HITEC 2016 show floor

HITEC Announces Keynote Speakers

AUSTIN, Texas — Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), producer of the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC), has announced four new keynote speakers for  this...

Coast Hotels Expands Okanagan Offerings

VANCOUVER — Vancouver-based Coast Hotels is opening a new property in Oliver, B.C. to complement the brand’s strong B.C. presence and its existing locations in Kelowna, Penticton...

Executive Group to Debut New Boutique Brand at The Shipyards

NORTH VANCOUVER — Executive Hotels & Resorts is set to develop a new high-end, boutique-hotel brand for The Shipyards development project, underway in North Vancouver’s North Shore. The...

National Geographic to Publish Book Dedicated to Quebec

MONTREAL — The Alliance de l'industrie touristique du Québec has partnered with the National Geographic Society and Quebec photographer Mathieu Dupuis to publish a large-format book dedicated...

AHIP to Acquire 18 U.S. Hotels

VANCOUVER — American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) is set to acquire, through its subsidiaries, a portfolio of 18 premium-branded Marriott and Hilton hotels in the...

Trump Hotels Launches New Mid-scale Brand

NYC — Trump Hotels has announced a new addition to its brand portfolio — American Idea — a new mid-scale concept rooted in local history and neighbourly...

Mark Purcell Joins AccorHotels

PARIS, France — AccorHotels has appointed Mark Purcell as vice-president, Development, North America. In this role, Purcell will be responsible for driving AccorHotels' development in North America,...

Allison Reid Joins Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

SAN FRANCISCO — Allison Reid has been named chief Development officer for the Americas region for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. Reid has a proven track record in...

Palm Holdings Expands The Edinburgh Collection

TORONTO — Palm Holdings has announced the expansion of its U.K. portfolio through the acquisition of The Tune Hotel in Edinburgh. The newly rebranded 189-room hotel joins...

The Greater Toronto Hotel Association Holds Annual General Meeting

TORONTO — The Greater Toronto Hotel Association (GTHA) held its annual general meeting last week at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel. An upbeat video promoting Toronto as a...