July 22, 2014 (Calgary, AB) – Delta Hotels and Resorts announced today a new four-star full- service hotel in Calgary, Alberta, that showcases Delta’s reinvigorated brand through modern design and innovation. Slated to open in conjunction with the airport’s new international terminal, the new Delta Calgary International Airport is located within the terminal complex currently under construction.
The new Delta Calgary International Airport will offer direct guest access to the hotel lobby from the international terminal’s flight arrival and departures levels and vehicle access at the departures level. Complementing the superior guest convenience are unobstructed views of both the busy rampside operations and curbside surrounding areas.
The new hotel will consist of 318 ModeRoom™ guest rooms and suites; more than 17,000 square feet of conference and meeting space including a 6,000 square foot ballroom for up to 500 people and a combination of executive boardroom-style and conference rooms; a restaurant and lounge; a spa and indoor pool; and a state-of-the-art fitness centre, overlooking the airport runways and Rocky Mountain peaks.
"We are thrilled to participate in Calgary International Airport’s expansion and advancement of the region’s economic activity, with the opening of a landmark Delta hotel,” says Ken Greene, President & CEO, Delta Hotels and Resorts. “With more than 14 million business and leisure travellers transiting Calgary International each year, we are excited to welcome guests to the Delta Calgary International Airport with our fresh, modern design and unparalleled convenience and service. It will be an oasis for international and domestic travellers.”
"We are pleased the Delta Hotels and Resorts has selected YYC to expand their business by adding a new four-star hotel experience to our growing airport,” says Stephan Poirier, Senior Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer. “The new brand, combined with Delta’s reputation for delivering first-rate amenities and world-renowned customer service, will be a great addition to our state-of-the-art international facility and another great on-airport hotel option for the millions of visitors that come through YYC each year.”
With 41 hotels and resorts located in every province in Canada, Delta is the largest Canadian owned hotel company, with a coast to coast presence. Current plans for new openings include Delta Waterloo in Ontario in August 2014, Delta Thunder Bay in Ontario in 2015, Delta Prince George in B.C. in 2015 and Delta Burlington in Ontario in 2018. Delta’s flagship hotel in downtown Toronto is scheduled to open in late autumn 2014.
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About Delta Hotels and Resorts
A leading Canadian hotel management company, Delta Hotels and Resorts operates and franchises a diversified portfolio with 41 full-service, city centre and airport hotels and resorts under the Delta brand. Widely regarded as Canada’s “brand of choice” by guests and owners, Delta also distinguishes itself as an exemplary employer. It is the only hotel company to have been recognized for its sustained focus on business excellence by the prestigious Excellence Canada with three Canada Awards for Excellence. The hospitality company has also consistently ranked as one of the country’s 50 Best Employers for 14 years, and has been named to the Green 30 since 2010. As well, its national sustainability program, Delta Greens is the most comprehensive and ambitious in the hospitality industry touching on every aspect of the hotel business. Delta’s Corporate Social Responsibility platform, Delta Helps, includes a chain-wide commitment to the communities it serves through a national partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada, participation in the Hotel Association of Canada’s Green Key Eco-Rating program, and work with various other charitable groups. Delta Hotels Limited is privately owned by the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation. For more information, please visit Delta's website.