Simply Elegant is a hospitality firm. But what does it mean to you, our customer? Here we explain what hospitality services are and why Simply Elegant is a hospitality firm.

Why is this important to you?

As a hospitality firm, we provide one-stop-shop for all the services associated to hosting an event. Your time is valuable and likely better spent focusing on core activities. Our team does this every day, we are very good at it. Let our team take care of the details, so we can reduce your workload, stress and save you money.

What comes to mind when you think of hospitality service firms?

Usually, it’s something related to hotels, tourism and travel. These are all part of the hospitality industry too. According to this list from Yahoo Finance, the most prominent companies are indeed in accommodations and travel sub-categories.

However, there are other niches in the hospitality industry. This list from has a greater variety of Alberta-based hospitality companies including venues, coffee shops, catering and event management companies.

Let’s visualize a hospitality industry.

A 3-level contained diagram where the biggest layer represents the services sector, the middle is the hospitality industry, and the smallest area represents catering, event management, venue selection, etc.

Simply Elegant started as a Calgary catering company in 1996. Over the years, we grew into a full-service hospitality firm offering our clients a one-stop-shop experience in planning and managing events in Calgary.

The way we see it, the foundation of a hospitality firm is in

creating memorable leisurely experiences for its customers.

A successful hospitality company does this by providing the customer with all of their needs, wants, and desires. This includes everything from the food and drink to the ambiance and décor.

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This is what Simply Elegant is and what we aim towards.

Frequently asked questions

What is the hospitality industry?

The hospitality industry belongs to the Services sector of the economy. It hosts such sub-industries as accommodations, food and beverages, including catering, event management, etc.

What is hospitality experience?

The true hospitality experience is aimed at fulfilling customer’s needs, wants, and desires.

Does SAIT offer hospitality management?

The South Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary offers a hospitality and tourism management program. It’s a new 2-year diploma program accepting applications from both domestic and international students. Learn more about this program.