Friday, July 19, 2019
Part of the Townplace Suites by Marriott, The Affinity Conference Centre is being built next to the Hampton Inn by Hilton. It is expected to open in October 2019. The centre will feature 24-foot high ceilings and can be divided in three sections for different events, each with its own bar.
Fawad Khan, general manager said that the unique part of Marriott Townplace Suites is that they one of the few hotels in North America that has the conference centre attached to it.
The Affinity Conference Centre will be available for weddings, business meetings, parties and other events. It can accommodate up to 600 people.
Townplace Suites is set to open by the end of August or in early September. The hotel caters to guests seeking long-term stays from several days to months. The hotel will offer 100 units, each about 300 sqft and with a full kitchen stocked with plates, glasses and cutlery.
The hotel also will offer a hot buffet-style breakfast, outdoor patio with barbecue and fire pits, guest laundry, fitness centre, indoor saltwater pool and free Wi-Fi and parking.
Fawad Khan said that the project, which will cost between U.S. dollars 16 million and U.S. dollars 20 million, will ‘positively impact the city’ with guests generating income for local businesses.
Affinity Conference Centre present “great tourism opportunity” for the municipality.