Starwood Expands in Alberta


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is set for expansion in Alberta with the signings of two new-build properties – The Westin Calgary Airport, owned by PAL Hospitality Ltd., and The Westin Edmonton Gateway, owned by Neelam Investments Ltd.

With 250 guest rooms, The Westin Calgary Airport will be located directly on Calgary International Airport property. The five-storey hotel will feature a Westin Club Lounge, 30,000 square feet of meeting space, restaurant and lounge.

The Westin Edmonton Gateway will offer 225 guest rooms, as well as a Westin Club Lounge, full restaurant, contemporary bar and more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel will be located near The Anthony Henday Expressway, which encircles Edmonton, providing convenient access throughout the city and to downtown.

“These hotels are a great example of how Starwood is working proactively to increase our portfolio throughout Canada with the right partners, the right properties and in the right places,” said Scott T. Duff, senior director development – Canada & Alaska. “Our solid portfolio of 67 hotels in the country across seven of our brands positions us well for continued growth across the country across all segments.”