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.Peter Nielsen Named General Manager of the
Nelsen Lodge in Revelstoke, British Columbia

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, September 26, 2008 – Bringing a wealth of leadership and hospitality industry experience, Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia is pleased announce the appointment of Peter Nielsen as General Manager of the widely anticipated Nelsen Lodge in Revelstoke, British Columbia. Peter will assume his position on October 1, 2008.
A veteran of the industry, Nielsen has worked in various capacities in numerous hotels throughout B.C. including the Poet’s Cove Resort and Spa on Pender Island and The Fairmont Chateau Whistler in Whistler and the Cedarwood Inn and Suites in Sidney. Most recently, Nielsen was the opening General Manager of Boutique Hotel & Resorts of British Columbia’s Oswego Hotel in Victoria.
“We are thrilled that Peter has decided to join in the opening of The Nelsen Lodge,” says Mike Duggan, President of Boutique Hotels & Resorts of British Columbia. “Peter has proven himself to be a natural and talented leader, a skilled professional and a knowledgeable hotelier. With Peter at the helm, The Nelsen Lodge is undoubtedly set up for success.”
The first phase of development for the new 221-suite Nelsen Lodge at Revelstoke Mountain Resort is scheduled to open its first of its three buildings in December 2008. Designed in a contemporary mountain alpine architectural style, the luxurious Nelsen Lodge will offer outstanding views from every suite that extends across the Columbia River to the glacier-peaked Monashee Mountains. The hotel’s amenities will include a restaurant and lounge, gourmet bakery and deli, media room, workout facilities and hot tubs and pool.
Situated in the Columbia Mountains on the edge of the majestic Selkirk Range, Revelstoke enjoys a spectacular setting. Rich in history and heritage, Revelstoke Mountain Resort is located 631 kilometres (392 miles) northeast of Vancouver, British Columbia and 413 kilometres (257 miles) west of Calgary, Alberta. Revelstoke Mountain Resort offers world-class lift, snowcat, and helicopter skiing and snowboarding from one base. With the completion of a $6 million extension to the village gondola this fall, the resort will boast North America’s longest vertical descent with 6,000 feet of lift-serviced ski terrain. 
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, Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler, The Outback Resort in Vernon, L’Hermitage Hotel in Vancouver, and the upcoming Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet, The Nelsen Lodge in Revelstoke, and The Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos. For more information, visit 

Sonya Hwang
The Nelsen Lodge
Ph: 604-932-0308

Also See: Gail Chapelsky Appointed General Manager of the New L’Hermitage Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia / July 2008

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