In late January, Marriott International announced plans to buy Delta Hotels and Resorts, a deal that closed on April 1. Marriott completed the acquisition of the Delta Hotels and Resorts brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.
The transaction increases Marriott’s distribution in Canada to more than 120 hotels and 27,000 rooms, making Marriott the largest full-service hotel company in Canada. With the closing of the Delta transaction, Marriott’s development pipeline in Canada exceeds 45 properties and 7,300 rooms, according to Marriott International.
Marriott’s Delta portfolio comprises an range of hotels and resorts with 37 hotels and nearly 10,000 rooms in more than 30 cities across Canada. Delta offers a fresh approach to the guest experience, including its new modern guest room designs, innovative use of technology, and new properties, such as its flagship Delta Toronto located at the hub of Canada’s hottest high-rise neighborhood, South Core. In addition to key gateway cities, Delta also features one-of-a-kind hotels in resort locations such as Banff and Whistler. Download images.
Marriott plans to fully integrate Delta hotels onto its Marriott.com booking engine and Marriott Rewards platform.