Holloway Acquires Controlling Interest of Super 8 St. John’s, N.L.

HALIFAX — Holloway Lodging Corp. has acquired an additional 35-per-cent interest in the Super 8 hotel in St. John’s, N.L for $2.1 million. The company previously owned...

Spirit Ridge At Nk’mip Resort in B.C. Joins The Unbound Collection By Hyatt Brand

CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation has entered into a franchise agreement with the Spirit Ridge Owners Association. In December, Spirit Ridge at Nk’Mip Resort will join The...

Reetu Gupta Named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

TORONTO — Reetu Gupta, COO, The Easton’s Group and The Gupta Group, has been recognized by Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. “This Award makes us all very proud,”...

Tony Pollard inducted into Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame

OTTAWA — Anthony Pollard, past-president of the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), has been inducted into the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame. Pollard’s outstanding contribution to the...

Radisson Edmonton South Sold

EDMONTON — The 235-room Radisson Edmonton South has been sold to Nova Hotels Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Colliers International Hotels acted on behalf of an affiliate...

Microtel Announces Modernized Prototype

LAS VEGAS — The team at Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham has unveiled an enhanced hotel prototype at the Wyndham Hotel Group’s 2013 Global Conference in...

Wyndham Worldwide to Become Two Publicly Traded Hospitality Companies

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Worldwide has announced plans to spin off the company’s hotel business. Wyndham Hotel Group will become a new, publicly traded pure-play hotel company...

Hotel Amenities Get Reinvented

MCLEAN, VA — Providing good hotel amenities used to mean offering small bottles of shampoo, conditioner and soap, but nowadays hoteliers are providing a wealth of...

Radisson Opens Hotel & Conference Centre at Calgary Airport East

CALGARY — The Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre Calgary Airport East has opened at 6620 36th St. N.E. “The opening of this new-build hotel...

Best Western Expected to Support Choice in Battle with Expedia

Best Western International members and executives expressed support for Choice International in its posting battle with Expedia.com and Hotels.com. (See, Choice International Blackballed by Expedia andHotels.com, TheWhat’sOnReport,October...