FORT MCMURRAY, AB (January 27, 2009) – With five hotels in Fort McMurray, Atlific Hotels now offers one simple service to access their more than 560 high quality hotel rooms and suites. The new central reservation centre provides an easy way to locate a vacant room in the busy Fort McMurray market by calling 1-866-650-FORT or visiting www.fortmcmurrayhotels.ca
“The thriving oil industry in the region of Fort McMurray filters in thousands of workers from all over,” said Philippe Gadbois, Senior Vice President, Atlific Hotels. “We are proud to offer such a high quality group of hotels to accommodate this business. With our new central reservation centre, just one call allows guests to check availability at any of the five hotels, making it much easier to find a hotel room in this busy market.”
Owned by Temple Real Estate Investment Trust (TREIT), the five Atlific hotels located in Fort McMurray offer varied accommodation to suit any guest’s needs. Visitors can choose from spacious suites or apartment-style accommodation for longer stays or comfortable guest rooms for shorter visits. With accommodations located in the heart of downtown or close to the airport and oil sands region, the central reservation centre allows access to the widest selection of accommodations in Fort McMurray.
Along with the central reservation centre, Atlific Hotels has given its Fort McMurray properties a common visual identity making them easily recognizable to visitors. With this new identity the previous Merit Inn & Suites has become the Franklin Suite Hotel and the newest addition to the Atlific portfolio, Advantage West Inn & Suites has become Vantage Inn & Suites.
This award-winning downtown hotel offers elegant style and comfort in a choice of 92 rooms and expansive suites all with complimentary Hi-speed Internet and heated underground parking. The Merit is a full service hotel featuring three meeting rooms able to accommodate up to 100 guests as well as the Pantry Restaurant and Alexander’s Lounge.
Located in the heart of downtown Fort McMurray, this hotel offers 75 boutique style studio suites thoughtfully equipped with kitchenette and separate living and bedroom areas. Complimentary Hi-speed Internet, heated underground parking and two onsite meeting rooms make this property ideal for meetings of up to 12 people.
Located in the centre of Fort McMurray’s shopping and entertainment district, Clearwater Suite Hotel is Fort McMurray’s newest full-service, all suite hotel featuring 150 suites and heated underground parking. With five meeting rooms onsite the Clearwater can accommodate groups of up to 40 people. The Stillbrook Spa offers guests the best in relaxation after a long day of work or play.
Conveniently located in downtown Fort McMurray with heated underground parking, the Nomad Hotel & Suites offers 165 rooms in a variety of styles that deliver value for short and long-term stays. Guest rooms and suites are ideal for the shorter visits while two-bedroom apartment-style accommodations are available for longer stays.
This property is conveniently located between the Fort McMurray airport, downtown and the oil sands region. Vantage Inn & Suites offers a great value to travelers with 83 comfortable rooms and suites. Vantage Inn also features Victory Sports Bar and two meeting rooms for groups of up to 25 people.
Atlific Hotels is one of the fastest growing Canadian hotel management companies operating over 40 hotels in Canada with offices in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver. Atlific Hotels has been managing well known Canadian hotels, resorts, and extended stay properties for 50 years. Atlific Hotels has built a reputation for best in business accounting reporting, exceptional sales and marketing programs and sound operational systems. Atlific Hotels’ parent company, Ocean Properties, Ltd. operates over 100 hotels throughout the United States. Together they make up the fifth largest privately owned hotel management company in North America, operating independent hotels and resorts as well as internationally recognized hotel brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Westin and Holiday Inn. For more information please visit www.atlific.com.
Jesse Bernstein, Aerial Communications Group: