The Cape Breton Highlanders professional basketball franchise is teaming up with the Travelodge in Sydney. The newly-renovated Travelodge will provide accommodations for the Highlanders' coach and players. They will also be hosting competing teams when they visit Sydney.
Tyrone Levingston, President and General Manager of the Highlanders, said, "The Travelodge stepped up to provide a perfect home for our team, visiting teams, and NBL fans. Our players will have access to newly-renovated rooms, housekeeping services, a weight room, pool, and all the amenities they need to feel at home in Cape Breton and to have the freedom to focus on their mission."
Laura Dole, Regional Director of Sales, Atlantic Canada for Holloway Lodging Corp, said, "The Travelodge Sydney is excited to be the official hotel for the Cape Breton Highlanders Basketball team. We look forward to hosting the teams and the fans who are visiting Sydney to support the Highlanders or their own home team. Sporting events play an important role in stimulating our economy and the Travelodge is proud to partner and support the Cape Breton Highlanders. The Highlanders and the National Basketball League of Canada are important new additions."
The Cape Breton Highlanders Franchise is one of 10 professional basketball teams in the National Basketball League of Canada. The Highlanders’ ownership group is comprised of successful business and community leaders in Cape Breton, and led by President and General Manager Tyrone Levingston. The Highlanders inaugural season begins December 2016. Season tickets are on sale now - find out more.
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