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Ralf Strub Appointed as President and Chief Operating
Officer of Bellstar Hotels & Resort

Calgary, Alberta: (October 11, 2011) -
Bellstar Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the promotion of Ralf Strub to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). “Ralf Strub’s promotion to President and COO recognizes his leadership in structuring and positioning Bellstar Hotels & Resorts for further growth and making it even more successful in its operations,” said Ed Romanowski, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bellstar Group Inc.

Ralf Strub joined Bellstar in March of 2010 as Vice-President of Operations with over 28 years of international and Canadian hospitality industry experience. He was born and raised in Switzerland where he started his hospitality career.

Ralf Strub earned his industry stripes while working in management positions in Food & Beverage and Sales & Marketing with “Moevenpick of Switzerland” and independent luxury destination resorts. In 1995, Ralf partnered with “Berest AG”, a Hotel & Restaurant Operating & Consulting company, and then journeyed into managing turn-arounds of hotels & resorts in Switzerland, Canada, Republic of Maldives, and Austria. He also managed a multi-concept restaurant company in Innsbruck, Austria, followed by development projects in South Korea, Italy, Germany and Russia. In 2004, Ralf joined Prime Restaurants of Canada, working out of Ontario. He took on the role as Vice President of Western Canada and relocated to Vancouver in 2008.

Ralf Strub holds the highest award of quality management in the Swiss Tourism industry “2Q”. His education includes a Master of Hospitality Management.

Bellstar is the leading resort manager and developer in Western Canada. The Bellstar brand combines award-winning service by its Bellstars and marketing excellence to deliver exceptional resort experiences for guests and owners alike. For more information about Bellstar, visit

Connect with Ralf via email or telephone:
T: 403-695-3446 or cell at 604-849-5462 / E:

Marisa Cuglietta
Hawksworth Communications
T: 604 609 6678

Bellstar Group Inc.
Ed Romanowski
T: 403-695-3440


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Also See: Bellstar Hotels & Resorts Acquires Solara Resort & Spa; Plans to Complete Luxury Full-Service Resort in the Canadian Rockies / June 2010

Bellstar Hotels and Resorts Appoints Ralf Strub as Vice President of Operations / March 2010

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Jon Zwickel Named Executive Vice-President of Bellstar Hotels & Resorts / October 2005

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