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...

New General Manager Appointed at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

TORONTO — Franck Arnold has joined The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto as the hotel’s new GM. “I am thrilled to return to North America to start a new chapter of...

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...

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 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...

Canadian Hotel Investment on the Upswing

TORONTO ― Canada’s lodging investment market continued its upward trend in 2014, with deal volume increasing by 28 per cent year-over-year, reaching $1.46 billion, according to the...

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...

Hilton Reflags Delta Meadowvale

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The Hilton team has taken over the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre in Mississauga, Ont., reflagging it to become the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale. The property...

Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Offers New Benefits

STAMFORD, Conn. — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is now offering new benefits to the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Credit Card from American Express for U.S....

Jagdish Nair Joins Palm Holdings

TORONTO — Jagdish Nair has joined the Palm Holdings team as its VP of Construction and Project Management. Nair joins Palm Holdings from Starlight Investments, where he oversaw...