N.L. Holiday Inn Project to Resume

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — After some delay, construction on the Holiday Inn Express in Deer Lake, N.L. is set to continue in January, reports the St. John’s...

Groupe Germain Opens Second Toronto Hotel

TORONTO — The new 167-room Toronto Hôtel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square is now open. Located in Maple Leaf Square, the $500-million condo, office and retail complex,...

BC Hospitality Conference is Well-Received

VANCOUVER — B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell heralded the successful tourism pull of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics while welcoming the crowd to the recent BC Hospitality Industry Conference...

Queen Elizabeth Hotel Doormen Face Extortion Charges

MONTREAL — Extortion charges have been laid against six doormen at Fairmont’s iconic Queen Elizabeth Hotel in downtown Montreal. The Queen Elizabeth workers were arrested last week...

Dominion Grand Hotel Group Launches with Three Contracts

TORONTO — Dominion Grand Development Group Inc. is growing with the announcement of the newly created Dominion Grand Hotel Group Inc., which already has its first three...

Brookstreet Offers Premium Parking for Hybrid Cars

OTTAWA — Brookstreet Hotel is serving up the latest in a series of green initiatives, launching preferred free parking for guests arriving in a hybrid vehicle. The...

Holiday Inn Opens in Laval-Montreal

MONTREAL — The 176-room Holiday Inn Laval-Montreal opened Monday, Nov. 1. Described as a “Next-Generation” Holiday Inn, the $3.5-million property is part of the IHG (InterContinental Hotels...

Travel Coalition Issues Paper on Canadian Tourism Industry

OTTAWA — Canada was once a top destination that attracted guests to live, work and play, but today’s taxes and regulatory actions have contributed to a falling...

Sheraton and Westin to Undergo Guestroom Makeovers

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is giving two of its major brands, Sheraton and Westin, eco-friendly guestroom makeovers, and Canada’s Sheraton Red Deer...

Whistler Blackcomb IPO to Raise $300M, Closing In November

WHISTLER, B.C. — An initial public offering for shares in North America’s largest ski resort, Whistler Blackcomb in Whistler, B.C., is expected to raise $300 million with...