Mount Royal Hotel to Reopen in 2018

BANFF, Alta. — The Mount Royal Hotel in Banff, Alta. has announced plans to undergo a $45-million renovation process before reopening in summer 2018. The historic hotel, owned...

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Food & Wine Announce Venice Food & Wine Festival

NEW YORK — JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Time Inc.'s Food & Wine have announced the inaugural Venice Food & Wine Festival, to be held on...

New York, Toronto to Promote Travel to Both Cities

TORONTO — NYC & Company and Tourism Toronto have formed a two-year alliance to help boost tourism to their cities, reports Travel Weekly. The partnership is the first...

Condé Nast Traveler Reveals 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

NEW YORK — Condé Nast Traveler has released the winners of its 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, naming the top hotels and resorts in the world, as well...

William Gray Launches Spa Services

MONTREAL — Hotel William Gray has opened its spa — Spa William Gray. The new spa offers a range of refined services, 10 treatment rooms, a thermal...

Renovations Completed at the Hilton Montreal/Laval

LAVAL, Que. — The Hilton Montreal/Laval has completed its three-year renovation. The hotel’s management invested close to $10 million in the modernization of the property in order...

Ontario Putting the Heel to High Heels at Work

TORONTO — Liberal MPP Cristina Martins (Davenport) will formally introduce a private members bill that will change the Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act so employers cannot...

Westin Harbour Castle Announces New GM

TORONTO — Stuart Joliffe is the new general manager of Toronto’s Westin Harbour Castle. Joliffe began his hospitality career with Delta hotels in 1991 as a director of...

Avendra to be Acquired by Aramark

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Aramark has reached a binding agreement to acquire hospitality-procurement services provider Avendra for $1.35 billion. Avendra — owned by founding shareholders Marriott International, Hyatt, Accor,...

Andaz Ottawa Included on Best Urban Hotels Shortlist

LONDON, U.K. — Wallpaper* has released the shortlist for this year’s Best Urban Hotels list. Among the shortlist’s 41 global contenders, Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market was the only...