Travel + Leisure Announces 2017 World’s Best Awards

TORONTO — Travel + Leisure has released the 2017 edition of its World’s Best Awards. Every year, Travel + Leisure asks readers to identify their favourite travel destinations...

Group Germain Announces New Appointments

MONTREAL — Group Germain Hotels has announced several new appointments within the company. Monique Strouvens joined Group Germain this winter as vice-president of Sales and Marketing. Strouvens boasts...

Hilton Launches Five Feet to Fitness Room Concept

CLEAN, Va. — Hilton’s newly launched Five Feet to Fitness concept offers health-conscious business travellers and exercise enthusiasts more than eleven different fitness equipment and accessory options...

Hotel Quartier Joins the Ascend Hotel Collection

TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada has opened the newest member of its Ascend Hotel Collection, Hotel Quartier, in Quebec City. This is the fifth Ascend to open...

Canada’s First Pod Accommodation Concept Set to Open in Whistler

WHISTLER, B.C. — The Pangea Pod Hotel will open in Whistler, B.C. in April 2018. Located in the centre of the pedestrian village, the property is designed...

Comfort Inn Renovates Owen Sound Property

TORONTO — The Comfort Inn in Owen Sound, Ont. has embarked on a renovation project designed to offer guests an even better accommodation experience. The new contemporary...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 0.9 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of May 28, according to data from...
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HITEC Announces Keynote Speakers

AUSTIN, Texas — Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), producer of the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC), has announced four new keynote speakers for  this...

Coast Hotels Expands Okanagan Offerings

VANCOUVER — Vancouver-based Coast Hotels is opening a new property in Oliver, B.C. to complement the brand’s strong B.C. presence and its existing locations in Kelowna, Penticton...

Executive Group to Debut New Boutique Brand at The Shipyards

NORTH VANCOUVER — Executive Hotels & Resorts is set to develop a new high-end, boutique-hotel brand for The Shipyards development project, underway in North Vancouver’s North Shore. The...