New App Revolutionizes Last Minute Bookings

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s now easier for American travellers to book a hotel last minute thanks to the HotelTonight app. Marketed as the fastest...

Improved Summer Travel Predicted at Best Western Summit

TORONTO — With the summer season fast approaching, hoteliers across the country are cautiously awaiting the return of the traveller. With that in mind, last week,...

Travelodge to Ease Pain at the Pumps

CALGARY — At a time when high gas prices are headline news, Travelodge Canada is giving guests a break with Petro-Canada cards as part of its...

Choice Introduces Free Night Promo

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Free breakfast has become a common promotion in the hotel industry, so maybe it’s only natural Choice Hotels Canada is taking it a...

Algonquin Launches Hospitality Program

OTTAWA — Algonquin College upped its game in the worldwide hospitality arena, officially launching its Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management program earlier this week at a...

Best Western’s Lesson in Social Studies

PHOENIX — Loyalty rewards are all the rage in today’s hotel industry, and, now, the brass at Best Western is combining that trend with another — social...

Hope in Soap

TORONTO — Sheraton Centre Toronto and Clean the World, a social enterprise committed to saving lives around the world, announced an agreement to collect and recycle hotel...

Bellstar Celebrates Eight Years

CALGARY — Bellstar Hotels & Resorts is celebrating its eighth birthday this month. The celebration comes after a pivotal year for the...

Jakarta Welcomes Fairmont

TORONTO — The diverse and ever-growing metropolis of Jakarta, Indonesia is set to welcome a Fairmont Hotels & Resorts property in 2014. The property,...

Sandman Acquires Holiday Inn Express in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Sandman Hotel Group has acquired the 95-room Squamish, B.C.-based Holiday Inn Express Hotel, which will now be operated under the name Sandman Hotel & Suites...