New Hotel to Bring Tourists, Restaurant to Whitehorse

WHITEHORSE — A ground-breaking ceremony was held recently to mark the beginning of a new hotel project in Whitehorse — the first to be built in the...

HAC Names Interim President

OTTAWA — Alison Evans has been named interim president for the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC). Evans will be filling in for current president Susie Grynol when...

Restaurant & Bar Design Awards Releases 2018 Shortlist

LONDON, U.K. — Three Canadian hotel food-and-beverage venues are among the shortlisted venues for this year’s Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. Now in its 10th year, the Restaurant...

Marriott International to Eliminate Plastic Straws

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International has adopted a plan to remove disposable plastic straws and plastic stirrers from its more than 6,500 properties worldwide by July 2019....

Akira Back Toronto Recognized by Build 2018 Architecture Awards

TORONTO — Akira Back at Toronto’s Bisha Hotel has been named Best North American Hospitality Project by the prestigious Build 2018 Architecture Awards. Now in its fourth year,...

Radisson Hotel Group Names New VP of Revenue Optimization

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Kristen Richter as VP of Revenue Optimization in the Americas, revenue management In her new role, Richter will drive the...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 1.7 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry recorded mostly positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of...

Copper Point Resort Sold

INVERMERE, B.C. — Edmonton-based Rohit Group of Companies has sold the 203-key Copper Point Resort in Invermere, B.C. to a partnership including Jasper Inn Investments Ltd., BDK...

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ottawa/Kanata Opens

KANATA, Ont. — Hilton has opened a new Homewood Suites by Hilton property in Kanata, Ont. The extended-stay property — located in the heart of Kanata, within walking...

Travel + Leisure Announces 2018 World’s Best Awards

TORONTO — Travel + Leisure has released the 2018 edition of its World’s Best Awards. Every year, Travel + Leisure asks readers to identify their favourite travel destinations...