TORONTO, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - The GTAA is excited to announce that Groupe
Germain Hospitality will be building and operating ALT Hotel located at
Toronto Pearson International Airport.
Construction will begin shortly on this 'no frills-chic' hotel inspired
by trends in Europe and Asia. The 149 room hotel will be located
adjacent to Terminals 1 and 3, at the end of the LINK train line. This
prime location will allow guests easy access to accommodations at the
The ALT Hotel Toronto Pearson will offer more than 10,000 square feet of
meeting space in a modern setting. In addition, the hotel will include
a gym and workout area and the property's lobby will feature a café and reading areas. The hotel will have 13 floors housing comfortable
rooms with a clever and original design. The interior will reflect the
design that characterizes ALT Hotels' signature style of chic interiors
without any superfluous details.
"We are very excited to be working with Groupe Germain Hospitality,"
said Lloyd McCoomb, President and CEO for the GTAA. "The ALT Hotel
concept is an ideal fit for our business and leisure guests who are
looking for simple, yet stylish accommodations close to the airport at
an affordable price."
"An analysis of the Canadian market has shown that there is a very clear
need for this type of hotel, especially for business customers and
transit passengers," said Christiane Germain, Co-president and CEO of
Groupe Germain Hospitality.
The ALT Hotel concept is flexible and allows for rapid development
because of its construction method, which uses the concept of the
The new ALT Hotel Toronto Pearson is scheduled to open in the spring of
About Groupe Germain Hospitality
A family-owned Quebec company, Groupe Germain owns and operates five Le
Germain Boutique-hotels - in Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto and
Calgary. In 2010, Hôtel Le Germain Calgary and Hôtel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square
opened and strengthened the brand's offer and national reach. Groupe Germain Hospitality also owns and operates two "no-frills-chic"
ALT Hotels: in Montreal's Quartier DIX30 and Quebec City. A third ALT
Hotel - the brand's first property outside of Quebec - is scheduled to
open in the Spring of 2012. Groupe Germain Hospitality is renowned for
the impeccable warmth and style it brings to its properties.
The GTAA is the operator of Toronto Pearson International Airport, the
busiest airport in Canada and one of the largest airports in North
America in terms of passenger and air cargo traffic. In 2010, Toronto
Pearson handled an estimated 31.9 million passengers. The focus of the
GTAA continues to be on competitiveness, growing the airport's status
as an international gateway, meeting the needs of our travellers and
ensuring the long-term success of the organization, our airline
customers and the regional economy.
SOURCE Greater Toronto Airports Authority
For further information:
GTAA Media Office (416) 776-3709
ALT Hotels - Hugo Germain (418) 266-1080
Director of Development - ALT Hotels Canada