Holiday Inn Select Toronto Airport
Management, Staff and Guests Partner in Energy Conservation
The Holiday Inn Select Toronto Airport is located at 970 Dixon Road, near Toronto’s Pearson
International Airport. It is a corporate-managed hotel in the InterContinental Hotels Group.
(IHG, headquartered in the UK, owns, manages, leases and franchises over 3,650 hotels in nearly
100 countries. Besides Holiday Inn, their brands include InterContinental, Crowne Plaza,
Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites and Hotel Indigo.)
The hotel is comprised of 445 rooms and 24,000 square feet of meeting space on eleven floors.
Its amenities include a club floor, a business centre, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, the
Metropolitan Restaurant and the Metro Bar, which includes a sushi bar. It was built as a
Holiday Inn in 1971 and expanded in 1980. Briefly in the early 1990s, it was administered
under the Crowne Plaza brand, but it soon reverted to the original name. It employs 250 to
300 employees according to the season.
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The Holiday Inn Select Toronto Airport
works very closely with the Holiday Inn
Toronto-Yorkdale (3450 Dufferin Street),
which is also corporate-managed by IHG.
The two establishments collaborate on
many programs relating to energy conser-
vation and environmental awareness.
Corporate Guest Programs
IHG encourages its hotels to manage energy
consumption wisely. “InterContinental has
played a key role throughout each hotel,
and they have two programs that operate
across the entire group of hotels,” says
Tony Elenis, General Manager for the
Holiday Inn Select Toronto Airport.
“There is always encouragement at a
corporate level. They’re very much
involved in moving forward with energy
conservation, water conservation and
In one program, guests are provided with
door cards printed on recycled paper and
illustrated with an autumn forest view.
It encourages those who are staying longer
than one night to participate in the