MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton announced deals for three Tru by Hilton properties in Canada, with the first Canadian location expected to open in 2018, followed by two properties in 2019.
The first Canadian Tru by Hilton property, set to launch in 2018, will be the 92-room Tru by Hilton Edmonton-Windermere in Alberta.
The 120-room Tru by Hilton Markham will be developed by Hanisha Incorporated & Lodson Investments Corporation and will open in 2019. This property is a dual-brand project with Home2 Suites — Hilton’s all-suite accommodations option. The 95-room Tru by Hilton Kingston will be developed by Canada Ltd. and is expected to open in 2019.
“We’re incredibly excited to bring Tru by Hilton to the Canadian market. This marks a new chapter for this brand, and we know it will have broad appeal to travellers who span generations, but have a similar ‘zest for life’ mindset,” says Alexandra Jaritz, global head, Tru by Hilton.
When completed, the new hotels will provide guests with smart and efficiently designed guestrooms and public spaces. Property features include lobbies with 268 sq.-meters of public space with areas to work, play games, eat or lounge; a build-your-own complimentary “Top It” breakfast bar; rooms that with oversized windows, 55-inch TVs and premium bath amenities; national- and local-brand gourmet snacks and drinks — including single-serve beer and wine — available 24/7 in the “Eat. & Sip.” market located in the heart of the lobby; and amenities such as mobile check-in, Digital Key, free Wi-Fi, remote printing and charging stations.