• All 10 Larco properties (managed and/or owned) receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
  • On September 13th, the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel becomes the Toronto Marriott City Centre.


  • Opening of CAVU Kitchen Bar in the Hilton Vancouver Airport.
  • The Marriott Bloor Yorkville undergoes a signification transformation including a complete renovation of all function space and foyer, an expanded Concierge Lounge, new fitness center equipment and upgraded Internet speed and bandwidth.
  • The Ottawa Marriott completed renovations to all of their guest rooms and added 8 accessible rooms to bring their total guest room count to 489.
  • Guest room and corridor renovations begin at the Hilton Vancouver Airport.
  • Corridor renovations begin at the Vancouver Airport Marriott.
  • The Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre initiates renovations of all guest rooms, hallways, public spaces & events spaces.


  • Capital Hotel L.P., a subsidiary of Larco, purchased the iconic Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa. This 429-room hotel first opened in 1912 by Canada’s seventh prime minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier.


  • Renovation of all function space at the Ottawa Marriott and addition of Executive Level, with 5 new meeting rooms ranging from 400 to 1,400 square feet. This brings the total meeting space at the Ottawa Marriott to 36,000 square foot.


  • Merlot, the Ottawa Marriott’s revolving rooftop restaurant closed and reopened as Summit, a private function space and Ottawa’s most unique meeting space.


  • In 2010, the Ottawa Marriott’s underwent a multi-million dollar renewal project that included a lobby transformation to the Marriott Greatroom, a complete renovation and rebranding of their street-level restaurant to Spin Kitchen & Bar, an expansion of their Starbucks Café and a makeover and refurbishment of all their Concierge guest rooms and Concierge Lounge.
  • Extensive meeting space renovations at the Vancouver Airport Marriott.


  • The Vancouver Airport Marriott undertook a complete renovation of all their guest rooms.
  • The Sheraton Vancouver Airport completed an extensive renovation of the entire hotel.


  • Larco Hospitality opened the first ever franchise hotel in Canada for Hilton Hotels, the Hilton Vancouver Airport.
  • The acquisition of SkyDome Hotel in Toronto took place in 1999 and it now operates as the Renaissance Toronto Downtown at the Rogers Centre, the world’s only four-diamond hotel located in a major league sports and entertainment venue.
  • Renovated and re-flagged two Radisson Hotels in Ontario as the Ottawa Marriott and the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville.


  • Larco Hospitality was formed in 1998 to manage a hotel portfolio owned by Larco Investments Ltd., and two additional hotels owned by other investment groups.
  • Larco Hospitality’s first Marriott property, the Vancouver Airport Marriott, opened in June.