Employees of Vintage Hotels slipped into bowling shirts and shoes on February 17 and 24, 2007 to support their local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC). Participation in BBBSC’s nationwide Bowl-for-Kids Sake event represented the first step in the Niagara hotel group’s recently launched multi-tiered program charitable program to help Canada’s leading child and youth serving organization meet its fundraising goals.
Visitors to The 12th Annual Niagara Icewine Festival will be indulged with the trademark hospitality of Vintage Hotels. The Prince of Wales, the festival host hotel, will offer the ultimate hospitality experience for the Icewine Classic Weekend, January 26-28, 2007, with a $695 per person (based on double occupancy) package combining luxury accommodations, world-class wines, culinary pleasure and extraordinary art.
The charm of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The lure of luxury. A choice of accommodations and culinary experiences at three luxury hotels. It’s all in Vintage Hotels’ new couples getaway package, which consists of an overnight stay with breakfast and dinner for two for CAD$266. The package is being promoted with an extensive ad campaign that extends the company’s Purple Feet campaign, which celebrates the many attractions of Ontario’s Wine Country.
Visitors to the Prince of Wales can step into the pages of a Victorian novel everyday when the landmark hotel observes the elaborate ritual of English High Tea. From noon to 6 p.m. guests can bask in warm sunlight on plush antique furniture in the hotelss Drawing Room, sip on exquisite loose-leaf teas from around the world and savour delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam, and decadent opera cakes. Afternoon Tea has even become an alternative to the business lunch or dinner.
With multiple hotel properties in the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Vintage Hotels faces a distinct challenge during the holiday season: how to decorate three different properties to accurately reflect their distinct style and ambiance?
“What makes our hotels so unique is that we have our very own décor department on hand all year round,” says Lorraine Zalepa, Manager of Decorating for Vintage Hotels, who manages the department. “During the holidays, we are always adding new Christmas trees somewhere, including smaller trees in guest rooms as many guest love to spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with us.”