Bellstar Hotels & Resorts Reports Double-digit RevPAR Growth in 2016

CALGARY — Bellstar Hotels & Resorts’ Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) continued its trend of double-digit growth in 2016, up 15 per cent over the previous year....

Sandman Hotel Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary

VANCOUVER — Sandman Hotel Group — Canada’s fastest-growing, privately owned hospitality company — is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Founded in 1967 by Bob Gaglardi, Sandman Hotel...

Kate Sullivan Joins Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

TORONTO — Kate Sullivan has joined the executive management team at the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto as its new director of Sales. “We are delighted to welcome Kate in...

Canadian Tourism Hits 14-year High

VANCOUVER — The latest data from Destination Canada (DC) marks 2016 as a significant year for Canadian tourism. With 19.98 million international overnight arrivals, 2016 saw the...

The Hotel Association of Canada Names New Board of Directors

OTTAWA — The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has announced its 2017 Board of Directors. The HAC board, which meets four times yearly to discuss a broad...

Comfort Inn Chatham Renovates To Improve Guest Experience

CHATHAM, Ont. — The Comfort Inn in Chatham has embarked on a renovation project designed to offer guests an even better accommodation experience. “The hotel business is very...

Top-Performing Days Inn Hotels Receive Brand Award

TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality recently recognized an elite group of Days Inns and Hotels through its prestigious Chairman’s Award of Excellence. Presented annually, the award honours properties...

Marriott Reports Fourth-Quarter Results

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International, Inc. has reported positive growth for Q4 2016, as well as fiscal year 2016. The company — which acquired Starwood Hotels & Resorts...

Konrad Gstrein Appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

TORONTO — Konrad Gstrein is the new general manager of Four Seasons Hotel Toronto — his sixth appointment with the company. Gstrein’s started with Four Seasons in 2001...

Michael Bertuzzi Joins Centennial College as Professor of Tourism and Hospitality

TORONTO — Michael Bertuzzi has joined the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts at Centennial College. A passionate tourism professional, Bertuzzi has more than 15 years of...