Top Women in Travel to be Recognized by New Awards Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new international awards program has been launched to recognize women in the travel and tourism industry. The inaugural Women in Travel and Tourism...

Booking.com Recognizes Top Performing Days Inn Locations

TORONTO — Booking.com has recognized 47 Days Inn locations across Canada with Guest Service Review Awards for 2016. “It’s a great honour for our hotels to receive the...

Hotel Association of Canada Appoints New Director of Government Relations

OTTAWA — Alana Baker is the new director of Government Relations for The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC). An award-winning, seasoned government relations, public relations and communications professional,...

OHI Presents 2017 Gold Awards in Toronto

TORONTO – Ontario’s hospitality industry was celebrated last week at the annual Gold Awards presented by the Ontario Hostelry Institute. The evening featured a lineup of winners...

Industry Mourns Loss of Ruy Paes-Braga

SQUAMISH, B.C. — Ruy Paes-Braga passed away last week at the age of 76. Paes-Braga had an illustrious career in the hotel industry, having worked for many...

Palm Holdings Acquires Holiday Inn Orlando SW

TORONTO — Palm Holdings is continuing the expansion of its property portfolio in the Central Florida region with the recent acquisition of the family-friendly Holiday Inn Orlando...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Drops 6.8 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry reported mostly negative results — including a 6.8-per-cent decrease in occupancy — during the week...

King Edward Hotel unveils restored Crystal Ballroom

TORONTO — The executive team of the King Edward Hotel unveiled the much-anticipated, revitalized and restored Crystal Ballroom last night before a crowd of more than 200...

Pacific Gateway Hotel Launches New Environmental Initiative

VANCOUVER — Bullfrog Power and Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport have announced a new environmental initiative to provide green electricity for all of the hotel’s meeting...

Uber Launches Uber Central

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has added Uber Central to its Uber for Business platform. The new, enterprise-ready system allows businesses to request, manage, and pay for rides...