AHIP Finalizes $61-million, Six-hotel Deal

VANCOUVER — American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) has completed its acquisition of a portfolio of six branded, select-service hotels in Florida. The deal, worth US$61...

Marriott Unveils Series of Master Classes for Loyalty Members

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International has launched a master class series for its Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) members. The new offer will allow members...

Marriott Celebrates Millionth Mobile Check-In

BETHESDA, Md. ― Marriott International has given its millionth mobile check-in guest a surprise party complete with DJ, bellhop acrobats, dancers and the gift of one-million Marriott...

Marriott Celebrates Canada’s 150th With Canada Adventure Sweepstakes

TORONTO — To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, Marriott International, Inc. has launched Marriott's Epic Canada Adventure Sweepstakes. Until July 24, Canadian and U.S. residents can enter to win...
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RLHC Announces New Brand Alignments

SPOKANE, Wash. — Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLHC) has unveiled the evolution of its brand portfolio following the acquisition of Vantage Hospitality’s hotel-franchising business in September 2016. “Our...

Tourism Trade Mission to China Proves Successful

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada (DC) signed two memoranda of understanding during last month’s tourism trade mission to China, led by the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Flat at 73.8 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week ending June 10 2017, according to...

Accor Launches Tribe Brand

PARIS — Accor has launched a new lifestyle brand, Tribe. The brand currently consists of one hotel in Perth, Australia, which opened in...

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...

AccorHotels to Open First Jo&Joe in May

PARIS — AccorHotels’ first Jo&Joe “open house” is set to open in Hossegor, France on May 29. Originally unveiled last fall, the Jo&Joe brand is a new...