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Oyster Bay Microtel solidifies reputation as a Vancouver Island destination

The Microtel is focused on continuing to build their reputation over the summer

The Oyster Bay Microtel opened its doors for the first time May 10, 2018. Since then, the hotel has seen sustained success. Hotel Manager Peter Watts plans to build on that success and continue growing the Microtel’s reputation.



Towneplace Suites by Marriott Opens in Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray, AB

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Fort McMurray opened its doors yesterday at 321 Sakitawaw Trail in Fort McMurray, Alta. The property will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Mikisew Cree First Nation, Royop Hospitality Corporation and Calgary-based MasterBUILT Hotels, which will also manage the hotel.



New Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hotel Opens in Mont-Tremblant

This hotel marks Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham’s second location in Quebec

A newly constructed Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham hotel has opened in Mont-Tremblant, Que. Developed and operated by MasterBuilt Hotels, this hotel marks Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham’s second location in Quebec. The 100-room, pet-friendly hotel is located minutes from the acclaimed Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort, Casino Mont-Tremblant, several highly ranked championship golf courses, award-winning restaurants and shopping.



Happy New Year and a Warm Welcome to 2019!

Calgary, AB

It is hard to believe that another calendar year is behind us. One of my annual traditions is to reflect on the year that was and envision “what might be” and “what should be” for the year ahead of us at MasterBUILT Hotels.



Envision Counseling Receives Donation From Microtel

Estevan, SK, August 2018

This morning Envision Counseling were the Recipients of a $5000.00 check from Microtel hotel. Lynda Rideout, Assistant Executive Director of Envision Counseling, " We offer counseling and support throughout the southeast Saskatchewan. We are here today to graciously accept the donation for out services to help us out with programming, as far as educational programming that we offer and for our counseling programs."



Microtel Inn & Suites opens in Oyster Bay Village

Oyster Bay, BC, May, 2018

Peter Watts is a big picture kinda guy. With a diverse background that includes management of award-winning hotel properties, resorts and restaurants, Watts has a clear vision of what it’s going to take to make the recently opened Microtel Inn & Suites in Oyster Bay a success.



Award-winning MasterBUILT Hotels changing the landscape of hotel development across Canada

Calgary, AB, April 2018

Alberta's MasterBUILT Hotels is a homegrown success story achieving the seemingly impossible. In an uncertain economic climate, the master developer of Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Canada is enjoying explosive growth and winning national and international accolades



MasterBUILT Hotels rapidly expands Microtel Brand

Calgary, AB, April 2018

Calgary-based MasterBUILT Hotels is setting a blistering pace as it expands the Microtel Inn and Suites brand across Canada. “In the next month, we’ll have 17 Microtels open across the country and another two opening within the next eight or nine months . . . and we’re expecting another eight to 10 to start this year. We’re seeing a lot of momentum,” says MasterBUILT president Eric Watson.



MasterBUILT Hotels is celebrating the opening of their newest Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham

Fort McMurray, AB, October 2017

MasterBUILT Hotels is celebrating the opening of their newest Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Fort McMurray with the launch of the Common Ground program.



Cree Nation Invests $5M in Hotel Projects

Val-d'Or, QC, December, 2017

The Cree Nation trust fund, James Bay Eeyou Corporation, is investing more than $5 million into two hotel projects — one in Val-d'Or, Que., and another in Kanata near Ottawa.



Twice burned Microtel opens in Fort Mac

Fort McMurray, AB, November 2017

It burned down twice, but the Microtel Inn & Suites, a new Canadian prototypical hotel, has officially opened in Fort McMurray, Alta.



Breaking ground: Aurora Microtel Inn and Suites to open doors in 2018

Aurora, ON, October 2017

Aurora’s newest hotel is set to open within the next 12 months.



Help MasterBUILT Hotels make a donation to a local charity

Fort McMurray, AB, October 13, 2017

MasterBUILT Hotels is celebrating the opening of their newest Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Fort McMurray with the launch of the Common Ground program.



Aurora “thrilled” to welcome new hotel

AURORA,ON, Jan 2017

Aurora will have a hotel once again. MasterBUILT Hotels announced their decision to build their flagship Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Aurora on Monday.



Construction resumes on Microtel in Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, June 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Construction has resumed on the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hotel in Fort McMurray only weeks after spring wildfires devastated the city, it was announced in late June.



Locking the door the very last time

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, June 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, BONNYVILLE, Alta. — For Patricia Morrison, regional general manager for MasterBUILT, the Fort McMurray fire story began on Sunday, May 1, when their Super 8 was in one of the first areas of town to receive the evacuation order. At 10:30 that night, she locked the doors to the Super 8, which she had managed for eight years before her recent promotion.



Microtel development seminar held in Toronto - Canadian Lodging News

TORONTO, ON, May 2016

TORONTO — Connectivity, comfort and consistency are what sets Microtel apart from the crowd, Eric Watson, COO of MasterBUILT told a development seminar held in advance of the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference that attracted 70 people.



Hoteliers respond to Fort Mac wildfire - Canadian Lodging News

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, May 2016

Eric Watson, chief operating officer for MasterBUILT Hotels Ltd., the company that owns the destroyed Microtel and Super 8, is devastated by what is happening in Fort McMurray, "Our company was built in Alberta and that is where our heart is. If you are in need of a place to stay, please call us."



Relief in Whitecourt for Fort McMurray evacuees - Whitecourt Star

WHITECOURT, AB, May 2016

On May 3, The Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham in Whitecourt and Bonnyville, Alta., announced that they have allocated 40 rooms in each town for people that have evacuated Fort McMurray.



Fort Mac evacuees take refuge in Whitecourt - Whitecourt Star

WHITECOURT, AB, May 2016

In the face of such horrendous tragedy, the women keep each other positive, and say they are blown away by the generosity and kindness they have experienced over the past few days. While they were fleeing the city, Toledo and Pattie observed people on the side of streets holding signs that offered food, water, shelter, and even diapers. A room on the main floor of the Microtel has even been dedicated to receiving the many donations Whitecourt citizens have given.



Bonnyville & Whitecourt Microtel are offering rooms to residents of Fort McMurray - Montreal Gazette

May 2016

The Bonnyville and Whitecourt Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham are providing 80 rooms at no charge to those displaced by the Fort McMurray forest fires. Each room will be made available for up to seven days and will include a breakfast and light dinner.



Microtel Opens in Bonnyville, Alta. - Canadian Lodging News

BONNYVILLE, AB, Jan 2016

MasterBUILT Hotels announced on Jan. 4 the opening of Microtel Inn & Suites’ newest Canadian prototypical hotel in Bonnyville, Alta.



Around Town April 24/Superior Lodging - Calgary Herald

CALGARY, AB, May 2016

In 2011, Staniloff, Jay Westman, chairman of Jayman MasterBuilt, and Calgary oilman Ric Peterson became partners in MasterBUILT Hotels to focus on the development and operation of Microtel Inn & Suites within Canada. They’ve committed to opening 75 properties over the next 25 years.



New Hotel to Open - Whitecourt Press

WHITECOURT, AB, March 2015

A new hotel opening in Whitecourt is set to bring a different level of hospitality to the town. The Microtel Inn will open up on April 6, one of only eight in the country so far.



Superior Lodging Corp. Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

CALGARY, AB – March 10, 2015

Superior Lodging Corp. was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2014 for excellence in business performance. Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums, the Best Managed award recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million for sustained growth, financial performance, management practices and the efforts of the entire organization.



More Microtels coming from MasterBUILT

CALGARY, AB, September 2014

When MasterBUILT was founded in April 2011 by Superior Lodging Corp. and Jayman MasterBUILT/JWI Investments, their mandate was to develop and open 75 Microtel by Wyndham hotels by 2036. View the full article here in Canadian Lodging News.