Kiss Packs Hotel Rooms

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L.. — A classic rock group is filling hotels in central Newfoundland, CBC News reports. While 1970s rock band Kiss’ upcoming appearance in the province...

Fairmont Vancouver Earns International Accolade

VANCOUVER — The Fairmont Vancouver Airport has been named the Best Airport Hotel – North America at the World Airport Awards 2011 in Copenhagen, beating out...

CRDA Conference Receives Record Sponsorship

TORONTO — The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is celebrating higher than expected sponsorship for its upcoming Resort Development Summit — a conference geared towards those...

Major Quebec Hotel TV Supplier Files Under CCAA

LAVAL, Que. — On Feb. 23, Laval-based Groupe Dumoulin, a major hotel sector supplier of in-room televisions, filed for protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act...

Choice Awards Top Performers

TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada’s recent 2011 Gold and Platinum Hospitality awards saw 28 accolades handed out to staff representing the brand’s top-performing hotels, with 19 Gold...

Motel 6 and Studio 6 to be Green Key Certified

CARROLLTON, Texas — All 1,100 Motel 6 and Studio 6 properties in North America are set to be Green Key certified by the end of 2011....

Canadian Hotels Attract Buyers Again

TORONTO — The Canadian lodging investment sector may have bottomed out in 2009, but it bounced back in 2010, according to a CB Richard Ellis (CBRE)...

Industry Vet Raymond Domenico Passes Away

TORONTO — Raymond Domenico, general manager of Toronto’s Hotel Victoria, passed away suddenly Friday, Jan. 21. Domenico spent the last 62 years in the hotel industry, starting...

Deerhurst Resort Sold to Skyline for $26M

MUSKOKA, Ont. —  The Muskoka, Ont.-based Deerhurst Resort, one of the country’s largest resorts and site of the 2010 G8 Summit, has been sold for $26 million...

Choice Opens First Extended-Stay Hotel

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — Choice Hotels International, Inc. has opened the company’s first Canadian extended-stay hotel property in Sherwood Park, Alta. The new MainStay Suites hotel, franchised...