VANCOUVER, BC–Coast Hotels Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of APA Hotel Canada, Inc. and one of North America’s fastest-growing and one of Canada’s largest hotel brands, is pleased to announce the permanent relocation of Jin Sasaki, President, from Japan to its corporate headquarters in Vancouver, B.C.
Mr. Sasaki was appointed President of Coast Hotels Limited in September 2018 and has been guiding the strategic direction of the company from APA Hotels’ headquarters in Japan while frequently travelling to Canada. He is known as an experienced strategic leader with a proven track record in international business development, mergers, and acquisitions.
“It’s an honour and a privilege for me to join the talented leadership team in Vancouver and leverage new opportunities that will advance distribution for Coast Hotels in major gateway cities throughout North America,” said Jin Sasaki. “With the unwavering commitment of APA Hotels to the growth of this portfolio of one-of-a-kind properties and an unmatched dedication to guests, we are well-positioned for the long-term success of the company.”
Coast Hotels has been advancing its exponential growth strategy as the hospitality industry is recovering from the global pandemic. In the last five months, the company added four hotels to its portfolio including the acquisition and rebranding of the Regency Suites Hotel Calgary to the Coast Calgary Downtown Hotel & Suites by APA. On May 25th, the company will add The Oceanside, a Coast Hotel, in Sechelt B.C. to its growing list of franchised properties.