Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Names New Chief Commercial Officer, Americas

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has named Charles McKee as senior vice-president and chief Commercial officer for the Americas. McKee will report to Ken Greene,...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 1.2 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of August 6 to 12, according to...

Marriott Launches Campaign for New Category-Marketing Approach

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International announced a new strategic advertising approach to connect guests with its brands and associates. “Golden Rule,” is a multi-dimensional campaign launching in the...

Silver Hotel Group to Open New Toronto Property

TORONTO — Silver Hotel Group has added The Anndore House to its growing Toronto downtown Hotel Collection portfolio. Centrally located in Toronto’s Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood, The Anndore House boasts...

Shareholders Approve Merger of RLJ and FelCor

Bethesda, Md. — Shareholders of RLJ Lodging Trust and FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated have approved FelCor’s merger with and into a subsidiary of RLJ in a stock-for-stock...

Crescent Hotels & Resorts Grows Canadian Portfolio

EDMONTON — Crescent Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage the upscale boutique Matrix, Metterra and Varscona hotels in Edmonton. The 184-room Matrix boasts modern decor blending...

Booking.com Admits to Manipulating Star Ratings

AMSTERDAM — Booking.com has admitted to listing a New York hotel multiple times under different star ratings to see if it would impact customers’ booking habits, reports...

Atlific Hotels Now Managing The Westin Prince

TORONTO — Atlific Hotels announced that it is managing The Westin Prince Toronto Hotel located in Toronto’s York Mills neighbourhood. The agreement came into effect on Aug....

The Champlain Waterfront Hotel Reopens In Orillia

TORONTO — The newly renovated Champlain Waterfront Hotel has opened its doors in Orillia, Ont. The historic property is the sixth Ascend-branded property to open in the...

Toronto Hosts ASAE Conference

TORONTO — The city of Toronto is in the midst of hosting a major international conference that is a four-day “live audition” to host future conferences and...