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....

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...

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...

Hotel Franchises Named on 2016 Top 100 Global Franchises Ranking

ATLANTA — Four hotel franchises claimed top-10 status in the 2016 Top 100 Global Franchises Ranking by Franchise Direct, an online platform where entrepreneurs can connect with...

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...

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...