Choice Hotels Canada Continues Expansion

TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada opened three new hotels in the fourth quarter of 2018, with another eight anticipated for the first quarter of 2019. The most...

Best Western Plus Airport Inn & Suites Opens in Saskatoon

SASKATOON — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened a Best Western Plus Airport Inn & Suites in Saskatoon. Owned by John Owens, president of Owens Hospitality...

The Pointe Restaurant Announces New Executive Chef

TOFINO, B.C. — Carmen Ingham is the new executive chef at The Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn. Raised in North Vancouver, Ingham will look to bring...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 6.9 Per Cent

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

Riu Hotels & Resorts to Open Property in Canada

TORONTO — Riu Hotels & Resorts is wrapping-up the design phase of a $100-million project that will see a new hotel in its Riu Plaza urban line...
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Marriott International Announces New Loyalty Brand

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International has unveiled its new loyalty brand, Marriott Bonvoy, which will replace the Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG)...

Red Roof Enters the Calgary Market

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Red Roof is expanding its presence into the Canadian market, with its first property in Calgary. The company has partnered with FANS International Hospitality Group, an international...

Expedia Releases 2019 Travel Trend Report

TORONTO — Expedia has released a report detailing the fastest-growing bucket-list destinations, activities, top-rated hotels and travel trends for Canadians in 2019. The results show that the...

Holloway Announces Sale of Travelodge Hotel in Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Holloway Lodging Corporation has sold its Travelodge Hotel in Dartmouth, N.S. for $6.9 million. Representing a cap rate of approximately 9.5 per cent and a...

Choice Hotels Moves Infrastructure to Amazon Web Services Platform

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Choice Hotels International, Inc. is moving its infrastructure to Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to boost its technology-leadership position within the hotel industry. Choice Hotels,...