By Colleen Isherwood
MISSISSAUGA — Marriott opened 23 hotels in Canada in 2019 under the following brands: Four Points (4), Residence Inn (4), TownePlace Suites (4), Fairfield (2), Courtyard (2), Element (1), Delta Hotels (4), JW Marriott (1) and Westin (1). The company currently has 250 hotels open in Canada. Here’s a look at some of the most active brands.
Delta: Marriott has been dramatically growing Delta Hotels since it took over the brand in 2015. “As of our last earnings call (Q3 2019), there are 74 hotels open globally, including 34 open in the U.S. and 37 open in Canada,” said Paul Loehr, regional vice-president lodging development for Canada. “There are 36 in the global pipeline, including 22 in the U.S. and two in Canada.”
The two signed hotels are both conversions: Chateau Mont-Sainte-Anne in Beaupré, Que., and Edward Markham Hotel in Markham, Ont.