PKF Forecasts Annual Outlook

TORONTO — Cautious optimism was the order of the day at the 11th annual PKF Outlook, held Oct. 7 at Toronto’s Westin Harbour Castle Hotel. Hotel owners...

Choice Reviews 2010 at Annual Conference

TORONTO — “We’re recovering, but not recovered.” Those were the sentiments of Tim Oldfield, vice-president of Choice Hotels speaking to a room of franchisees attending the company’s...

Hotwire Releases Rate Report

SAN FRANCISCO — Hotwire.com, a discount travel website, recently shared the results of its September 2010 Canadian Hotel Rate Report, featuring Canadian cities that have seen the...

Pacrim Hospitality Services Adds St. John’s, N.L. Hotel

BEDFORD, N.S. — Effective Oct. 1, the 128-room Battery Hotel & Conference Centre, St. John’s, N.L., will join the international management portfolio of Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc....

Western Hotel Investment Conference Announced

VANCOUVER — The Western Canadian Hotel & Resort Investment Conference will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19. The event, hosted...

Wyndham Announces New Chief Information Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — The Wyndham Hotel Group has promoted from within, appointing Wyndham executive Dan Kornick as senior vice-president and chief information officer of Wyndham Hotel Group’s...

Realstar Opens G2 Prototype Days Inn

TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality has announced the opening of its first G2 Days Inn prototype in Regina, the new-build 99-room Days Inn - Regina Airport West. The...

Construction Begins on $150M-Boutique Hotel and Condo in T.O.

TORONTO — Construction has begun on a new $150-million boutique hotel and condominium project in the heart of downtown Toronto, at 56 Blue Jays Way. The project,...

Choice Opens New Moncton, N.B. Hotel

MONCTON, N.B. — Choice Hotels International, Inc. has added Chateau Moncton an Ascend Collection hotel, in Moncton, N.B., to its franchise system. It’s one of 31 new...

Fairmont Vancouver Airport Introduces Beekeeping Initiative

VANCOUVER — It’s been a busy couple of weeks at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, first in China with the reopening of Fairmont Peace Hotel, and most recently...