Fortis converts Greenwood to Best Western

Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport, formerly the Greenwood Inn

Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport, formerly the Greenwood Inn

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Fortis converts Greenwood to Best Western

WINNIPEG—Fortis Properties Corporation announced last month
that it will convert the former Greenwood Inn and Suites Winnipeg to Best
Western Plus Winnipeg Airport. The company invested approximately $3.1 million in
renovations and upgrades to bring a full service Best Western Plus to the
Winnipeg market.

“As a growth-oriented company, we are pleased to bring this
investment to fruition and see our tremendous team of employees in Winnipeg
achieve this significant milestone,” said Aodhan Sheahan, director of
hospitality – Western Region. “This is our second hotel that operates under the
Best Western Plus brand and it is exciting to take another step forward in our
efforts to provide great hotels and service to our customers across Canada.”

“Under the Best Western Plus brand, we are able to provide
customers and guests with a greater range of products and services to
accommodate their business and leisure needs,” said Steve Walker, general manager of Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport. “We look forward to continuing
our commitment to providing quality service to guests, many of whom are
long-standing customers of the hotel.”

Property improvements began in August 2013 with final
renovations to be completed by end of year. The hotel is conveniently located
close to the Winnipeg International Airport and features a total of 213
guestrooms including suites along with 8,000 square feet of meeting space.

New Best Western in Redwater, AB

Best Western Plus Redwater Inn & Suites is now open, and
is located about 45 minutes NE of Edmonton. Located one block from the Redwater
Community Golf Course, Community Health Center and Redwater Police Station, the
hotel provides easy access to downtown, bank, liquor store, restaurant,
etc.  The property has 74 full
kitchen rooms suitable for long term stays, business people and families. All
rooms come with fridge, microwave, hairdryer, iron, in-room coffee maker,
wireless high-speed Internet and wired high-speed Internet access, and some
suites have fireplaces and whirlpools. A steam room and pool are also
available.

Canalta to open in Selkirk, MB

SELKIRK, MB—Canalta hotels, which has 36 properties in
Alberta and Saskatchewan, is opening its first hotel in Selkirk, MB next
summer, according to the Winnipeg Free Press. “Selkirk has needed a new,
current (hotel) facility,” said John Pearson, a broker with Shindico in
the Free Press article. Pearson added that there has been a rise of residential
and retail development in the area over the last decade, including a Walmart,
Boston Pizza and other retailers. The 84-room hotel is under construction in
the Selkirk Crossing retail power centre.