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Diane Mombourquette Named General Manager of the
Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, British Columbia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, March 13, 2008 – Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Mombourquette as General Manager of the spectacular new Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet. Located on the west coast of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, Mombourquette will lead the hotel through its highly anticipated opening in early summer 2008 and carry on to build its reputation as one of Canada’s finest resort properties. 

Mombourquette has a reputation in the travel industry as one of its most talented. A solid background in finance and designated chartered accountant, led her to Whistler in 1998 where she worked for nine years with Tourism Whistler in various capacities including director of business operations and most recently, vice president of finance and operations. During her tenure at Tourism Whistler, Mombourquette honed her skills in financial management and other areas of the business including marketing, sales, operations and business strategy. Her knowledge and direction helped in establishing the success of the world-class resort. Following her departure from Tourism Whistler, Mombourquette took the position of general manager of economic viability for the Resort Municipality of Whistler where she spent the past year working with resort partners in supporting the tourism economy. 

“Diane’s wealth of experience is unquestionable. In addition, her collaborative style combined with her commitment to results makes her an ideal candidate for the position, and a perfect complement to the team,“ says Mike Duggan, president of Boutique Hotels & Resorts or British Columbia. “As a company, we look forward to working with and supporting Diane in building this iconic hotel.”

“I am delighted to have been offered the opportunity to lead the team at Black Rock,” says Diane Mombourquette, general manager of Black Rock Ocean Front Resort. “The property is set to be in a class of its own and an exciting, unique addition to the region.”

Perched on the rugged West Coast of Vancouver Island, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is a contemporary masterpiece that redefines luxury. Breathtaking views of nature at its finest can be savoured in each of the resort’s 133-suites, dining room featuring the best of the region, lounge, spa and outdoor pools. For more information about Black Rock Oceanfront Resort, call 1-866 602-1447 or visit

Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia delivers unique experiences in iconic destinations around British Columbia. Specializing in upscale hotels, lodges and resorts, the Boutique Hotels & Resorts collection includes the new Cove Lakeside Resort in Westbank and The Oswego Hotel in Victoria, the Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler and the upcoming Outback Resort in Vernon, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, L’Hermitage Hotel in Vancouver and The Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos. For more information, visit


Sonya Hwang
Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia
Ph: 604-932-0308

Also See: Paul Scanlon Named Director of Operations for Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler, British Columbia / December 2007
Ingrid Jarrett Appointed General Manager of the Cove Lakeside Resort, Okanagan Lake in British Columbia / June 2007


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