Sandman Hotel Group Wins the 2017 Pinnacle Award for Company of the Year by Hotelier Magazine

VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – December 06, 2017) – Sandman Hotel Group, Canada’s fastest growing, privately-owned hospitality company, has been recognized by Hotelier Magazine as their 2017 Pinnacle Award Winner for Company of the Year. For the past 50 years, Sandman has focused on ensuring hotel guests have access to enjoyable, comfortable, and affordable accommodations in a friendly yet professional environment.

Kostuch Media Limited, publisher of industry magazines Hotelier and Foodservice and Hospitality, recognizes companies who are industry leaders in the area of diversity, customer service, innovation, creativity, and Canadian spirit.

“We are humbled and truly honoured to accept this award,” said Taj Kassam, President and COO of Sandman Hotel Group. “Being recognized by Hotelier Magazine showcases our determination and legacy of reaching new markets and building meaningful relationships with guests.”

In 2018, Sandman Hotel Group will be venturing into new territory opening its first hotel in the United States, in Plano, Texas and its third hotel in the United Kingdom, in Aberdeen, Scotland. Along with its international locations, Sandman is also opening additional Canadian locations in St. John’s, Newfoundland — its first hotel in Atlantic Canada; Hamilton, Ontario; Ottawa, Ontario; and Sherwood Park, Alberta.

“This is the second time we have won this award, and this time it coincides with our 50th anniversary, a truly great way to mark our half centennial as a company,” said Kassam. “The reason we won this award is very simple and easy to identify: it is completely attributable to the hard work and dedication from every member of our team.”

About Sandman Hotel Group

Founded in 1967, Sandman Hotel Group operates as a network of sister hotel and restaurant companies under Northland Properties Corporation. Based in Vancouver, the company currently has 52 properties from British Columbia to Quebec and the United Kingdom. For more information or to make a reservation, call 1-800-SANDMAN or visit

For further information or to arrange interviews, please contact:

Kayla Hepworth
Sandman Hotel Group
Ph: 604.730.6664

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