The Rewards Canada Podcast

Updated on April 4, 2022

Episode 89 - April 4, 2022 

A look at some of the exciting new hotels opening in Canada for 2022

In this episode we look at some of the exciting new hotels that are set to open in Canada this year. Even though international travel is making a big come back many Canadians are still planning on staying closer to home for their vacations so what better way than to stay in a new hotel. We highlight a handful of hotels from the 37 properties that are set to open from Hilton, Hyatt, IHG and Marriott that should be on your list if you do want to check out some place new!
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