The diversification of the Gillette Group began with its foray into the hospitality and entertainment industries. There are two main companies that operate in this arena.
Cascadia Hotel and Conference Centre
Body Works Gym
Located in the foothills of the Northern range, the Cascadia Hotel is five minutes away from the Capital city of Port of Spain, Trinidad. The property, which was previously known as Valley View hotel, was purchased by the Gillette Group in 1998 and is comprised of 25 acres of some of the best-landscaped lands in Port of Spain. Cascadia can boast of having some of the best recreational facilities in the Island, the range of services includes a gym and sauna facilities, tennis and squash courts and swimming pool and Water Park.
Cascadia recently refurbished guest rooms with full service penthouse and executive suites with balconies are rated amongst the finest accommodations in the Trinidad. All the five star services are available at Cascadia Hotel; full Internet and business services are available for the business traveller and are also used extensively by the conference centre clientele.
To complement both the guests and conference delegates Cascadia Hotel possesses a full lounge and dining facility and offers both local and international cuisine, vegetarian and seafood dishes.
The Cascadia Hotel has recently renovated its 5 conference rooms, which can seat up to 200 people in an intimate setting or up to 1000 persons in the ballroom. In 2004 Cascadia Hotel and Conference Centre became the first I Hotel (Internet Ready) in Trinidad and Tobago to offer total and complete wireless High Speed Internet Access throughout their Hotel From High Speed Internet in all their Guest Rooms, to Go remote International Roaming for all International travellers, to a fully functional, wireless multi media conference centre with video conferencing, telecommute and live telecast facilities. The Cascadia Hotel and Conference Center has now re-marketed itself to cater for the business professional where wireless high-speed Internet means they could have access to all the information they needed to either close vital deals while being out of the office.