Hotel Franchises Named on 2016 Top 100 Global Franchises Ranking

ATLANTA — Four hotel franchises claimed top-10 status in the 2016 Top 100 Global Franchises Ranking by Franchise Direct, an online platform where entrepreneurs can connect with...

William Gray to Open in Old Montreal

MONTREAL — Old Montreal is getting a new boutique hotel, the William Gray. Set to open this summer, William Gray includes eight floors incorporating a new glass tower...

Airbnb Profiting from “Compression Nights”

ZURICH, Switzerland — A recent UBS report claims Airbnb is making it harder for hotels to charge higher rates on what the industry calls “compression nights” —...

HAC Announces 2015 Board of Directors

OTTAWA — Philippe Gadbois, SVP of Operations at Atlific Hotels, has been re-elected chair of the Board of Directors at the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC). Nine Board...

SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts Grows its Management Team

VANCOUVER — SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Tom Tittel, VP, Operations in Eastern Canada and Tejash Chauhan, VP, Risk & Asset Management.  ...

Canadian Hotel Industry Primed for a Strong 2017

TORONTO — Canada’s hotel industry is primed for a strong year — that was the consensus at this week’s Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) held at the...

Michael Sabia Tells Business Elite to Focus on Infrastructure

TORONTO — With the Canadian economy on everyone’s minds these days, the Toronto Board of Trade welcomed Michael Sabia, CEO of the Caisse de dépôt et placement...

New General Manager Appointed at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

TORONTO — Franck Arnold has joined The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto as the hotel’s new GM. “I am thrilled to return to North America to start a new chapter of...

Winners of Booking Best Awards Announced

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The Booking.com team has unveiled the winners of its Booking’s Best Awards, honouring accommodations in 60 countries worldwide. “With the incredible insight gained from the...

Zita Cobb Captivates Crowd with Social Entrepreneurship Spirit

TORONTO ― Zita Cobb captivated the crowd of hospitality executives, educators and students at yesterday’s Icons & Innovators Breakfast Series at the Toronto Region Board of Trade. At...