TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada announced on Feb. 23 the winners of its 2015 Hospitality Awards, which recognize the best properties in the hotel franchisor’s portfolio. During the annual Choice Hotels International Convention, being held May 12-14 at the Mandalay Bay hotel, in Las Vegas, Choice’s Canadian Hotel of the Year will be announced.
Chosen from more than 300 Choice Hotels Canada properties, the recipients make up the top 10 per cent of its hotels. The 32 honourees include 12 Platinum recipients, which represent the top 3 per cent of Choice Canada’s portfolio. The remaining 20 received Gold awards.
“When it comes to hospitality excellence, our award recipients continued to raise the bar this year,” says Tim Oldfield, managing director, Choice Hotels Canada. “It’s abundantly clear that these properties are committed to putting guest satisfaction first every single day and are fantastic examples for all hotels in the Choice Canada family.”
To qualify for a Platinum or Gold Hospitality Award, properties must excel in a variety of categories, including guest satisfaction and independent quality reviews. The list of 2015 recipients includes the following:
Platinum Hospitality Award Recipients
Comfort Inn, Halifax, N.S.; Comfort Hotel Bayer’s Lake, Halifax; Comfort Inn, Gander, N.L. Quality Suites, Drummondville, Que; Quality Inn & Suites, Val d’Or, Que.; Quality Inn & Suites, Petawawa, Ont.; Quality Inn & Suites Bay Front, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.; Quality Inn & Suites, Thompson, Man.
Econo Lodge Montmorency Falls, Boischatel, Que; Econo Lodge, Woodstock, Ont. MainStay Suites, Winnipeg.
Gold Hospitality Award Recipients:
Comfort Inn & Suites, Moose Jaw, Sask.; Comfort Inn, New Glasgow, N.S.; Comfort Inn South, Winnipeg, Man.; Comfort Inn, Sturgeon Falls, Ont.; Comfort Inn, Mont Laurier, Que.; Comfort Inn & Suites, Levis, Que.; Comfort Inn & Suites, Airdrie, Alta.; Comfort Inn & Suites, Virden, Man.; Comfort Inn & Suites, Salmon Arm, B.C.; Comfort Inn & Suites, Fox Creek, Alta.
Quality Hotel & Suites, Woodstock, Ont.; Quality Inn & Suites, Matane, Que.; Quality Inn & Suites, Levis, Que.; Quality Inn & Suites, Victoriaville, Que.; Quality Inn, Rouyn-Noranda, Que.
Rodeway Inn Fallsview, Niagara Falls, Ont.
Sleep Inn Regina East, Emerald Park, Sask.
Econo Lodge, Winnipeg; Econo Lodge, St-Apollinaire, Que.; Econo Lodge, New Liskeard, Ont.