The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver at the centre of the action in 2010 as
official host hotel of the International Olympic Committee

The numbers are in, and The Westin Bayshore has put on the performance of a lifetime hosting the International Olympic Committee

VANCOUVER, March 3 /CNW/ - The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver was the proud official host hotel of the International Olympic Committee during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. While Vancouver welcomed the world, we welcomed almost 1,000 prestigious dignitaries to experience the best that we have to offer.

So what did it take to pull this off?

Between the Opening Ceremonies on February 12 and the Closing Ceremonies on February 28, we used pedometers to keep track of every step made by key members of our team, including General Manager Jean-Luc Barone, Director of Operations Marsha Ray, Executive Chef Michael Batke and Convention Services Manager Eliott Wilkes. Our guests have been thrilled with their experiences here, and the comments and feedback we've received from the International Olympic Committee have been outstanding. In addition to keeping track of Canada's wins, here are some other great numbers our team has seen over the past weeks:

    284.4 - Total kilometers walked by Jean-Luc Barone, General Manager
    188.9 - Total kilometers walked by Marsha Ray, Director of Operations
    162.3 - Total kilometers walked by Eliott Wilkes, Convention Services
    142.0 - Total kilometers walked by Michael Batke, Executive Chef
    13,800 slices of toast served
    11,970 free range organic eggs cracked
    376 litres of yogurt served
    928.9 kilograms of fresh fruit served
    750 security accreditation passes issued
    27 kilometers of cabling added to the IT infrastructure
    500 meters of 12' high security perimeter fencing
    1,585 faxes delivered
    3,305 in-room delivers
    2,840 under-door deliveries
    35 Olympic Pins given by guests to our Lead Doorman
    2,395 number of bags transported


For further information: For further information: At your service: Mitchell Fawcett, The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, (604) 691-6981,

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