Please note: BC’s Public Health Order now requires masks to be worn in all indoor public spaces by everyone over the age of 12.
In addition, effective September 13, proof of at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination will be required to gain access to many public events, services, and businesses. By October 24, proof of being fully-vaccinated will be required. This will be in effect for BC residents and anyone visiting from outside the province over the age of 12, and no exceptions are allowed for any reason.
Hotels are deemed an essential service and therefore, guests of Prestige do not need to demonstrate proof of vaccination to stay with us. However, proof of vaccine will required at:
Proof of vaccination will not be required for use of our pool facilities in any of our properties.
Prestige takes the health and safety of our guests extremely seriously and we will cooperate with the PHO as we are required to do so by law. We ask that you please treat our staff with kindness as they enforce the proof of vaccination orders.
For more information on the Government of BC’s proof of vaccination requirements, and to learn more about what is required or to sign-up for your proof of vaccination card, visit this website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html
Please also be aware that regional restrictions regarding gathering and dining group sizes may also be in effect in some Prestige communities. Please consult the BC Government’s website prior to arriving.
Prestige Hotels & Resorts has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Now with a portfolio of fourteen properties, Prestige Hotels & Resorts can be found in the Thompson Okanagan, Kootenay Rockies, Northern BC, and Greater Victoria regions. Based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Prestige Hotels & Resorts is a young, progressive, family-owned and operated chain of hotels and resorts with a dedication to the true spirit of hospitality.
Through ethical staffing practices, inclusive guest environments, environmentally conscious business practices, active participation in local charities, and more, Prestige aims to operate a sustainable tourism business. We believe in supporting the wellbeing and growth of individuals and the community, and engaging in effective environmental practices that will allow our beautiful communities to stay healthy and prosperous well into the future. Through these practices, we can continue to welcome guests to experience all that British Columbia has to offer for many years to come.
Prestige In Balance refers to our Corporate Sustainability Programme and is outlined below.
All Prestige properties are Sustainable Tourism 2030 certified; with the majority of properties having achieved Silver status. This certification measures our success in meeting a wide range of sustainability criteria and indicators that are aligned with the UN World Tourism Organization and the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. To learn more about Sustainable Tourism 2030, please visit their websites.
The rigorous certification process is conducted bi-yearly, requiring us to maintain and increase our high sustainability standards year over year. We are continually working to integrate environmental practices and sustainability principles into our daily operations at each hotel and resort with a specific focus on the areas of:
Fresh air is vital for the mind, body and spirit. In keeping with the commitment to provide a healthy environment for our guests and employees, all Prestige Hotels & Resorts are 100% smoke free properties.
At Prestige Hotels & Resorts, our guests’ comfort and experience are our top priority. That is why we are diligent in offering the ultimate luxury experience while providing opportunities for our guests to get involved with our sustainability initiatives. Below you can find ways to enjoy a more sustainable experience during your stay with us.
To learn how you can Go Green and opt-out of housekeeping services in exchange for Prestige Rewards or a dining credit while staying with Prestige Hotels & Resorts, click here.
Prestige Hotels & Resorts is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day. Building relationships with businesses, supporting local industry, donating to local charitable organizations and supporting practices that have a positive environmental impact are just some of the things that make our employees proud to be part of the Prestige team. We are pleased to be active members in the cities and towns we are in and strive to help make each community a place where our partners and guests can live, work, and play.
Prestige Hotels & Resorts is committed to offering a warm and welcoming environment for guests of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, religions, and cultural backgrounds.
We are proud to be the founding organization behind JoeAnna's House in Kelowna. Click here to read the full story on how Prestige helped get this amazing home built.
For donation inquiries for organizations based in one of our 12 communities, please reach out to [email protected] with details of your event and/or request to see if you are eligible for gift certificates for a complimentary night stay. Please expect a response time within 5 days.
Prestige Hotels & Resorts is devoted to hiring energetic and enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about customer service and enhancing the true spirit of hospitality. We aim to motivate and care for our employees by providing thorough training, safe and healthy working environments, and unique opportunities for advancement, as well as a sense of belonging to the Prestige Hotels & Resorts family.
Prestige Hotels & Resorts is committed to following The Employment Standards Act and the Human Rights Code as outlined by the government of British Columbia. For more information on these standards the links to the government websites are here:https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/employment-standards-advice/employment-standards https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/human-rights/human-rights-protection
Prestige is committed to the continual hard work and growth in our sustainability efforts. While sustainability is a moving target, we believe it is our responsibility to work towards a more sustainable future. That is why we have created a five-year plan to outline our goals as we move forward.
For more information on our sustainability initiatives or to make any suggestions for our sustainability efforts, please contact us at [email protected].