Gopal Rao to Join IHG’s AMEA Team in India

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Gopal Rao, regional VP of Sales and Marketing, Canada for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), has announced he will be joining the company’s Asia, Middle...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Up 2.7 Per Cent

Hendersonville, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week ending Aug. 5, 2017, according to data...

W Hotel Brand to Debut in Israel in 2015

TEL AVIV, Israel — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced plans to debut the W brand in Israel in 2015 with the opening of W Tel...

InnVest REIT and KingSett Capital Acquire Interest in Fairmont Royal York

TORONTO — Mississauga, Ont.-based InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust and Toronto-based KingSett Capital have acquired 80-per-cent interest in the Fairmont Royal York hotel. Current owner, Ivanhoé Cambridge,...

Gîte du Mont-Albert Names New Executive Chef

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-MONTS, Que. — Gîte du Mont-Albert, a newly renovated 60-room hotel inside the Gaspésie National Park in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Que., has a new executive chef. Alain Berthelot has worked...

Westin Bristol Place Sold to Easton’s Group

TORONTO ― Toronto-based Colliers International Hotels has announced the sale of the 288-room Westin Bayshore Bristol Place Toronto Airport to Markham-Ont.-based Easton’s Group of Hotels/The Gupta Group. The...

The Star: Chinese Developer Acquires King Blue Hotel Project

TORONTO — The Toronto hotel/condo project King Blue, which will commence construction in the city’s trendy King Street West neighbourhood, has been snapped up by Chinese property...

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Mississauga Earns Four Green Keys

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — An eco-friendly mandate has earned SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts’ TownePlace Suites by Marriott Mississauga in Ontario four Green Keys by the Green Key Eco-Rating...

Best Western Plus Sawridge Suites Receives Chairman’s Award

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Best Western Plus Sawridge Suites in Fort McMurray has received the Best Western Chairman’s Award — the hotel chain’s highest honour for outstanding...