Delta Hotels and Resorts Named Hotelier on Thunder Bay's Waterfront Redevelopment
TORONTO—Delta Hotels and Resorts has announced its expansion into Northwestern Ontario with a new hotel that will be constructed on Prince Arthur's Landing as part of Thunder Bay's waterfront redevelopment. The hotel is expected to create approximately 110 jobs, and is part of a private sector investment which also consists of two condominiums, and a commercial building for shops and restaurants. READER COMMENTS
The Delta Thunder Bay Hotel and Conference Centre will become the city's first 4-star upscale, full service hotel after a more than $20 million investment. Slated to open in early 2014, the hotel will offer 150 guestrooms and suites including 18 penthouse rooms and 10 rooms with terraces. The hotel will feature Delta's new ModeRoom guestrooms which are include special technology features.
"We are thrilled to be a part of Thunder Bay's vibrant waterfront redevelopment," says Ken Greene, president & CEO, Delta Hotels and Resorts, in an announcement. "Thunder Bay is a thriving community with natural resources that attract tourists from across Canada and around the world. It is an honour for us to bring our 4-star hotel experience to one of the best locations in the city, and help play a critical role in driving tourism to the region."
The hotel will also include 9,000 square feet of conference and meeting space including a 5,300 square foot ballroom offering garden and waterfront views, a full service restaurant and lounge with an outside terrace overlooking Lake Superior, a business center, indoor pool, and fitness center.
The Delta Thunder Bay will be managed and operated by Delta Hotels and Resorts, and is owned by The Re Solve Group, residential and commercial developers in Manitoba and Ontario. Construction is being handled by local based Manshield Construction, and the project was designed by architecture and planning firm Brook McIlroy based in Toronto and Thunder Bay.
The Delta Thunder Bay will be the second hotel for Delta in Northern Ontario, and the chain's 12th property in Ontario.