Full Name
Irwin Prince
Job Title
President & COO
Company/ Property
Realstar Hospitality
Speaker Bio
Irwin Prince is the president and chief operating officer of Realstar Hospitality, the master franchisor of Days Inn, Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in Canada.
In 1992, Realstar Hospitality acquired the Days Inn licensing agreement with 19 properties. Since that time, Prince has grown the brand to include 115 independently owned and operated hotels across Canada. His team has introduced three new construction prototypes, resulting in phenomenally strong success with the addition of scores of hotels under the Days Inn brand.
In 2003, Realstar Hospitality acquired the master franchise rights for Motel 6 and Studio 6 from Accor SA of France (now G6 Hospitality LLC). With more than 35 Motel 6 and Studio 6 locations in Canada, plans are underway to double the brands' size by 2025.

As a former Chair of the Hotel Association of Canada and one of the Board's longest-serving members, Prince is an active participant in all industry-related activities. He has participated in several hospitality panels as a recognized industry expert.

Prince holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Toronto.
Irwin Prince