Arne Sorensen, CEO, Marriott International Takes the Stage for Icons & Innovators Event

TORONTO — When Marriott Hotels and Resorts acquired Starwood Hotels & Resorts last year, the Bethesda-based hotel company became the biggest hotel company in the world. The...

Destination B.C. Releases Google Street View Treks on Google Maps

VANCOUVER — Through a partnership with Google, Destination B.C. has launched an enhanced Google Maps feature on its BC Journeys platform. Detailed imagery of the province’s wild...

University of Guelph Welcomes Michael Beckley as Executive-in-residence

GUELPH, Ont. — The University of Guelph’s School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management recently hosted Michael Beckley, Director, CBRE Hotels as its 2017 executive-in-residence. For 26 years,...

Realstar Hospitality Unveils Awards of Recognition Winners

TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality has handed out its Awards of Recognition for 2016. The awards are presented each year to formally recognize the outstanding achievements of the...

Brian Flood Joins Cushman & Wakefield

Brian Flood has joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation & Advisory team, partnering with Charles Suddaby as practice leader for its Hospitality Group in Canada. Flood joins Cushman &...

UQAM, Tourisme Montreal and the City of Montreal Launch MT Lab

MONTREAL— L’Université de Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and its School of Management (ESG UQAM), Tourisme Montréal and the City of Montréal have partnered to launch MT Lab....

Element Huntsville Set to Open in Westin Hotel

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A new Element hotel is set to open in the Westin Huntsville, Ala. on April 4. The Element Huntsville will occupy floors seven through...

Holloway Lodging Corp. Sells Travelodge Hotel in Belleville

HALIFAX — Holloway Lodging Corporation has sold the Travelodge hotel located in Belleville, Ont. for $7 million. The sale price represents a cap rate of approximately 4.2 per...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 1.2 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry reported mixed results during the week of March 5, 2017. In year-over-year comparison, occupancy dropped 1.2...

AHIP Sells Oklahoma-based Hotel

VANCOUVER — American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) has sold its 77-room Country Inn & Suites by Carlson hotel located in Norman, Okla. for US$4.5 million. The...