Brad LeBlanc Joins Best Western

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has appointed Brad LeBlanc as senior vice-president and Chief Development Officer. In his new role, LeBlanc will oversee North American development...

The Josie Hotel Appoints New General Manager

ROSSLAND, B.C. — Jesse Crockett has been appointed general manager of The Josie Hotel — a “ski-in, ski-out” destination hotel situated at the base of Red Mountain...

Hawthorn Opens at Fairmont Palliser

CALGARY — The Fairmont Palliser has unveiled Hawthorn Dining Room & Bar, its new food-and-beverage outlet. The opening marks the first time in more than 60 years that...

Givex Partners with Best Western’s Travel Card Program

TORONTO — Best Western Hotels & Resorts and Givex — a cloud-based customer-engagement solution — have partnered to upgrade the hotel company’s gift-card processing platform.

Annette Williston Named GM of Hampton Inn and Suites Halifax-Dartmouth

HALIFAX — New Castle Hotels & Resorts has named Annette Williston the new GM of the Hampton Inn and Suites Halifax-Dartmouth. Williston previously served as the hotel’s assistant...

Destination Canada Releases January Tourism Snapshot

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada’s (DC) latest Tourism Snapshot indicates continued tourism growth through January 2019, with arrivals for the month reaching a new record high of 919,670,...

Plans Revealed for Park Hyatt Toronto Redevelopment

TORONTO — Oxford Properties Group has unveiled its designs for the redevelopment of the historic Park Hyatt Toronto in downtown Toronto, which is already under construction and slated...

Vancouver Airport Marriott Unveils Reimagined Traveller Experience

RICHMOND, B.C.— The Vancouver Airport Marriott unveiled new guestrooms, recently redesigned as a part of the ongoing reinvention of the Marriott Hotels brand. The Vancouver Airport Marriott is one...

Sheraton Red Deer Renamed Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre

RED DEER, Alta. — Sheraton Red Deer has changed its name to Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre. “Cambridge Red Deer joins...

Choice Hotels Canada Honoured with Canadian Franchise Association Hall of Fame Award

TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada has won the Canadian Franchise Association’s (CFA) 2019 Hall of Fame Award. Of the Canadian Franchise Association’s 700 cooperate members, only 32...