Fernie, B.C. March 3, 2008-The Island Lake Lodge is
proud to announce its nomination as the winner of the 2007 Hall of Fame
Award of Excellence in the Energy and Environment category from the
Hotel Association of Canada. This award recognizes Island Lake Lodge’s
commitment to preserving the environment and efforts to minimize energy
use in its daily operations. Key among these initiatives is the
installation and operation of 2 micro-hydro stations to generate 100%
of the Lodge’s electrical needs.
“We are very proud of our efforts in
creating a sustainable and eco-friendly operation. The recognition of
being a leader in the hospitality industry is appreciated and we will
continue to do our utmost to improve our environmental programs and
initiatives,” says Kyle Hamilton, Building Services Manager, who was
integral in reviewing the company’s environmental practices.
For additional information on Island
Lake Lodge and its environmental initiatives contact Christa Moffat or
About Island Lake Resort Group- ILRG
operates Mica Heli Skiing near Revelstoke, B.C. Powder Cowboy Cat
skiing and Island Lake Lodge near Fernie B.C. Island Lake Lodge sits
above a stunning mountain lake on 7000 acres of pristine wilderness. In
the winter it operates as a cat skiing operation, servicing 36 guests
in three snow cats. In the summer it is as a luxurious backcountry
lodge, offering hiking, spa and fine dining. Located 20 minutes from
Fernie B.C. it is an easy 2.5-hour drive from the airport in Kalispell,
Montana or 3 hour drive from Calgary International Airport in Alberta.
About the Hotel Association of Canada
Hall of Fame Awards program- The Hotel Association of Canada's (HAC)
Hall of Fame Awards are awarded annually in three categories. The
Energy and Environment Award recognizes lodging properties that have
developed a culture towards integrating environmental management
practices that improve everyday operations and the bottom line, while
maintaining quality service and meeting guest expectations.