Canada’s Hotel Landscape Continues to Change in the Latter Half of 2016

While headlines for the first few months of 2016 were abuzz with news of the Starwood/Marriott merger originally announced in late 2015, the second half of the...

Playing by the Rules

Millennials continue to fuel the popularity of residence-sharing services in major centres across the country, making it increasingly apparent that sites like Airbnb are likely here to...

Best Western Hotels & Resorts Hosts 2016 Leisure Travel Summit

Best Western Hotels & Resorts hosted members of the media last month at the Arcadian Loft in Toronto for its 2016 Leisure Travel Summit. This year’s Summit...

Hotels Have Become Targets for Cyber Criminals

A series of cyber-attacks caused industry-wide concern last fall, when hackers infiltrated hotels’ POS systems using malware designed to remotely collect guests’ payment-card data. Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels...

New Hotel Concepts Merge Travel Trends with Urban Designs

With competition for the consumer dollar intensifying, Canadian developers are eager to tap into new concepts in the lifestyle, boutique and mid-scale segments that cater to a...

Southern Ontario’s Hotel Industry Reaped the Rewards During the Pan Am Games

Throughout the summer’s Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, Toronto commuters complained as they navigated highway lane restrictions, increased traffic and puzzled tourists converging on the city,...

Delta Hotels Prepare to Fly the Marriott Banner

Canadian snowbirds travelling south of the border could soon be booking their stay at a Delta, thanks to new synergies that will accompany a pending ownership change...

Checking In: Rising in the East

A sneak peak at this year’s new buzz-worthy hotel brand concepts. As we plunge into a new year, there are countless opportunities for hotel...