Renaissance Hotels, a Marriott International brand, has announced the opening of its first hotel in Alberta, the Renaissance Hotel Edmonton International Airport.

Featuring a sophisticated open concept lobby, the new hotel features twelve executive suites and a presidential suite overlooking one of the airport’s runways.

It also offers more than 20,000ft² of versatile meeting and event space featuring Renaissance Hotels’ signature R.E.N. meetings programme.

Renaissance Hotels’ exclusive navigator concierge programme and its entertainment programme is also available for guests.

Additional features include 213 sound-proof spacious guest rooms, spacious work and seating areas, 42in LED HD televisions, and personal Keurig brewing systems.

"Renaissance Hotels expects to reach nearly 170 hotels in 40 countries by the end of 2014."

Developed by Platinum Investments, Renaissance Hotel Edmonton International Airport is the first hotel of its kind to open in Edmonton.

Renaissance Hotels expects to reach nearly 170 hotels in 40 countries by the end of 2014.

Renaissance Hotels was founded in 1982 as Ramada Renaissance Hotels, the upscale division of Ramada.

Marriott International is an American diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities.

Founded by J. Willard Marriott, the company operates more than 3,900 properties under 18 brands.