Global Biz Travel Rebounding, Says Leading Online Source

DALLAS — According to hotels.com, business travel to several of the world’s economic hotspots increased in the first half of 2011. The hotel...

Toronto Architect Firm Publishes Book

It’s not often that an architect firm publishes a book, but last week Toronto-based Webb Zerafa Menkes Housden Architects (WZMH) launched “The First Fifty Years,” a book...

Starwood Opens “Destination Sensation” Brand in London, England

LONDON — Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc., has launched its second new brand in the U.K. market, with the opening of Aloft London Excel. ...

Four Seasons Welcomes Daniel Boulud

TORONTO — A week after news leaked that Daniel Boulud will be helming Four Seasons’ new restaurant when it opens next July, the luxury chain held...

Aviawest Resorts Files for Creditor Protection

VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C. — Victoria-based Aviawest Resorts Inc. has filed for creditor protection in the Supreme Court of British Columbia to solve its issues through the...

Groupe Germain Expands into Halifax

MONTREAL — The construction of the Alt Hotel at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport — Group Germain’s sixth in the brand — is underway. “We...

IHG to Launch New Mid-Priced Hotel Chain — WSJ

LAS VEGAS — The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is planning to launch another midscale hotel chain to target high-frequency travellers, according to a Wall Street Journal...

Willow Stream Spa Introduces Product Line

TORONTO — Willow Stream Spa, a signature brand of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts since 2001, has introduced Ener.g, a new line of bath and body products...

Potters to Open Hockley Valley Restaurant

TORONTO — Acclaimed Canadian chef Michael Potters is preparing to helm the new Hockley Valley Resort restaurant, Cabin, which is set to open Dec. 17. ...

Delta Leads Hospitality Sector on 50 Best Employer List

TORONTO — The Chicago-based human resources company Aon Hewitt has released its annual list of the 50 Best Employers and a handful of hospitality companies made the...