Trina White

General Manager

Parkside Hotel & Spa

Trina White has a diverse background in the hotel business with more than 20 years of experience, including 18 years in management roles. She specializes in leadership, team building and sustainability in the workplace. Her career began as an adventure tour guide, before she moved into hotels. Once starting there, White worked in a variety of positions, from Sales to Conference Services to Guest Service Manager. White is known for her commitment to integrating environmental practices into everyday business. In 2010, Hotelier Magazine recognized her work in this area in a feature story. In 2019 Trina was also invited to interview Bruce Poon Tip, the founder of G Tours, for a local conference.rnrnIn addition to working as the General Manager of The Parkside Hotel & Spa, where she has been since 2009, White also teaches at Royal Roads University and Camosun College. Prior to joining The Parkside Hotel & Spa, White worked in a number of hotels and positions, including Director of Operations and Sales at the Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa, Sales Manager for Sandman Hotels, Inns and Suites, and numerous other roles within Delta Hotels. White also owned and operated her own restaurant for a number of years, as well as worked as an adventure tour guide.