Marriott International Launches Marketing Campaign For Extended-Stay Brands

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Marriott International has unveiled its new marketing campaign — “Room for Possibility” — spotlighting the company’s extended-stay brands in the U.S. and Canada.

Best Western Launches Rewards Rush Promotion

PHOENIX — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has launched its seasonal BW Rewards Rush promotion, which gives members of the Best Western Rewards (BWR) program...

Best Western Opens Canada’s First GLō

PHOENIX — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened GLō Kanata Ottawa West — the brand’s first property in Canada. “We’re excited...

Hotel Investment Conference Highlights Continued Growth in Canada

TORONTO — More than 500 hotel-industry executives attended this year’s edition of the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) at Toronto’s Sheraton Centre.   The day...

Humber College’s Viewpoint Event Addresses the Changing Role of Technology

TORONTO — More than 300 industry leaders gathered at Humber College on May 6 for Viewpoint, a new learning series dedicated to the discussion of industry trends...

The Courthouse Hotel Brings Historic Charm to Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Thunder Bay, Ont.’s newest and largest historic boutique property, the Courthouse Hotel, has opened following a $3-million, floor-to-ceiling renovation investment to the 95-year-old former...

Hotel, Motel Tax Coming to Waterloo Region July 1

WATERLOO, Ont. — Starting July 1 hotels Waterloo Region — which includes the cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo, Ont., as well as four surrounding townships — will...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 0.8 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of May 5 to 11, according to...

Hyatt Hotels and Small Luxury Hotels Celebrate Loyalty Alliance Milestone

CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Small Luxury Hotels of the alliance (SLH) have expanded their loyalty alliance to offer more than 200 SLH hotels on World...

Fairmont Royal York Reveals New Dining Venues

TORONTO — Fairmont Royal York has announced the debut of two new food-and-beverage venues — Clockwork Champagne & Cocktails and Reign. The venues will open June 11...