Tourism Toronto Announces Executive Appointments

TORONTO — Tourism Toronto has announced new executive appointments aligned with the organization’s strategic priorities. Andrew Weir has been named to the new position of EVP, Destination Development...

Motel 6 Opens in Fort St. John, B.C.

TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality announced the opening of a new Motel 6 location in Fort St. John, B.C. — the brand’s third hotel in the province. The conversion...

Marriott International Expands Culture Day Program

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International is expanding its Culture Day program — an initiative aimed at fostering multicultural understanding and ensure welcoming environments — in response to...
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Destination Canada Launches Series on Amazon Prime Video

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada is releasing an original eight-part travel series titled Vacations of the Brave, which will premiere in the U.S. on Amazon Prime Video on...

Best Western Hotels & Resorts to Open New BW Premier Collection by Best Western...

PHOENIX — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the newest addition to its BW Premier Collection by Best Western hotels with the opening of the newly...

Plans Announced for First Radisson Blu in Canada

TORONTO — Silver Hotel Group has announced its intent to convert the Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto-Harbourfront to a Radisson Blu — a move that would make the...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 0.7 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded mixed year-over-year results in three key performance metrics during the week of September 9 to 15, according to data...

2018 Tourism Town-Hall Series Comes to Toronto

TORONTO — Ontario tourism-industry professionals gathered at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto last week to take part in the Toronto installment of the 2018 Tourism Town-Hall series....

Group Germain Planning First Edmonton Hotel

EDMONTON — Urban Capital and Group Germain Hotels have announced plans for a mixed-used development in downtown Edmonton, according to CTV Edmonton. The property is set to feature...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 1.1 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of August 26 to September 1, according...