Toronto, ON (April 17, 2019) – Atlific Hotels is delighted to announce that Lake Louise Inn has received the prestigious Employer of Choice designation for its outstanding achievements in human resources practices in 2018. The accolade was awarded to the hotel last night by The Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) at its 99th Annual Convention and Trade Show.

The Employer of Choice designation is bestowed upon properties that go above and beyond standard human resources practices to create safe, fair and positive workplace environments for their staff.

“Receiving this designation is a further affirmation of the positive results that we see from having a workplace environment that inspires a highly engaged team,” says Nuwan Eparatchy, General Manager, Lake Louise Inn. “We are very proud of our culture at the Lake Louise Inn, as it is built around providing our team members with a meaningful employment experience.”

A distinguished force in the Canadian hotel management industry, Atlific Hotels has over 60 years of experience managing highly acclaimed properties across the country. With over 55 dynamic hotels in their roster, Atlific strives to train and inspire its team members to provide both an ethical and exceptional guest service experience.    

“The Lake Louise Inn team has demonstrated that positive human resources practices produce an engaged and committed team, which translates to a positive experience for both employees and guests,” says Gordon Johnson, Vice President Operations, Atlific Hotels. “Our hotels continue to excel, and we look forward to their ongoing success in 2019.” 


TORONTO, ON (April 11, 2019) – Realstar Hospitality announced the winners of its prestigious Days Inn by Wyndham Awards of Recognition for 2018 earlier this month. The brand awards are presented each year to recognize the outstanding achievements of the top performing Days Inn by Wyndham hotels and hotel teams from across Canada.

“All our 2018 winners represent the very best that the Days Inn brand has to offer,” said Irwin Prince, President & COO, Realstar Hospitality. ”We’re proud to pay tribute to our engaged owners, managers and their teams who consistently demonstrate a high level of quality, service and commitment to excellence in guest satisfaction.”

2018 Awards of Recognition Recipients:

  • Guest Choice Award: Days Inn by Wyndham Estevan, SK
  • Housekeeping Team of the Year: Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lindsay, ON
  • Days Inner Circle Team of the Year: Days Inn by Wyndham Thunder Bay North, ON
  • Property of the Year 85 Rooms or Less: Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lindsay, ON
  • Property of the Year 86 Rooms or More: Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Airdrie, AB
  • New Property of the Year: Days Inn by Wyndham Calgary North Balzac, AB
  • Best Renovation of the Year: Days Inn by Wyndham Toronto West Mississauga, ON

·         General Manager of the Year: Tracy Kennedy, Days Inn by Wyndham Thunder Bay North, ON


LISLE, Ill. – April 2, 2019 – Metrasens, a leader in advanced ferromagnetic detection technologies, announced today that it will be unveiling the next generation of its mass casualty threat detection solution, Proscreen 900 Plus, at ISC West 2019 in Las Vegas. The new solution bolsters Metrasens’ impressive ferromagnetic screening product line and provides a higher level of security for stadiums, arenas, event venues, hotels, campuses and other areas where security is paramount.

Proscreen 900 Plus demonstrates Metrasens’ commitment to innovation in the security sector and focus on delivering screening and detection technology backed by rigorous weapons testing and analysis. The result is high throughput, highly effective detection of large mass casualty threat items without the burden of divestiture.

In detailed weapons testing against a series of long barreled firearms, the dual-screening methodology of Proscreen 900 Plus demonstrates an unmatched detection rate and throughput rate of 50-60 individuals screened per minute (3,000–3,600 per hour). With Proscreen 900 Plus, the screeners are placed at the outer perimeter of a facility or venue, detecting potential threats before any attacker can reach security chokepoints.

“We live in a time where security for facilities and event venues has never been more important,” said Jim Viscardi, Metrasens Vice-President of Global Security. “Proscreen 900 Plus helps mitigate the damage potential of bad actors in a mass casualty attack, and is ready to deploy today. Our goal at Metrasens is to use innovative technology to protect people as best we can. With Proscreen 900 Plus, we are taking another step forward to making the world a safer place.”

Maintaining Metrasens’ signature portability and battery-powered operation, Proscreen 900 Plus is a versatile solution for use in a wide variety of CONOPS. Customers will benefit from Metrasens’ high level of support, including site evaluations and assessments in working with partners and their business.

In addition to detection capabilities and deployment versatility, Proscreen 900 Plus offers unobtrusive integration into its surroundings so as not to disrupt the atmosphere of its environment. This feature will appeal particularly to customers where subtlety is essential in maintaining a positive guest experience.

Metrasens is a pioneer in the use of ferromagnetic detection technology in commercial products and continues to produce innovative solutions with deep expertise in ferromagnetic technology development. Metrasens ferromagnetic technologies have been deployed in 46 countries across a variety of markets, including corrections, healthcare and physical data security.

By striving for excellence in its mission for safety, the Metrasens team considers its innovation in security solutions to be more than just a job. Click here for a video featuring Jim Viscardi on what makes Metrasens a passionate defender of safety.

Interested parties can visit Metrasens at ISC West 2019 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas from April 10-12, booth #11143. Metrasens will be providing hands-on demonstrations of Proscreen 900 Plus. It will also be exhibiting its award-winning physical data security solution, Proscreen 500, which is ideal for data centers and government facilities to combat data theft. High resolution images and photos can be found here.

For more information about Metrasens and how they are leading the charge in meeting today’s screening and detection challenges, visit or follow Metrasens on Twitter (@MetrasensSecure) or Facebook (@Metrasens).


RED DEER, ALBERTA (April 1, 2019) – Temple Hotels Inc. (TSX: TPH) (“Temple”) announces that Sheraton Red Deer will change its name to Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre effective April 1, 2019. The Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre is the largest first-class all-inclusive Conference Centre in Central Alberta and will continue to offer its award-winning services, value and comfort without interruption.

Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre will continue to be managed by Atlific Hotels. The hotel offers 241 rooms including superior and deluxe guest rooms and suites. The property also features a 24-hour business centre, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, soothing sauna and steam bath, and a 45,000-gallon heated indoor pool. A wide range of onsite food, beverage and entertainment options are also available and include Joe’s Deli, R&R Grill, Garden Terrace Lounge, Bellinis Sonic Lounge and Longriders, the hotel’s country saloon and dance hall. 53,000 SF of exhibition and meeting space accommodates up to 2,200 guests including 16 meeting rooms, a ballroom and full catering and banquet facilities helmed by an award-winning culinary team. Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre offers free parking with four onsite Tesla Supercharging stations, free wireless Internet and other popular amenities including Capri Salon, featuring hair, nail and other aesthetics services and a fashion retailer, Side Street Women’s Clothing.

Cambridge Red Deer joins established independent Cambridge properties in Eastern Canada and allows us to grow a proudly Canadian Cambridge portfolio,” said Sanjay Rateja, Vice-President, Operations, Temple. “We are very excited to offer Albertans a premiere integrated independent hotel, conference and special event venue. Cambridge Red Deer offers a wealth of exceptional amenities and services that will make any visit to Red Deer special.”

“This unique property is the premiere conference facility in Central Alberta, and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to provide an exceptional experience to all of our guests as the newly rebranded Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre,” said Gordon Johnson, Vice-President, Operations, Atlific Hotels. “It has a long history of hosting some of the most distinguished events and guests in the region, and we are excited about what’s next as we embark on this new chapter in its successful story.” 

Offering easy access to many popular attractions including golf, skiing and outdoor adventures, the Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre is located at 3310 50th Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta. For more information please visit


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