WHO WE ARE
Our Hotel Management division was started in the year 2001, with the construction of the Days Inn in Steinbach, by Bob and Dorothy Schinkel. The company remains a family run business based in Steinbach, Manitoba with hotels in Winnipeg, Steinbach and Winkler. The hotels are operated by their son, Justin and construction operated by their son, Evan. We own and operate all the properties and have a goal to create a fun and relaxing environment for all of our guests. We are actively looking to become third party managers for hotel investors.
The Human Resources team provides a fun family atmosphere for both our guests and the people we work with through continuous training of existing staff. Workshops and seminars for staff.
Manitoba Tourism and Education Council training available to all staff.
Employee driven performance evaluations and goal-setting.
Active training of new people entering the hotel industry.
Low turnover through good working conditions, medical benefits, dental benefits and a management open door policy.
We staff our hotels with strong General Managers who are adaptable, open to learning and are leaders in the hospitality industry.
Centralized accounting and home office staff supporting each General Manager.
Daily reviews of occupancy, ADR, RevPAR and forecasts.
Innovative thinking to stay ahead of the competition.
Keeping funds aside for property improvements.
Food and beverage management.
Yield management to maximize revenue.
Sales and Marketing
The sales and marketing team work together with the General Manager to develop an annual marketing plan and budget specific to the needs of each hotel’s market.
Having a centralized Sales team.
Utilizing the power of cross-selling between all the properties.
Ongoing Front Desk sales and customer service training.
Centralized marketing co-ordination and development.
Public relations with the media.
Working with the franchises to maximize sales.
Social media utilization.
Online search optimization and marketing.
The centralized office based in Steinbach Manitoba ensures proper controls are in place over expenses and that any expenditures are good value for money spent.
Identify cost saving opportunities.
Have economies of scale in the home office.
Reduce the Manager’s time spent on administration so they can concentrate on enhancing the guest experience.
Have payroll and accounts payable done at home office.
Justin SchinkelCOO & Innkeepers CEO
204.326.2640 Ext. 201
204.257.2640 Ext. 201
Chris EsauCFO & Controller
204.326.2640 Ext. 204
204.257.2640 Ext. 204
Steph KlassenMarketing Specialist
Charly ScottDirector of Business Development
The team’s mission is genuine care. We truly believe that if we genuinely care for our team members and coworkers; they will genuinely care for our clients, which will eventually lead to profits. We fully recognize that this is a lofty goal that will be continuously worked on throughout our lives.
One area that we show our genuine care is through actively giving back to the communities we are lucky to be in. We do this through washing over 25,000 coats for the Koats for Kids program the last few years, working with local charities such The Bethesda Foundation and many more. Each hotel actively gives back to the community that we are located in.
We enjoy every day that we get to come to work and look forward to working with you.
WE ARE PROUD SUPPORTERS OF
OUR TEAM HAS WASHED OVER 25,000 COATS SO FAR!