and Moncton to the Crowne Plaza Brand; Both Properties
Managed by Pacrim Hospitality
|ATLANTA (March 9, 2006) – InterContinental Hotels Group announced today
the expansion of Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts into the New Brunswick
province of Canada. Fredericton, N.B. welcomes its first Crowne Plaza
hotel and will join its sister property, the Crowne Plaza Moncton, N.B.,
which opened earlier this year.
“With the addition of two Crowne Plaza hotels in New Brunswick, our portfolio of upscale hotels in Canada continues to expand,” said Kevin Kowalski, vice president, brand management, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts. “We look forward to providing our industry leading meetings service and a great night’s sleep via our Sleep Advantage program to our guests in Fredericton and Moncton.”
“We are delighted to open New Brunswick’s first two Crowne Plaza hotels,” said Glenn Squires president, Pacrim Hospitality, the management company for both properties. “Both Fredericton and Moncton are ideal locations for a Crowne Plaza hotel—an upscale brand with a top-notch meetings program.”
Formerly the Lord Beaverbrook Hotel, the 168-room property in Fredericton is situated downtown along the St. John River at 659 Queen St., Fredericton, N.B., within walking distance to the Garrison District, Lord Beaverbrook Art Gallery and the Playhouse. The hotel’s restaurant, the Terrace Dining Room offers upscale French cuisine, while casual dining is available in the James Joyce Pub.
Formerly the Howard Johnson Plaza, the 191-room property in Moncton is located downtown at 1005 Main St., Moncton, N.B., just ten miles from the Moncton International Airport and close to shopping and attractions. The hotel’s restaurant, Top Deck offers a fresh seafood menu along with other American favorites.
The Crowne Plaza Fredericton-Lord Beaverbrook and the Crowne Plaza Moncton-Downtown are owned by Aquilini Investment Group and managed by Pacrim Hospitality, under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group.
Consistent with the Crowne Plaza brand, both hotels offer a comprehensive
meetings package to ensure a seamless planning process and exceptional
meeting experience consisting of three key components: a Two-Hour Response
Guarantee, Crowne Meetings Director and a Meetings Daily Debrief. The Crowne
Plaza Fredericton-Lord Beaverbrook will have nearly 10,000 sq.-ft, of meeting
space including two ballrooms, one large meeting room and five boardrooms.
The Crowne Plaza Moncton-Downtown offers 14,000 sq.-ft. of meetings space,
including a large ballroom and three additional meeting rooms. Both are
perfect venues for business meetings and social functions.
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