Exceeding Excellence

Year after year, The Easton’s Group Hotels continue to be honoured with the industry’s most prestigious awards of excellence, inspiring us to scale even greater heights of performance.

Dr. Steve Gupta

  • “Entrepreneurship Excellence” Award from Skills of Change – an organization that acknowledges the remarkable contributions that immigrants have been making since 1993 – June 2016
  • Doctorate of Laws honoris causa, by Ryerson University – June 2015
  • Innovation Award from the Transformation Institute and Diversity Media for dynamic and innovative leadership – June 2015
  • RBC’s 2013, Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award in Canada – June 2013
  • Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal – September 2012
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award, Ontario – Real Estate and Hotels – 2005
  • Award of Excellence in Business and Entrepreneurship, Markham Board of Trade – 2004
  • Queen’s Jubilee Medal, Queen’s 50th Anniversary – Community Service – November 2002
  • “Businessman of The Year”, Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce – 2001

Easton’s Group of Hotels & The Gupta Group

  • IHG Quality Excellence Award – Staybridge Suites Guelph – 2017
  • Marriott Outstanding Contribution to the System Award – 2017
  • IHG Renovation Award – Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport – 2017
  • Hilton Hotels and Resorts Developer of the Year Award – 2015
  • Hotelier Pinnacle Award as “Regional Hotel Company of The Year” by Hotelier Magazine – December 2015
  • Markham Board of Trade (MBT) 2015 Business Excellence Award for Entrepreneurship – November 2015
  • National Home Builders Associational, Gold Award for “Best Architectural Design of an Attached Community High Rise” – Dundas Square Gardens Condominiums – January 2015
  • National Home Builders Associational, Gold Award for “Best Overall Attached Community High Rise” – Dundas Square Gardens Condominiums – January 2015
  • IHG’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2014 Developer of the Year Award for Canada – Holiday Inn Pointe Claire, Montreal – October 2014
  • Expedia Excellence Award, Top Hotel – Holiday Inn Yorkdale – 2013
  • Marriott Full House Award – presented to franchises that have successfully developed and opened all five of Marriott’s select service and extended stay brands – December 2012
  • Inducted into the Hall of Fame for Tourism Industry of Canada – November 2011
  • Hotel Association of Canada Hall of Fame Award of Excellence in the category of Humanitarian  -March 2011
  • Marriott Horizon Partnership Circle – The Best in Service – Best Managed Hotels, Best Developed Hotels – December 2010
  • Marriott Outstanding Contribution to the System Award – May 2009
  • Hilton Hotels and Resorts – Developer of the Year Award – March 2009
  • Marriott’s International Diamond Award – Courtyard by Marriott Brampton – 2008
  • Pinnacle Award as “Regional Hotel Company of The Year” by Hotelier Magazine – December 2007
  • Pinnacle Award as “Hotel Company of The Year” by Hotelier Magazine – December 2000
  • Holiday Inn Yorkdale
    • Expedia Excellence Award as Top Hotel, 2013
  • TownPlace Suites Sudbury
    • Cleanliness of Suites, 2012
    • Gold Award for GSS Scores, 2012
    • Opening Hotel of the Year, 2011
  • Courtyard by Marriott Brampton
    • TripAdvisor Excellence Award, 2013
    • Marriott Silver Award, 2011
    • Marriott Gold Award, 2010
    • Marriott Platinum Award, 2009
    • Marriott Diamond Circle Award, 2009
    • Marriott Magic Hotel of the Year, 2009
    • Marriott Most Improved Elite Appreciation Award, 2009
    • Marriott Most Improved Front Desk Friendliness, 2009
    • Marriott Silver Award, 2008
    • Marriott Canada – Most Improved RevPar Index, 2008
    • Marriott Diamond Award, 2007
    • Marriott Gold Award, 2006
  • Courtyard Marriott Kingston
    • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (Top 10% traveler rated businesses across the world)

    • Marriott Platinum Circle Award, 2012

    • Marriott Room Cleanliness Award, 2012

    • Marriott Platinum Circle Award, 2011

    • Marriott Room Cleanliness Award, 2011

  • Hilton Garden Inn Vaughan
    • Hilton Hotels and Resorts, “Deal of the Year Award”, 2007
  • Comfort Suites Toronto City Centre
    • Choice Hotels International, International Hotel of the Year Award, May 2003
    • Choice Hotels Canada, Hotel of the Year Award, May 2003