Thursday January 23rd, 2014 - 10:22AM
ROCKVILLE, MD—Choice Hotels International, Inc. has partnered with Maplewood Hotels & Resorts to develop new Cambria Suites properties in Canada. Maplewood is a joint venture between Driftwood Hospitality Management and Pacrim Hospitality Services, Inc.
Currently, there a no Cambria Suites open in Canada.
“The lodging sector in Canada is experiencing momentous growth, making it the ideal market to bring the Cambria Suites brand to key locations,” stated Carlos Rodriguez, EVP/Driftwood. “Through our strategic partnership with Pacrim, Maplewood is perfectly poised to introduce Cambria Suites to today's Canadian traveler in key urban markets.”
Designed as a lifestyle hotel brand, all Cambria Suites are new construction and feature a spacious lobby. All suites include separate living, working and sleeping space and MediaHub technology allows Internet connectivity for a variety of electronic devices.
"Choice Hotels is excited to share the Cambria Suites experience with Canadian travelers. The brand continues tremendous growth in top-tier, key markets and Canada is an ideal location," stated Michael Murphy, SVP/upscale brands for Choice Hotels. “The unique blend of style, smart design and sophisticated technology that is the Cambria Suites experience is sure to resonate well within this market.”
Glenn Squires, CEO of Pacrim, added, “Pacrim has been a major hotel developer in Canada since the mid-1990s and we are looking forward to developing Cambria Suites across Canada. We expect to have a minimum of five Cambria Suites Hotels under construction in 2014 with openings to occur starting in spring of 2015.”