Ethisphere Institute Announces Most Ethical Lodging Companies

PHOENIX — The Belgium-based Rezidor Hotel Group, Bethesda, Md.-based Marriott International and Parsippany, N.J.-based Wyndham Worldwide have earned the designation of The World’s Most Ethical Companies in...

Hilton Worldwide Makes Changes to Improve Animal Welfare in Supply Chain

  MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to stop buying food from companies, which use cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs. “We are...

William Gray to Open in Old Montreal

MONTREAL — Old Montreal is getting a new boutique hotel, the William Gray. Set to open this summer, William Gray includes eight floors incorporating a new glass tower...

Booking.com Launches Travel App for Apple Watch

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — Booking.com announced today the launch of its Booking Now app for the Apple Watch. "At Booking.com, we're dedicated to empowering travellers to simply search and...

Teambuilding, Technology and Wellness Are Top Meeting Trends

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Integrating teambuilding and adventure into meetings is shaping up to be a top trend in 2015, according to the U.S.-based Benchmark Hospitality, whose...

Marriott Celebrates Millionth Mobile Check-In

BETHESDA, Md. ― Marriott International has given its millionth mobile check-in guest a surprise party complete with DJ, bellhop acrobats, dancers and the gift of one-million Marriott...

HAC Announces 2015 Board of Directors

OTTAWA — Philippe Gadbois, SVP of Operations at Atlific Hotels, has been re-elected chair of the Board of Directors at the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC). Nine Board...

SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts Grows its Management Team

VANCOUVER — SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Tom Tittel, VP, Operations in Eastern Canada and Tejash Chauhan, VP, Risk & Asset Management.  ...

Hilton Expands Welcome Program for Chinese Travellers

MCLEAN, Va.— Hilton Worldwide, based in Virginia, has announced the expansion of Hilton Huanying — a customized hospitality experience program for Chinese travellers — to more than...

Michael Sabia Tells Business Elite to Focus on Infrastructure

TORONTO — With the Canadian economy on everyone’s minds these days, the Toronto Board of Trade welcomed Michael Sabia, CEO of the Caisse de dépôt et placement...