TORONTO — Delta Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to expand into Northwestern Ontario with a new hotel that is part of a Thunder Bay’s waterfront redevelopment that will include two condominiums and a commercial building for shops and restaurants.
“We are thrilled to be a part of Thunder Bay’s vibrant waterfront redevelopment,” said Ken Greene, president and CEO, Delta Hotels and Resorts. “Thunder Bay is a thriving community with natural resources that attract tourists from across Canada and around the world. It is an honour for us to bring our 4-star hotel experience to one of the best locations in the city and help play a critical role in driving tourism to the region.”
The hotel, which is due to open in 2012, will feature 150 guestrooms and suites, including 18 penthouse rooms and 10 rooms with terraces. The property will also feature 9,000-square-feet of conference and meeting space, including a 5,300-square-foot ballroom offering garden and waterfront views, a full-service restaurant and lounge with an outside terrace overlooking Lake Superior, a business centre, an indoor pool and a fitness centre.
This is the second hotel for Delta in Northern Ont., and the chain’s 12th property in Ontario; it will be operated and managed by Delta Hotels and Resorts and owned by The Re Solve Group.