Vrancor Group Announces the Opening of a New-Build Holiday Inn Express® in Sarnia - Point Edward, ON

POINT EDWARD, Ontario – September 5, 2019

Vrancor Hospitality Corporation, a leading Canadian hotel management company, announces the opening of the new 115-room Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Sarnia - Point Edward, Ontario. Holiday Inn Express Sarnia – Point Edward is owned and operated by POINT EDWARD VENETIAN BLVD LP and managed by Vrancor Hospitality Corporation. This new hotel represents the latest addition to InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) more than 5,700 hotels across the globe. Located on Venetian Boulevard, at Highway 402 near the Blue Water Bridge International Border Crossing, the hotel is ideally situated close to local businesses, shopping and attractions within Sarnia, Point Edward and Port Huron, Michigan, nearby.

“We are thrilled to open the new Holiday Inn Express Sarnia – Point Edward and are ready to give a warm welcome to local residents and guests visiting the region,” said Darko Vranich, CEO and President, Vrancor Group. “Holiday Inn Express is a globally recognized brand that is popular with value conscious travellers who seek a contemporary, fresh hotel experience. We’ve operated hotels in Sarnia and Point Edward for a number of years and are proud to add this new hotel to this great community,” said Vranich.

Holiday Inn Express Sarnia – Point Edward offers guests everything they need. It’s a smart choice for travellers seeking a hotel that will help them rest and stay productive while on the road. The nearly 2,800 Holiday Inn Express® hotels worldwide offer a simple and efficient stay through uncomplicated, yet personal service travellers expect from the brand. Holiday Inn Express Sarnia – Point Edward features the brand’s newest design solution, which was created to meet the evolving needs of guests. The design features an appealing combination of fresh, energetic and engaging elements, creating a distinctive style that is evident at every touch point of the Holiday Inn Express® brand experience.

Arriving guests can park for free, tap their room key for easy guestroom access, then settle in and connect mobile devices to fast, free Wi-Fi. Modern, new guestrooms feature a 55-inch HDTV experience, mini fridge, microwave, Keurig® brewers, LED alarm clock, work area, top-open drawer safe, dual rollershade blinds, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, and in-shower J.R. Watkins collection of personal care amenities. A great nights’ sleep is guaranteed with am exclusive IHG St-Chapelle Plush bed by Simmons with signature firm and soft pillows and fresh white bedding.

Guests start their day with complimentary Express Start® hot breakfast bar, offering both healthy and hearty options. Feel amazing with a workout using cardio and strength training equipment in the 24-hour fitness centre or relax in the heated indoor swimming pool. Conveniently beside the hotel is B&B Taps & Grill for all-day dining.

The hotel’s Inspire meeting room and Engage boardroom are perfect for smart, small, meetings and
events. Sports teams and extended-stay guests will appreciate the convenience of coin-operated guest laundry and everyone loves the lobby business centre to connect with friends, play a game or maybe even do a bit of work.

The hotel is perfectly situated to experience all of the area’s great restaurants, nightlife, shopping and attractions. Tourism Sarnia-Lambton Ontario Travel Information Centre is adjacent to the hotel and Starlight Casino Point Edward is just down the Boulevard. Make time for funky riverside eateries, unique boutique shopping and be memorized by the blue water of Lake Huron that empties into the rushing St. Clair River.

“InterContinental Hotels Group is delighted to welcome a new addition to the current portfolio. There are more than one hundred Holiday Inn Express brand hotels across Canada, serving both business and leisure travellers. Holiday Inn Express Sarnia – Point Edward is sure to be a welcome addition to this community,” said Jonathan Lund, Regional Vice President, IHG Canada.  

The hotel participates in IHG® Rewards Club, the industry’s first and largest hotel loyalty program that is free to join. Guests can enroll at, by downloading the IHG® App, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s hotels worldwide. All IHG hotels use the IHG Green Engage™ system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives its hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. 

For more information or to make reservations at Holiday Inn Express Sarnia – Point Edward, visit or call 1-800-439-4745.


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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 for more information and connect with Vrancor at,,