Plans Announced for JW Marriott and The Douglas at parq Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, Inc. and Don Cleary, president, Marriott Hotels of Canada introduced Parq Vancouver at a luncheon hosted by the...

Courtyard Marks 1,000th Hotel Milestone

BETHESDA, Md. ― Courtyard by Marriott is celebrating its 1,000th hotel milestone. Celebrations kick off today at the grand opening of the Courtyard Agra in India. On March...

Talking Dollars and Cents at CHIC

TORONTO ― Aside from those regions affected by the decline in oil prices, hotel industry insiders are generally optimistic about the future of hotel investment in Canada....

Kostuch Media Ltd. Announces 2017 Pinnacle Award Winners

TORONTO — Kostuch Media Limited, publisher of industry magazines Foodservice and Hospitality and Hotelier, has announced its 2017 winners of the prestigious Pinnacle Awards. Vancouver-based Browns Restaurant Group is F&H’s Company...

Kosta Tomazos Remembered as a Unique Leader in the Hotel Industry

TORONTO — Kosta Tomazos, president of Toronto-based CK Atlantis Hotel Management and hotel industry icon, passed away last week at the age of 58. Tomazos was recruited by...

Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto Sold

TORONTO — The Westin Prince Toronto has been sold to a real-estate company from mainland China, Colliers International Hotels reports. The Four-Diamond award-winning property is located south of...

Choice Hotels Adds Three Comfort Properties to Alberta

CALGARY — Choice Hotels Canada has opened three new properties in Alberta this month, including Comfort Inn and Suites, Calgary, Comfort Inn and Suites, Bonnyville and Comfort...

OHI Releases 2017 Top 30 Under 30

TORONTO — The Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) has announced its 2017 Top 30 Under 30 honourees. The annual list recognizes the hospitality industries’ top young performers, while...

Westin Expands Sleep-focused Offerings

BETHESDA, Md. — Westin Hotels & Resorts has announced the latest in a series of sleep offerings that promise a better slumber for travellers. These offerings will...

Hyatt Regency Vancouver Sold for $140 Million

CHICAGO — An affiliate of Chicago’s Hyatt Hotels Corporation has sold the Hyatt Regency Vancouver to Toronto-based InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust for $140 million or $217,000...