TORONTO, Dec. 16 /CNW/ - Capturing the true spirit of holiday giving, Delta Hotels and Resorts will again offer complimentary accommodations to family members caring for hospitalized relatives, through its annual program, A Home for the Holidays.
Now in its 20th year, A Home for the Holidays is another example of Delta's ongoing commitment to its local communities. Delta hotels and resorts will partner with local hospitals to extend complimentary short-term stays between mid-December and early January (dates vary according to hotel).
"Being with family is important during the holiday season, although for some it can be difficult when a loved one is hospitalized," says Hank Stackhouse, President & CEO, Delta Hotels and Resorts. "A Home for the Holidays helps bring comfort and emotional support to families during what can be a very stressful time in their lives."
The hospital's program administrator will make reservations for qualified visitors with the participating hotel or resort.
Following is a list of the 29 participating Delta hotels and resorts in the 2009 A Home for the Holidays program:
City Province Hotel Name
Victoria British Columbia Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe
Vancouver British Columbia Delta Vancouver Airport
Vancouver British Columbia Delta Vancouver Suites
Burnaby British Columbia Delta Burnaby
Kelowna British Columbia Delta Grand Okanagan
Calgary Alberta Delta Bow Valley
Calgary Alberta Delta Calgary Airport
Calgary Alberta Delta Calgary South
Edmonton Alberta Delta Edmonton Centre Suite
Edmonton Alberta Delta Edmonton South
Regina Saskatchewan Delta Regina
London Ontario Delta London Armouries
Guelph Ontario Delta Guelph
Mississauga Ontario Delta Meadowvale
Mississauga Ontario Delta Toronto Airport West
Toronto Ontario Delta Chelsea
Toronto Ontario Delta Toronto East
Markham Ontario Delta Markham
Muskoka Ontario Delta Grandview Resort
Ottawa Ontario Delta Ottawa
Montreal Quebec Delta Centre-Ville
Sherbrooke Quebec Delta Sherbrooke
Trois-Rivières Quebec Delta Trois-Rivières
Saint John New Brunswick Delta Brunswick
Moncton New Brunswick Delta Beausejour
Halifax Nova Scotia Delta Halifax
Halifax Nova Scotia Delta Barrington
Sydney Nova Scotia Delta Sydney
Charlottetown Prince Edward Island Delta Prince Edward
A Home for the Holidays has helped thousands of families since its launch in 1990 and is part of the brand's corporate social responsibility program, Delta Helps.
About Delta Hotels and Resorts
A leading Canadian hotel management company, Delta Hotels and Resorts operates and franchises a diversified portfolio with 44 full-service, city centre and airport hotels and resorts under the Delta brand. Widely regarded as Canada's "brand of choice" by guests and owners, Delta also distinguishes itself as an exemplary employer. It is the only hotel company to have been recognized for its sustained focus on business excellence by the prestigious National Quality Institute with three Canada Awards for Excellence, including the award program's highest honour, the Order of Excellence (2007). The company also consistently ranks as one of the country's best employers in The Globe and Mail's Report on Business annual "50 Best Employers" list (2001-2003, 2005-2009). As well, its Corporate Social Responsibility platform, Delta Helps, includes a chain-wide commitment to the communities it serves through a national partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada, participation in the Hotel Association of Canada's Green Key Eco-Rating program, and work with various other charitable groups. For more information, visit www.deltahotels.com.
SOURCE Delta Hotels and Resorts
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