Hilton Joins Cool Food Pledge

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hilton has committed to serving more climate-friendly foods to help reduce food-related greenhouse-gas emissions by signing on to the Cool Food Pledge, becoming the...

Botanist Bartender Named Bartender of the Year

WHISTLER, B.C. — Jeff Savage has been named the winner of Diageo’s World Class Canada National Finals, which took place in Whistler, B.C. from June 2 to...

Be Our Guest Program Honours First Graduates

TORONTO — Several months after the “Be-Our-Guest” co-op program was launched to Toronto’s high-school students by a group of enterprising hoteliers, the program’s first graduates were fêted earlier...

GTHA hosts AGM at the Delta Airport Hotel

TORONTO — Yesterday’s annual AGM of the Greater Toronto Hotel Association (GTHA) at the Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre marked a series of transitions.

Hotel Equities Adds Holiday Inn Canmore to Canadian Portfolio

ATLANTA — Hotel Equities (HE) is now the management firm for the Holiday Inn Canmore in Canmore, Alta. The resort-style hotel is owned by 3G Equity Inc. of APX...

Barrie Implements Tourism Tax on Airbnb Rentals

BARRIE, Ont. — Airbnb began applying a four per cent additional charge to their short-term home rentals in Barrie on June 1, due to an agreement with...

Rick Corcoran Named GM of Fairmont Château Laurier

OTTAWA — Rick Corcoran has been appointed general manager of the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa. Corcoran is a seasoned leader with a 30-year...

Destination Canada Releases March Tourism Snapshot

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada’s (DC) latest Tourism Snapshot indicates year-over-year declines in international tourist arrivals to Canada for March 2019, falling 4.4 per cent from 2018 and resulting...

Hyatt Promotes Jim Tierney

CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation has named Jim Tierney senior vice-president of Development and Owner Relations for the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands in North America,...

Tourisme Montréal Names New Board of Directors

MONTREAL — Tourisme Montréal has named its new Board of Directors. Philippe Sureau, a tourism expert who helped with the start-up and development of several of...