Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 2.1 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of September 23 to 29, according to...

Marriott International Workers Hit the Picket Line

SAN FRANCISCO — More than 4,000 Marriott International hotel workers represented by Unite Here have gone on strike, impacting major tourism markets in the U.S. Thousands of Marriott...

The Josie Hotel Opening in B.C.

ROSSLAND, B.C. — The town of Rossland, B.C. is set to welcome a new hotel on November 28. The Josie Hotel — a new “ski-in, ski-out” destination...

Destination Canada Releases July Tourism Snapshot

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada’s (DC) latest Tourism Snapshot indicates continued year-to-date tourism growth (up one per cent) despite a slight year-over-year decline for the month of July....

Tourisme Montréal Wins Explore Canada Industry Award

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada (DC) has named Tourisme Montréal the recipient of the 2018 Explore Canada Industry Award of Excellence for its “J’ai changé” (I’ve changed) campaign. “J’ai...

Marriott International Expands Home-Sharing Pilot

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International has expanded its home-sharing pilot to include Paris, Rome and Lisbon. The company launched the five-month pilot in London earlier this year in...

Best Western Opens First Glō Hotel

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened its first Glō hotel in DeSoto, Texas. “We’re excited to celebrate the opening of our first Glō property...

Kostuch Media Ltd. Launches Employer of Choice Awards

TORONTO — Kostuch Media Ltd. (KML), publisher of industry magazines Foodservice and Hospitality and Hotelier, is proud to announce the launch of the Employer of Choice Awards...

Days Inn by Wyndham Raises Funds for High-Needs Canadian Elementary Schools

TORONTO — Days Inns – Canada has announced a $5,000 donation in support of The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation’s Adopt-a-School program. In September, the hotel brand ran a...

New Executive Chef at Novotel Hotels & Resorts

TORONTO — Novotel Hotels and Resorts has announced Michael Kirkwood as its new executive chef. Bringing his flair for vogue cuisine and love for Canadian contemporary style, Kirkwood...