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Marion Harper Treskin

Marion Harper Treskin

Dual General Manager
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

the DOUGLAS, an Autograph Collection Hotel

In her role as General Manager, Marion Harper Treskin oversees all aspects of operations at the resort’s two hotels, the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and the DOUGLAS, an Autograph Collection Hotel. Marion brings more than 30 years of hospitality experience, leadership and award-winning achievements to the Marriott International executive team. Her experience includes five years as General Manager of The Westin Bayshore in downtown Vancouver and seven years serving in the same capacity at The Westin Grand Vancouver.

A graduate of Ontario’s Centennial College, with a diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Administration, Marion began her management career with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts at the Lodge at Kananaskis before moving west to join the opening team of the Ocean Pointe Resort in Victoria, BC. Following her time in Victoria, she moved to the mountain resort town of Whistler becoming Banquet Director at Delta Whistler Resort before joining Powder Resort Properties, where she held a number of positions including Front office, Revenue management and Reservations.  While at Powder Resort Properties Marion took on the position of Project manager for several of their hotel openings.

In 1999, Marion was again part of an opening team, this time as Director of Guest Services at the Westin Resort and Spa in Whistler. She was quickly promoted to Assistant General Manager, and then Regional Director of Sales and Marketing, before moving to Vancouver to join The Westin Grand as General Manager.  In 2011, Marion joined the Westin Bayshore as General Manager and is now an integral part of the Parq Vancouver executive management team.

During her time in Vancouver, Marion has served two terms on the Tourism Vancouver Board of Directors and is currently the incoming Chair. She is also a founding chair of the Hotel Association of Vancouver and the Vancouver Hotel Destination Association.  She has served on the Westin General Manager Brand advisory board. In 2005, Marion accepted the coveted Sales Leader of the Year Award for the Pacific Northwest Region, granted annually by Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. In 2018, Marion received the Mustang award to recognize her efforts as the General Manager for the opening of the resort. Marion lives on the North Shore with her husband and two boys and spends her spare time on the football fields and in the hockey rink. 

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