Wyndham Expands Loyalty Program with Member Levels

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Hotel Group has added Member Levels to its loyalty program, introducing four distinct levels to Wyndham Rewards. The loyalty program now offers a host...

Montreal Hyatt’s Employees Strike

MONTREAL — Hyatt Regency Hotel employees in Montreal took to the picket lines for a one-day strike yesterday, reports CBC News. According to the...

Kostuch Media Garners Four Award Nominations

TORONTO — Kostuch Media Ltd. has received four nominations for this year’s Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, presented by the Canadian Business Press. The nominations...

Botanist Launches at Fairmont Pacific Rim

VANCOUVER — The Fairmont Pacific Rim’s new second-floor restaurant is now open to the public. Replacing Oru Cuisine, Botanist offers a fresh culinary approach reflecting a “new...

AccorHotels Partners with Banyan Tree Holdings

PARIS, France — AccorHotels has entered a long-term partnership with Banyan Tree Holdings to collaboratively develop and manage Banyan Tree-branded hotels around the world. Through the agreement,...

CHIC a Success

TORONTO — Delegates at The Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC), held this week at the Hilton Toronto hotel, were welcomed to a day of seminars and networking...

WSJ: Smartphones to Replace Room Keys at Select Starwood Hotels

NEW YORK — Starwood Hotels hopes to revolutionize the way guests check-in by implementing Bluetooth technology, reports The Wall Street Journal. According to the article,...

Residence Inn, Mont-Tremblant Welcomes Renovations

MONT-TREMBLANT, Que. — The Residence Inn, Mont-Tremblant Manoir Labelle is undergoing an extensive $3-million renovation. Nestled at the foot of Mont-Tremblant, the property features 137 studio, one- and...

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Welcomes New Executive Chef

EDMONTON — Mridul Bhatt is the new executive chef at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton. With more than a decade of international culinary experience, Bhatt will oversee...

Female-Only Hotel Floors Gain Popularity

Many hotel companies are beginning to appeal to female business travellers, reports Yahoo Travel, in a report that credits select research to Maiden Voyage, a U.K.-based social...