundation to build on.”
Starting his career with culinary training at Westminster College in London, Roger Soane spent the first 16 years as of his career as a chef--becoming an Executive Chef with Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts--before moving in to senior management. In his dynamic career Soane has worked with some of the top companies in the hotel industry in Europe, Asia, North America and the Caribbean. Soane is very excited to be joining the hospitable team at Nita Lake Lodge and to be staying in Whistler, a destination he and his family have come to love in the three and a half years since they arrived.
About Nita Lake Lodge
Uniquely situated on the shores of Whistler’s Nita Lake, the luxurious, 77-room Nita Lake Lodge features spacious deluxe studios, along with one and two bedroom suites. Lakeside Aura Restaurant showcases bright, modern Pacific cuisine made with the finest local ingredients. Cure Lounge & Patio serves creative cocktails and Old World house made charcuterie, while Fix Café & Deli features wholesome snacks and take-home treats. The full service spa offers a range of services to help guests and visitors reestablish health, harmony and balance. Through Innovative Fitness, guests have access to personalized, professional coaching at Nita Lake Lodge’s gym facilities and outdoors.
Located a one-and-a-half-hour drive from Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway, Whistler—home of the 2010 Olympic Games—is located at the base of world-class mountains Whistler and Blackcomb.
For reservations or more information about Nita Lake Lodge, visit www.nitalakelodge.com or call 1-888-755-6482.
Soane Named General Manager, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British
Columbia / September 2008