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Westmont Hospitality Group Opens the Hilton Suites
Winnipeg Airport; Completes $4 million Renovation
of the Former Radisson Suites


WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada - Feb. 14, 2005 -- Continuing its expansion into Canada, Hilton Hotels Corporation today announced the opening of the new Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport, a 160-room property including 149 suites and 11 oversized poolside rooms, which has undergone a $4 million renovation to become a Hilton. Located next to Winnipeg International Airport, the Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport hotel is close to business, shopping and attractions, and is 12 minutes from downtown.
The Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport is owned and managed by Toronto-based Westmont Hospitality Group and operated under a franchise license agreement with Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corporation. The hotel is located at 1800 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3H 1B2. Phone: 204-783-1700. 

"The Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport continues the expansion of Hilton properties into the major Canadian markets," said Jeff Diskin, senior vice president, Brand Management, Hilton Hotels Corporation. "With outstanding meeting and recreation facilities, and a convenient location next to Winnipeg International Airport and 12 minutes from

Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport
(formerly Radisson Suites)
1800 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3H 1B2
downtown Winnipeg, this will be the ideal hotel for business travelers, and for meetings and conventions."

The ground-up renovation of the property has upgraded all guestrooms and public spaces to meet Hilton standards. The warm, contemporary interior has been thoughtfully re-designed to incorporate classic appeal with modern touches. The main restaurant, Bistro 1800, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering a variety of cuisines. The Bistro Lounge boasts a cozy atmosphere, widescreen television and a variety of snack foods and beverages, as well as the full restaurant menu.

Standard amenities in all of the 149 spacious suites include a pull-out sofa, a large work desk, high-speed internet, voicemail, wet bar, coffeemaker, refrigerator, microwave, iron/ironing board and in-room movies. There are also 11 oversized non-suite poolside rooms.

For recreation and relaxation, the hotel offers an indoor pool, outdoor pool, whirlpool, sauna and a fitness center. Business travelers will be able to take full advantage of an all-new business center due for completion later this year. The hotel offers a 24-hour complimentary shuttle to and from the airport. For meetings and events, guests can take advantage of 8,000 square feet of reconfigurable meeting space, including a ballroom that seats 400 people and has the flexibility to accommodate vehicles.

The Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport will be the area's premier full-service hotel. The hotel is easily accessed from Route 90 and Winnipeg International Airport. 

Hilton Hotels Corporation is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises approximately 2,300 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties.


Westmont Hospitality Group, Inc. 
5847 San Felipe, Ste. 4650
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 713-782-9100

Hilton Hotels Corporation

Also See: Westmont Hospitality Group Acquires the 504-room Pan Pacific Vancouver from Tokyu Canada Corporation / June 2002
Canad Inns of Winnipeg Moving Forward on $35 million Hotel and Entertainment Complex in Grand Forks, North Dakota / April 2004

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