Gaviota Tourism Group Announces Expansion and Transformation Plans

TORONTO — Gaviota Tourism Group has announced a slate of projects and hotel openings in Cuba through 2025. The company represents international hotel chains such as AccorHotels,...

Toronto Wins Bid to Host Amway China

TORONTO — Toronto has won the bid to host the largest Chinese travel delegation to visit Canada, bringing an estimated 10,000 visitors and $80 million in spending...

Expert Insights from Best Western’s 2016 Leisure Travel Summit

TORONTO — Best Western Hotels & Resorts hosted members of the media at the Arcadian Loft in Toronto yesterday for its 2016 Leisure Travel Summit. The event was...

Choice Hotels to Acquire WoodSpring Suites Brand

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Choice Hotels International has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the brand and franchise business of WoodSpring Suites from WoodSpring Hotels Holdings LLC for...

Delta Hotels Edmonton South Conference Centre Welcomes New Executive Chef

EDMONTON — Rabih Hyar has joined the culinary team at Delta Hotels Edmonton South Conference Centre as its new executive chef. Hyar boasts a wealth of culinary experience...

Atlific Hotels Takes on Management of the Sheraton Montreal Airport Hotel

TORONTO — Atlific Hotels has taken over management of the 465-room Sheraton Montreal Airport Hotel effective Sept. 19, marking Atlific’s sixth managed property in Quebec and its...

Marriott Launches F&B Concept Lab

BETHESDAY, Md. — Marriott International has launched Canvas, a global incubator designed to help entrepreneurs realize their vision for F&B concepts in the company’s hotels. ...

Rosewood’s Hotel Georgia Set to Open

VANCOUVER — After months of restoration, Vancouver’s Rosewood Hotel Georgia will open July 15, welcoming its first guests and returning the historic property to its former...

Industry Gears Up for JDRF Ride for Diabetes

TORONTO — Members of the foodservice-and-hospitality industry are stretching their legs and assembling teams in preparation for the annual JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research to be held...

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...