Best Western Offers $50 to Reward Members

PHOENIX — Best Western Rewards members who register online and stay at the hotel chain three separate times will now earn a $50 Best Western Travel Card...

Las Vegas Casino Hotels Become First to Accept Bitcoin

LAS VEGAS — The D Las Vegas Casino Hotel and Golden Gate Hotel & Casino are now accepting the popular digital currency Bitcoin. “I'm proud that the...

Westin Hotel Guests Evacuated After Wall Collapses

EDMONTON — More than 250 guests were evacuated from the Weston Hotel in Edmonton Sunday morning after an exterior wall of the hotel collapsed into a vacant...

The Westin Ottawa to Debut New Rooftop Ballroom

TORONTO — The Westin Ottawa has unveiled plans to add a 3,000-sq.-ft. ballroom on the 22nd floor of the hotel. The new space, named TwentyTwo, will debut...

Carlson Rezidor Expands Park Inn by Radisson in Toronto

TORONTO — Carlson Rezidor is expanding its Park Inn by Radisson brand with the opening of the Park Inn by Radisson Toronto-Markham. “The opening...

Tourisme Montréal Predicts Tourism Increase in 2018

MONTREAL — According to Tourisme Montréal's projections, in 2018 the city of Montreal will receive 11.6 million visitors — a four-per-cent annual increase — and approximately $4.3...

Two Fairmont Hotels Turn 100

TORONTO — Two Fairmont hotels are celebrating a milestone this year, with Ottawa’s Fairmont Château Laurier and Boston’s The Fairmont Copley Plaza, turning 100, on June...

Element Huntsville Set to Open in Westin Hotel

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A new Element hotel is set to open in the Westin Huntsville, Ala. on April 4. The Element Huntsville will occupy floors seven through...

Marriott International Workers Hit the Picket Line

SAN FRANCISCO — More than 4,000 Marriott International hotel workers represented by Unite Here have gone on strike, impacting major tourism markets in the U.S. Thousands of Marriott...

CTC Releases 2014 Travel Trends

VANCOUVER — Chinese cruises, young travellers and peer-to-peer accommodations are among the top trends predicted for 2014, according to a recent report by the Vancouver-based Canadian Tourism...