“Booking.yeah” Brand Campaign Launched

TORONTO — Booking.com, a website design to book hotel and other accommodations online, is launching a travel campaign on major broadcast media networks. The Booking.yeah campaign aims to...

Sheraton Toronto to Undergo $90-million Renovation

TORONTO — The team at the Sheraton Centre Toronto has announced plans to spend $90 million transforming its guestrooms to become more energy efficient and tech-friendly. “As one...

Destination Canada Reports October Tourism Growth

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada’s (DC) latest Tourism Snapshot revealed continued tourism growth through October 2016. Canada welcomed 1.49 million international visitors during the month, setting a new...

Hotel Industry Reports Gains in Occupancy, ADR and RevPAR

HENDERSON, Tenn. — STR, Inc. data shows the Canadian hotel industry increased occupancy, ADR and RevPAR in the third quarter of 2015. In year-over-year results, occupancy increased 0.2...

Motel 6 Showcases New Room Design in GTA

CARROLLTON, Texas — Motel 6 will be hosting a grand re-opening of its Mississauga location, which features the Motel 6 “Phoenix” room design. The...

Tourism Trade Mission to China Proves Successful

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada (DC) signed two memoranda of understanding during last month’s tourism trade mission to China, led by the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the...

Four Seasons Vancouver Welcomes New Chef

VANCOUVER — The Okanagan, B.C.-born toque Ned Bell has been named executive chef of the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, effective Aug. 15. "Bell has such energy,...

Wyndham Completes Acquisition of La Quinta

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has completed its previously announced acquisition of La Quinta Holdings' hotel franchising and hotel management business. The addition of La Quinta's...

Expedia Releases List of Top-ranked Hotels

TORONTO — B.C.’s Fairmont Pacific Rim, the Magnolia Hotel and Spa as well as the Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa are among the top-ranking Canadian properties, according...

Fairmont Introduces Chinese Menu Program

TORONTO — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is taking extra care to welcome the influx of Chinese world travellers by introducing a Chinese Menu Program that includes more...