WINNIPEG, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - After acquiring The Hotel Saskatchewan in April 2014, Temple Hotels Inc. ("Temple") (TSX: TPH) is reconstituting the property's grandeur as it joins the acclaimed Autograph Collection by Marriott. The Autograph Collection is an extraordinary group of independent luxury hotels worldwide that provide distinctive guest experiences. As part of this exciting new affiliation, The Hotel Saskatchewan will undergo extensive renovations to revitalize guestrooms, public spaces and restaurants commencing in January 2015. Substantial portions of the renovations are to be completed by next summer.
"Temple is honoured to have The Hotel Saskatchewan join the Autograph Collection," said Arni Thorsteinson, Chief Executive Officer. "The uncompromising originality and exceptional hospitality of The Hotel Saskatchewan will be in excellent company amongst the iconic Autograph Collection properties."
Autograph Collection properties are located in dynamic gateway cities and preferred destinations across the world. The personality and individuality of this unique group of properties provides the ultimate experience that reflects the adventurous spirit and originality of the guests who seek unique hospitality.
Since 1927, Hotel Saskatchewan has been one of the premier hotels in Regina featuring 224 guestrooms, wide range of dining options, lounge and 14,000 square feet of meeting/function space. Additional conveniences include on-site barbershop, shoe shine, patisserie, fitness centre, spa and gift shop. Hotel Saskatchewan is located in the heart of downtown Regina overlooking beautiful Victoria Park. The property affords access to various restaurants, Casino Regina, the Cornwall Centre and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Regina International Airport (YQR) is a 10-minute drive from the hotel.
Temple is a real estate investment company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TPH (common shares), TPH.DB.C, TPH.DB.D, TPH.DB.E and TPH.DB.F (convertible debentures). The objective of Temple is to provide shareholders with stable cash dividends from investment in a diversified portfolio of hotel properties and related assets. For further information on Temple, please visit our website at www.templehotels.ca.
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SOURCE: Temple Hotels Inc.
For further information: Arni Thorsteinson, Chief Executive Officer, or Gino Romagnoli, Executive Vice President; Tel: (204) 475-9090, Fax: (204) 452-5505, Email: [email protected]