Hilton Worldwide, McLean, Virginia announced on Thursday that it signed three hotels in Canada under its Homewood Suites by Hilton brand.
The new hotels include:
- Homewood Suites/Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Calgary Airport — Dual-branded property featuring 120 rooms for Homewood Suites and 136 rooms for Hampton is slated to open in Q1 2013 and is owned by Prestige Hospitality.
- Homewood Suites/Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Calgary — Dual-branded hotel featuring 117 rooms for Homewood Suites and 198 rooms for Hilton Garden Inn is slated to open in Q2 2014 and is owned by Widewaters Hotels.
- Homewood Suites Montreal Airport property featuring 142 rooms in Q2 2014. The hotel is owned by CHSM Inc.
“We look forward to expanding our Canadian footprint into Alberta and are pleased that two of the three recently signed Canada agreements are for dual-branded properties with hotels in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio. This speaks to the strength and efficiencies of the dual-branded model that Homewood Suites pioneered,” said Bill Duncan, global head, brand management, Homewood Suites by Hilton.
In 2011, Homewood’s Canadian portfolio performed strongly with more than a 5% increase in both occupancy and ADR, and a double-digit increase in RevPAR. The balance of the brand’s current Canadian portfolio is located in Ontario and Quebec, including locations in Burlington, Cambridge, London, Markham, Mississauga, Mont Tremblant, Oakville, Sudbury, Vaughan and Toronto Airport, which shares a flag with Hampton Inn & Suites.