Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler Names New GM

WHISTLER, B.C. — Murray Lowe has been appointed general manager of the Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, following the retirement of Tony Cary-Barnard at the end of...

Marriot to Launch Moxy Brand in Europe

BERLIN — Marriott International is launching a new economy, three-star hospitality brand in Europe that’s designed to attract emerging millennial travellers. “Moxy Hotels is...

Destination Canada Releases June Tourism Snapshot

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada’s (DC) latest Tourism Snapshot indicates continued tourism growth through June 2017. During the month, Canada welcomed more than 2.5 million visitors (up 7.9...

Industry Post Highest Absolute ADR and RevPAR Levels on Record

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during Q3 2018, according to data from STR. In year-over-year comparison,...

Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre Wins Bill Rowe Memorial Tourism Award

VANCOUVER — The Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre has received Skål Canada - Vancouver’s 2016 Bill Rowe Memorial Tourism Award for its role in contributing to the success...

Best Western Reveals Strong Pipeline for 70th Anniversary

PHOENIX — Heading into its 70th year in operation, Best Western Hotels & Resorts revealed it has reached major milestones, including earning an average RevPAR index of...

Residence Inn by Marriott to Open in Ottawa

OTTAWA — The 120-suite Residence Inn by Marriott is scheduled to open in Ottawa, Ont., this week. “We are pleased with the continued growth...

Alberta Minimum Wage Hike Debated

EDMONTON ― Rachel Notley, Alberta’s Premier designate and NDP leader, has promised to implement a wage hike by 2018, but the impact continues to be disputed, as...

Choice Hotels Launches Partnership with Delivery.com

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Choice Hotels has partnered with Delivery.com to allow hotel guests to enjoy the added convenience of delivery services from local restaurants directly to their...

The Globe Names Top New Hotels of 2011

TORONTO — The Globe and Mail editors have named Vancouver’s Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Hong Kong’s Ritz Carlton and London’s Corinthia hotel on a list of top 10...