SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts Grows its Management Team

VANCOUVER — SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Tom Tittel, VP, Operations in Eastern Canada and Tejash Chauhan, VP, Risk & Asset Management.  ...

Hilton Expands Welcome Program for Chinese Travellers

MCLEAN, Va.— Hilton Worldwide, based in Virginia, has announced the expansion of Hilton Huanying — a customized hospitality experience program for Chinese travellers — to more than...

Michael Sabia Tells Business Elite to Focus on Infrastructure

TORONTO — With the Canadian economy on everyone’s minds these days, the Toronto Board of Trade welcomed Michael Sabia, CEO of the Caisse de dépôt et placement...

Airbnb Profiting from “Compression Nights”

ZURICH, Switzerland — A recent UBS report claims Airbnb is making it harder for hotels to charge higher rates on what the industry calls “compression nights” —...

Winners of Booking Best Awards Announced

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The Booking.com team has unveiled the winners of its Booking’s Best Awards, honouring accommodations in 60 countries worldwide. “With the incredible insight gained from the...

Zita Cobb Captivates Crowd with Social Entrepreneurship Spirit

TORONTO ― Zita Cobb captivated the crowd of hospitality executives, educators and students at yesterday’s Icons & Innovators Breakfast Series at the Toronto Region Board of Trade. At...

New General Manager Appointed at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

TORONTO — Franck Arnold has joined The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto as the hotel’s new GM. “I am thrilled to return to North America to start a new chapter of...

Canadian Hotel Industry Primed for a Strong 2017

TORONTO — Canada’s hotel industry is primed for a strong year — that was the consensus at this week’s Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) held at the...

Westin Harbour Castle Up For Sale

TORONTO — The Westin Harbour Castle is on the market and the iconic hotel, located on the downtown Toronto waterfront, could be the most expensive hotel ever...

Choice Hotels Canada Celebrates Top Hotels

TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada announced the national winners of the prestigious APEX Awards (Awards for Property Excellence) at its 8th Annual Fall Conference yesterday. Eight properties...