Atlific Hotels has taken the reigns of Element Vaughan Southwest, the first Canadian location of Starwood’s eco-conscious, extended stay brand. John Caneco will oversee operations as General Manager.
“Atlific is very excited to be involved in bringing this smart, stylish and cutting edge brand to Canada,” said Philippe Gadbois, senior vice-president of operations, Atlific Hotels. “We look forward to bringing our trusted management to this first Element property with one more coming in 2015 in the form of Element Vancouver Metrotown.”
Element Vaughan Southwest is located 10 minutes from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and 30 minutes from the city’s downtown core. It features more than 3,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space.
Element has mandated that each of its properties pursue international Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for high performance buildings. Eco-conscious design features at the hotel include:
- three ChargePoint electric car stations
- 16-foot windows in its 152 suites
- low-flow faucets and fixtures
- recycled tire flooring
- soy-based amenities