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Matthew Mackenzie

General Manager

The Algonquin Resort - St. Andrews By The Sea

From coast to coast Matthew is a successful operator of full service luxury resorts with a career spanning 22 years. Matthew is well versed in all facets of operations, sales and service training excellence resulting in strong teams, exemplary service and profitable returns for stakeholder. Currently at the helm of The Algonquin Resort and Golf Course recently rated 4 Diamonds and has been awarded Canada Select 5 Stars in 2015. The Algonquin Resort is the first Marriott Autograph Collection property in Canada and the overall facility was ranked #6 for Canada’s top resorts in 2014 following a $50 million dollar full renovation.

A career hotelier; Mackenzie most recently was the General Manager for conferences and hospitality at The Banff Center, the world's largest arts and creativity incubator. Previously, executive career highlights include General Manager of the renown Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa and Highlands links Golf Course located in Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia; the Atlantica Hotel & Marina Oak Island in Lunenburg Country, Nova Scotia and has held positions at some of Canada’s most beloved resorts and hotels, including Sooke Harbour House, Fairmont Chateau Whistler and the Delta Grand Okanagan.

Matthew is a strong supporter to regional efforts in each of the communities has called home and is the current Chair of the Charlotte Coastal Regional Tourism Association and previously a board member for Destination Cape Breton’s Marketing Committee.

In addition to resort operations Matthew has successful operated three Aveda concept spas and two of Canada’s top ranked golf courses and been awarded several awards of excellence.


184 Adolphus Street, St. Andrews By-The-Sea, NB, E5B 1T7


Induction Date

19 February 2015