Booking.com Recognizes Top Performing Days Inn Locations

TORONTO — Booking.com has recognized 47 Days Inn locations across Canada with Guest Service Review Awards for 2016. “It’s a great honour for our hotels to receive the...

Hotel Association of Canada Appoints New Director of Government Relations

OTTAWA — Alana Baker is the new director of Government Relations for The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC). An award-winning, seasoned government relations, public relations and communications professional,...

OHI Presents 2017 Gold Awards in Toronto

TORONTO – Ontario’s hospitality industry was celebrated last week at the annual Gold Awards presented by the Ontario Hostelry Institute. The evening featured a lineup of winners...

Industry Mourns Loss of Ruy Paes-Braga

SQUAMISH, B.C. — Ruy Paes-Braga passed away last week at the age of 76. Paes-Braga had an illustrious career in the hotel industry, having worked for many...

Palm Holdings Acquires Holiday Inn Orlando SW

TORONTO — Palm Holdings is continuing the expansion of its property portfolio in the Central Florida region with the recent acquisition of the family-friendly Holiday Inn Orlando...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Drops 6.8 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry reported mostly negative results — including a 6.8-per-cent decrease in occupancy — during the week...

King Edward Hotel unveils restored Crystal Ballroom

TORONTO — The executive team of the King Edward Hotel unveiled the much-anticipated, revitalized and restored Crystal Ballroom last night before a crowd of more than 200...

Pacific Gateway Hotel Launches New Environmental Initiative

VANCOUVER — Bullfrog Power and Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport have announced a new environmental initiative to provide green electricity for all of the hotel’s meeting...

Uber Launches Uber Central

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has added Uber Central to its Uber for Business platform. The new, enterprise-ready system allows businesses to request, manage, and pay for rides...

Ali Osman Joins Four Seasons Whistler

WHISTLER — Ali Osman is the new resort manager at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler. A Four Seasons veteran, Osman has held positions in Cairo, Toronto, the...