Wyndham and MasterBuilt to Open 75 Microtels in Canada

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — More than 75 new-construction Microtel Inns & Suites hotels are expected to open in Canada over the next 25 years as part of a...

Hotel Association of Quebec Chairman Appointed

MONTREAL — Louis-Robert Handfield has been appointed chairman of the Hotel Association of Quebec. Handfield has been with SilverBirch since 2006 when he joined the Hilton Montreal...

Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown

TORONTO — IHG rolled out the green carpet to celebrate the grand opening of its new premiere hotel, the Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre yesterday, April 6.According...

Kiss Packs Hotel Rooms

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L.. — A classic rock group is filling hotels in central Newfoundland, CBC News reports. While 1970s rock band Kiss’ upcoming appearance in the province...

Fairmont Vancouver Earns International Accolade

VANCOUVER — The Fairmont Vancouver Airport has been named the Best Airport Hotel – North America at the World Airport Awards 2011 in Copenhagen, beating out...

CRDA Conference Receives Record Sponsorship

TORONTO — The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is celebrating higher than expected sponsorship for its upcoming Resort Development Summit — a conference geared towards those...

Major Quebec Hotel TV Supplier Files Under CCAA

LAVAL, Que. — On Feb. 23, Laval-based Groupe Dumoulin, a major hotel sector supplier of in-room televisions, filed for protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act...

Choice Awards Top Performers

TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada’s recent 2011 Gold and Platinum Hospitality awards saw 28 accolades handed out to staff representing the brand’s top-performing hotels, with 19 Gold...

Motel 6 and Studio 6 to be Green Key Certified

CARROLLTON, Texas — All 1,100 Motel 6 and Studio 6 properties in North America are set to be Green Key certified by the end of 2011....

Canadian Hotels Attract Buyers Again

TORONTO — The Canadian lodging investment sector may have bottomed out in 2009, but it bounced back in 2010, according to a CB Richard Ellis (CBRE)...