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Sheraton Hamilton Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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HAMILTON, ONTARIO – VRANCOR GROUP, OWNER AND OPERATOR OF 15 BRANDED AND INDEPENDENT HOTELS THROUGHOUT ONTARIO, IS PROUD TO RECOGNIZE SHERATON HAMILTON HOTEL FOR THREE DECADES OF EXCELLENCE IN HOSPITALITY.

This September, Sheraton Hamilton Hotel is celebrating 30 years of exemplary hospitality, personalized service and connection with guests. Since opening in August, 1985, the hotel has been a downtown landmark and a fixture in the local community. Today, after welcoming more than 3 million guests, including Royalty, Prime Ministers, International film stars and artists, the hotel continues to epitomize warm, inviting hospitality as one of the most recognized buildings in the Greater Hamilton Area.

“Over the past 30 years, Sheraton Hamilton has been recognized as the hospitality leader in the Hamilton area,” said Syed Gardezi, General Manager. “At the heart of our success is the amazing staff that has warmly welcomed visitors to the city since the hotel opened in 1985. We look forward to the opportunity to further our legacy for years to come.”


Sheraton Hamilton is proud to celebrate this milestone alongside six long standing employees who have been employed by the hotel for the entire 30 years the hotel has been welcoming guests. Pictured (L – R) Susie Palamarchuk, Rosa Iantomasi, Keith Gosling, Darko Vranich (hotel owner) Norma Lightheart, Janet McDaid and Joyce Smith.

A key element of Sheraton Hamilton’s success is its close, supportive ties to the community. The hotel is the official hotel partner of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club and a five-time consecutive winner of both the prestigious Consumers Choice Award and Hamilton Spectators’ Readers Choice Award for Best Hotel. Ryan Iverson, from the hotels’ Engineering Department was recently recognized by the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club for his integral role in supporting The Hamilton Community Peregrine Project, once considered Ontario’s best known endangered species. In 2012, Jenny Wilkins, Guest Service associate, was recognized as Canadian Tourism Awards winner, Employee of the Year.

To celebrate, the hotel is offering a special guestroom rate through the end of September. Available for arrivals Thursday through Sunday, guests can book traditional rooms and receive a gift of an upgrade to a deluxe corner room, based on availability for $130 per night. Guests who reserve a Sheraton Club level room will receive a $30 food & beverage voucher to be used at the hotel during their stay. To book call 866-716-8101 and mention rate plan LBPKG1 for Deluxe accommodations or LCPKG1 for the Club level option or visit www.sheratonhamilton.com/30-years.

Also during September, Chagall’s Restaurant, is offering a special anniversary menu commemorating three decades of hospitality in Hamilton. Prepared by Executive Chef Robert Roberge, lunch and dinner menus will feature healthy French fusion dishes inspired by the popular cuisine of the 1980’s.
With an ongoing commitment to delight guests and create memorable stay experiences, Sheraton Hamilton recently completed a revitalization project, resulting in a transformed lobby, refurbished guestrooms, and a sleek, new Sheraton Club Lounge.

ABOUT SHERATON HAMILTON HOTEL

Fully renovated and located in the heart of downtown, Sheraton Hamilton is the anchor- hotel to FirstOntario Centre, the Hamilton Convention Centre, Jackson Square shopping mall and Hamilton Place. Immediately adjacent to the hotel, guests enjoy contemporary exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Hamilton and the vibrant restaurant scene of Hess Village. Just 45 minutes from Toronto or Niagara Falls, the hotel is an ideal choice for Southern Ontario getaways, meetings or sporting events. Guest rooms feature spectacular views of Lake Ontario or the Niagara Escarpment, the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed, 32” Flat Screen TV’s and Wi-Fi throughout. Stay connected to what matters at The Link @ Sheraton. Refresh yourself in the sun-filled atrium-enclosed pool and whirlpool, stretch out on the sun deck, or maintain your workout routine in the 24-hour Fitness Centre. Join us at Chagall’s Restaurant, to enjoy outstanding, seasonally inspired meals with those that are close to you. Or meet up at The Loft, the newly designed lounge, with great views of downtown Hamilton, plus delicious appetizers, drinks and plenty of comfortable space. For more information, or reservations, visit us at www.sheratonhamilton.com

ABOUT SHERATON HOTELS & RESORTS

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts is on a mission to bring people together through communal experiences because we believe that travel is better when shared. As the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Sheraton helps guests make connections at more than 430 hotels in more than 75 countries around the world through signature offerings such as the exclusive Sheraton Club lounge and Paired, our new menu of expertly matched small plates, premium wines and craft beers. The brand recently launched Sheraton 2020, a comprehensive 10 point plan designed to make Sheraton the global hotel brand of choice, everywhere. Sheraton, like all brands within the Starwood portfolio, is proud to offer the Starwood Preferred Guest® program, the industry’s leading loyalty program. To learn more, visit www.sheraton.com. Stay connected to Sheraton: @sheratonhotels on Twitter and Instagram and www.facebook.com/Sheraton.

ABOUT VRANCOR GROUP

Vrancor Group is one of the top hospitality companies in Ontario and an award-winning leader in property management and development. Committed to smart growth, we effectively adapt to changing market demands in order to deliver market leading ROI. Vrancor’s experienced and diverse corporate team offers expertise in multiple disciplines including operations, finance, sales, marketing and human resources. We specialize in building, (re)developing and managing award winning properties in Ontario. When it comes to hotel, residential or commercial spaces – we know our game, and are one of its leading players. We pride ourselves in creating a sense of uniqueness and individuality for each of our properties, something which has earned us a reputation for innovative leadership, sound judgment and extraordinary guest satisfaction. Visit www.vrancor.com for more information and connect with Vrancor at www.facebook.com/VrancorGroup,  www.twitter.com/VrancorGroup,  www.linkedin.com/company/vrancor-group-of-companies-inc-, plus.google.com/+VrancorGroup, www.pinterest.com/VrancorGroup, www.youtube.com/VrancorGroup.

For further information on Sheraton Hamilton Hotel or any other Vrancor Group project, please contact:

Peter Tosh
Director of Operations
Vrancor Group
366 King Street West | Hamilton | ON | L8P 1B3
P: 905.540.4800