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Superior Lodging Wins Prestigious Pinnacle Award “2016 Hotel Company of the Year”


Calgary-based Superior Lodging Corp is very pleased to announce the company has been selected as Hotelier Magazine’s 2016 Hotel Company of the Year. This prestigious award is a remarkable honour at the end of a challenging year that the company weathered with grace, determination and exceptional results.

The award is presented once a year and recognizes a company that excels within the hospitality and hotel industry and shows leadership and innovation in all areas of operations and staff management. Due in large part to a strategy of geographic diversification of assets, acquisition of the Travelodge brand, and leveraging existing relationships for further growth, the company was able to achieve solid returns in spite of slumping oil prices and a stagnant economy.

The award was presented at Toronto’s Royal York Hotel at the Pinnacle Awards ceremony held December 2, 2016.  Marc Staniloff accepted the award on behalf of his team with many colleagues  and friends in attendance. “I am very grateful for the people who surround me - their boundless energy, enthusiasm and love for our company and our industry,” said Staniloff. “We are absolutely thrilled to be the recipient of the 2016 Hotel Company of the Year. This award is an incredible honour and I’m so pleased to share it with our entire team.”

Superior Lodging Corp. is a privately owned national hotel development and real estate investment company that has been delivering consistent high-yielding returns for investors in  the hospitality sector for over 20 years. Superior Lodging is widely recognized for developing Super 8® into one of Canada’s most successful hotel brands. Additionally, the company also develops the Microtel brand in Canada with 14 locations nationally. In 2015 the company partnered with Waramaug Hospitality Canada LLC to acquire the master license rights for Travelodge in Canada.

Superior Lodging Corporation was named to Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2015 for  excellence in business performance. The company has been integral in planning, developing, financing and managing over 190 hotels and $1 billion in real estate assets with a specific focus on branded limited-service hotels. The Canadian collection of hotel brands includes: Super 8, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, Travelodge, Thriftlodge, Courtyard Marriott, Residence Inn Marriott, Holiday Inn Express and JMarc Suites.