Member Media Release: Choice Hotels Canada Wins 2014 Company of the Year | Canadian Franchise Association

Member Media Release: Choice Hotels Canada Wins 2014 Company of the Year

Hotel franchisor recognized with prestigious Hotelier Pinnacle award

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2014 /CNW/Choice Hotels Canada, Canada’s largest hotel franchisor, has received top industry accolades as the 2014 Hotelier Pinnacle award winner for Company of the Year in the national category. The highly coveted award demonstrates recognition of the company’s strong success and growth in the Canadian marketplace.

“Just to be nominated for an award like this is a huge honour,” says Tim Oldfield, managing director, Choice Hotels Canada. “We are so proud and excited to see all our hard work and commitment to excellence be recognized through the industry. This is a great way to close out the year.”

Established in 1988, the Pinnacle Awards recognize leaders in the hospitality and foodservice industry. Nominees are chosen based on performance in three areas: leadership, initiative and business excellence. The awards spotlight companies whose innovation, creativity and successful business strategies have led to their success.

“The addition of great new hotels into our system allows us to continue to expand Choice’s footprint across the country,” says Brian Leon, managing director, Choice Hotels Canada. “Our strong development pipeline certainly reflects the significant value we deliver to our franchisees.”

There are 10 prestigious awards given out each year at the Pinnacle Awards Luncheon held each December. This year’s event took place on December 5, 2014 in Toronto at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Additional details on the award winners’ accomplishments are also highlighted annually in the December issues of Foodservice and Hospitality magazine and Hotelier magazine.