Warren Janes Appointed General Manager for Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa

OSOYOOS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, September 11, 2014 – Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren Janes as General Manager. Working closely with the entire resort team, Janes will oversee all aspects of the resort including day-to-day operations, day-to-day operations, owner relations, directing and developing staff, and maximizing guest satisfaction.

Bringing with him more than thirty years of extensive hotel and property management experience, Janes’ experience spans from managing the renovation and restoration of a 200-year old B&B, to General Manager of a resort in Nova Scotia and Operating Director of a property management company in Alberta. Prior to his appointment at Spirit Ridge, Janes was the Area Manager for Lakeview Inn & Suites in Northern B.C..


“We are pleased that Warren has chosen to join the Bellstar Hotels & Resorts team at Spirit Ridge,” says Dale Hodgson, CEO and Director of Bellstar Hotels & Resorts. “Warren will undoubtedly be an invaluable asset as we continue to build our business and focus closely on delivering exceptional guest experiences.


The 226-room Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa including the recently completed Residences at Spirit Ridge, places guests in the heart of Canada’s premiere winemaking region. Framed by drastic sun-drenched landscapes, miles of vineyards and views to Osoyoos Lake, Spirit Ridge is within reach of desert golf, luxurious spa experiences, a winery and a unique cultural opportunity. Featuring an attractive Southwestern desert architecture, Spirit Ridge blends seamlessly into the natural surroundings while offering commanding views of the South Okanagan valley.


About Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa:

A true oasis, Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa places guests in the heart of Canada’s premiere wine making region, and the hottest and driest place in the Canada. The full-service resort prides itself in offering everything from spa, gourmet dining and meeting space, to award-winning winery, golf course, and Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre. For more information, visit or call 1-877-313-9463.


About Bellstar Hotels & Resorts:

Bellstar Hotels & Resorts manages and develops destination resorts and boutique hotels in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains and in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort near Golden, BC and Vancouver Island. The boutique hospitality brand combines award-winning service, employment standards and marketing excellence to deliver exceptional resort experiences for guests and owners.