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...

Realstar Introduces Motel 6 to Atlantic Canada

TORONTO — The Toronto-based Realstar Hospitality has opened a 74-room Motel 6 in Moncton, N.B. — the first for the brand in Atlantic Canada. The property is...

Did it Stay or Did it Go?

TORONTO — Hoteliers are always itching to straddle the latest in hotel innovation, but not everything pans out. “For every hotel innovation that changes the industry, there...

CTC Announces $16M in Staff Cuts, Office Closings

VANCOUVER — Staff reductions and the closing of some international offices have been announced by the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC).In a letter to industry partners last Friday,...