Travel Haults as Irene Forces Flight Cancellations

TORONTO — A number of flights were cancelled or delayed over the weekend at major Canadian and U.S. airports, due to tropical storm Irene pounding the...

Marriott’s Smart Phone App Cracks iTunes Top 10 List

BETHESDA, Md. —Marriott International’s newly launched cross-brand smart phone application has been downloaded more than 140,000 times and it has cracked iTunes Top 10 list. ...

Fairmont Introduces Tea Day

TORONTO — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to host a “tea day,” on Nov. 12, with themed events and activities planned at its luxury...

Canadian Hotel Companies Recognized

TORONTO — Starwood Hotels and Resorts Canada and Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort are among those who have been recognized on a list of the 50...

Choice Partners with Access Point Financial

SILVER SPRING, MD. — Choice Hotels International Inc., recently announced plans to partner with the Greenwich, Conn.-based full-service lending and advisory platform, Access Point Financial. ...

Prices Continue to Drop in Key Hotel Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — As the summer season winds down, the discount travel site Hotwire.com has announced the results of its August 2011 “Hotwire Canadian Hotel Rate...

Rates Continue to Drop

Hotel performance for three major Canadian cities was less than steller for the week ending Aug. 14, according to global consulting and services organization, HVS. ...

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...

CBC Reports Dalvay-by-the-Sea Controversy

DALVAY-BY-THE-SEA, P.E.I. — Several kitchen staff at P.E.I.’s popular Dalvay-by-the-Sea resort have left the hotel, citing unhappiness with new management, according to CBC News. Five...

Monte Carlo Opens New GTA Hotel

MARKHAM, Ont. — Monte Carlo Inns has announced the opening of the Monte Carlo Inn & Suite Downtown Markham, its eighth hotel in the Greater...