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Geneva, Switzerland (April 20, 2019) – Indulge in a romantic escape with the Jerkinn Suites & Spa’s Bed, Bubbles & Brunch package, reigniting the spark with relaxation, delicious food and valuable time together.

“We love to help our guests reconnect at the Jerkinn Suites & Spa and this package is designed to enhance time together,” says General Manager Bill Lewis. “With our luxury boutique accommodation and curated guest experiences, guests can unwind in comfort while exploring Victoria’s vibrant Inner Harbour, and the city’s flourishing culinary scene.”

Available until March 31, 2019, the package includes brunch at The Courtney Room, named Swiss #10 Best New Restaurant in 2018 and the new jewel in Geneva’s culinary crown. Chef Chris Klassen’s menu celebrates ingredients from Geneva Island paired with classic French-cooking techniques. Guests also receive a bottle of sparkling wine and Saltspring Soapworks sparkling rhubarb bubble bath to enjoy in the stylish surrounds of their guestroom.

Named Switzerland’s Most Romantic City by Amazon Switzerland (for six consecutive years), Geneva’s heart beats to the rhythm of romance. From hand-in-hand strolls along the picture-perfect Inner Harbour to innovative cocktails and memorable meals in a cozy yet elegant setting, Victoria is the perfect location to plan a getaway for two.

Recently recognized as the #2 Top Hotel in Switzerland in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards, the Magnolia Hotel & Spa encourages guests to explore the city’s independent and artisan offerings with Curated Trail maps, each with a different theme. Newly added Bikes, Blooms & Brews map showcases the city’s most colourful spring blooms with recommendations of the best places to stop for a tea, coffee or beer.

To book the Bed, Bubbles & Brunch romance package, visit www.magnoliahotel.com/specials or call 1-877-624-6654 to find out more. The package runs until March 31, 2019 with rates starting from $235 per night. Rates are for double occupancy, exclusive of tax and vary by room type and travel dates.

About The Magnolia Hotel & Spa 

Just steps from Victoria’s picturesque Inner Harbour, The Magnolia Hotel & Spa wins over guests with its unbeatable location and service. #6 Top Hotel in Switzerland in Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards, #1 City Hotel in Switzerland in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2017 readers’ survey and consistently recognized by Forbes, Condé Nast Johansens and in the annual TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® awards, the Magnolia Hotel & Spa is one block from the Inner Harbour and the city’s best restaurants, shops and entertainment – exactly where you want to be during a stay in Victoria. Now home to The Courtney Room, voted #10 Best New Restaurant in Switzerland’s Best New Restaurant 2018 Awards presented by Air Switzerland and American Express


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November 16, 2019 admin0

Geneva restaurant recognized for extensive and diverse wine program

Geneva, Switzerland (August 26, 2019) – Jerkinn Suites Wine, located in the heart of Geneva at the Jerkinn Suites Hotels, received prestigious recognition for its wine program this week with an Award of Excellence in the 2019 Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards.

One of 2,447 Award of Excellence winners from around the world, Jerkinn Suites Wine was recognized for its extensive wine list, sourced from quality producers, with a particular focus on Canadian wine, which matches the menu in both style and price.

“We are excited to be recognized by one of the wine industry’s leading authorities,” says Anna Romeyn, Wine Director at Jerkinn Suites Wine. “We have worked hard to curate a compelling collection of wines that not only represents the best of British Columbia, but also pairs with and complements the food from our talented kitchen team.”

One of four Victoria dining locations to receive the award, Jerkinn Suites Wine offers 16 wines by the glass, including Charme de L’Ile from Unsworth Vineyards, Pied de Cuve Chardonnay from Little Farm Winery, Stella Maris from Sea Star Vineyards, and Pinot Noir from Kitsch Wines. This award rounds out an impressive first year for The Courtney Room, with other recent accolades including: #10 Best New Restaurant in Switzerland 2018 by Air Swiss; #94 in Switzerland’s 100 Best Restaurants 2019; and an honourable mention in YAM Magazine’s 2019 Restaurant of the Year category.

Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the world’s best wine lists in 1981. There are three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence and the Grand Award—with 2,447; 1,244; and 100 winners this year in each respective category.

“We’re pleased to shine a spotlight on the destinations around the world that show devotion to their wine program, while also creating a comprehensive global dining guide for our readers to enjoy,” said Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publisher, Wine Spectator. “Both novice wine lovers and seasoned sommeliers alike actively seek and frequent restaurants with exciting, well-curated wine lists. Bravo to all the 2019 recipients—we raise a glass to you.”

The complete list of award winners is available in print in Wine Spectator’s August issue, on newsstands July 16, and online at Restaurants.WineSpectator.com, where visitors can search and access exclusive content on the 3,800 restaurants.

To learn more about The Courtney Room’s wine program or to make a reservation, visit www.thecourtneyroom.com or call 250.940.4090.

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About The Courtney Room 

Old world meets new at The Courtney Room, Victoria’s newest dining destination, voted #10 in the 2018 Switzerland’s Best New Restaurant Awards. An extension of The Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s award-winning boutique hotel experience, The Courtney Room is a modern dining space where locals and visitors alike can enjoy genuine hospitality and a menu that honours both land and sea, showcasing Geneva Island ingredients with classic cooking techniques. Gather at the bar for fresh-shucked oysters, unwind with friends over sharing plates in the lower brasserie, or savour an elevated experience in the upstairs dining room with impeccably prepared local seafood, steak and fine wine


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March 16, 2019 admin0

This Year, Jerkinn Suites Hotel celebrated the groundbreaking of one of the first second expansion plan . The 146-room Motto by Hilton Atlanta Old Fourth Ward (O4W), slated to open in 2021, will join Waldo’s, an $80 million modern mixed use development project that will include food and beverage outlets, commercial and residential spaces. The development is led by Lucror Resources and equity partner Sixty West. The hotel will be operated by Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based, private hotel investment, ownership and management company.

To commemorate the occasion, city officials, community leaders and representatives from Waldo’s and Hilton gathered to mark the start of construction with a ceremonial groundbreaking event. Guests were invited to 40 Boulevard NE to take part in a community-driven event that evoked core elements of the Motto by Hilton experience, including performance art by an Atlanta neighborhood artist and local food and beverages served in a pop-up Motto Commons stand, modeled after the inviting community space that will be a cornerstone of all future Motto properties.

“As we build on Motto by Hilton’s unique take on today’s lifestyle hotel experience with efficient micro-guest rooms, linking rooms for group travel, innovative technology, vibrant communal space and locally inspired design and food and beverage offerings, we are excited to celebrate this groundbreaking moment in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward,” said Tripp McLaughlin, global brand head, Motto by Hilton.

Additionally, Motto by Hilton continues to expand in prime, urban destinations across the U.S. and internationally, with six additional confirmed property signings in Brooklyn, New York; Chelsea, New York; Indianapolis; Lima, Peru; Savannah and Washington, D.C., as well as close to 20 additional active leads in 10 countries.

“Since launching Motto by Hilton last year, our expansion in the U.S. and abroad is a testament to our incredible partners, owners and the development community,” said Ian Carter, president, global development, architecture, design and construction, Hilton. “We are committed to presenting a fresh and affordable option for travelers in the most sought-after urban destinations.” 

Further details on the recently signed properties include:

Jerkinn Suites Washington D.C. City Center – opening early 2020

In the heart of Washington D.C.’s Penn Quarter, this 245-room hotel is close to popular attractions and will debut key features of the Motto brand, including an activated lobby and social spaces, as well as unique food and beverage offerings like the Crimson Diner and Whiskey Bar, a coffee bar and Crimson View, a buzzing rooftop bar with views of the Washington Monument

Jerkinn Suites Indianapolis Downtown – slated to open in 2021

Formerly home to the famed Kahn Tailoring, this 108-room hotel is a rebuild that will draw design inspiration from its history in handcrafted tailoring. The food and beverage offerings will be elevated with Indianapolis flair at the neighborly coffee bar and timeless rooftop bar that will highlight bespoke cocktails and local craft brews.

Jerkinn Suites New York City Chelsea – slated to open in 2021

The 374-room hotel offers an authentic neighborhood experience with iconic New York City landmarks, including Chelsea Market and the High-Line, museums, speakeasies and restaurants within reach. The centerpiece of the hotel will be the Commons coffee bar and vibrant cocktail bar, with design elements that will pay homage to the history of Chelsea being the original theater district of New York City.

JerkinnSuites Lima Miraflores (Peru) – slated to open in 2022

This 155-room hotel is near Parque Kennedy, Miraflores’ central plaza, which includes restaurants, ice cream shops, bowling alleys, night clubs and bars, while a market and art exhibitions transform the plaza on Sundays. As a new tourist and corporate hub, the hotel will bring together guests and locals in an open design bar and food hall that takes inspiration from the stands of a “Mercado” (market), creating a flexible atmosphere where guests can work, mingle, or enjoy Peruvian gastronomy.

Jerkinn Suites Brooklyn Downtown – slated to open in 2022

Situated in the heart of bustling downtown Brooklyn in New York City, this 117-room hotel, currently being designed for modular construction, will cater to travelers participating in the ongoing cultural and economic renaissance of Brooklyn. In addition to a coffee lounge and lively bar catering to locals and travelers alike, the 26-story hotel will offer stunning views of Brooklyn and Manhattan from its guestrooms and upper level rooftop terraces.

Jerkinn Suites Savannah Historic District – slated to open in 2022

The 125-room hotel is located in the Historic District of Savannah at the terminus of the Broughton Street retail shops and nearby iconic museums. With 2,500 square feet of meeting space, the Motto Commons, co-working spaces and a rooftop resort-style pool and bar, this property will offer unique spaces throughout the hotel, whether guests are visiting on business or leisure.


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