Hotwire Releases Rate Report

SAN FRANCISCO — Hotwire.com just unveiled a report that lists Calgary as the Canadian city with the greatest drop in hotel rates. The report identifies Calgary...

Business Travel Spending to Rise Nearly Five Per Cent in 2015

‘Erratic’ economic drivers limit growth ALEXANDRIA, VA — U.S. business travel spending will increase by 4.9 per cent in 2015 to $302.7 billion, yet ongoing concerns about the...

Irwin Prince Rappells Down Building to Support Shatterproof

TORONTO — Irwin Prince, president and COO of Realstar Hospitality, rappelled down 26 stories of the JW Marriott L.A. Monday in support of Shatterproof — an organization...

Kiss Packs Hotel Rooms

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L.. — A classic rock group is filling hotels in central Newfoundland, CBC News reports. While 1970s rock band Kiss’ upcoming appearance in the province...

Fairmont Announces New China Property

TORONTO — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is breaking ground in Taiyuan, China with a new property scheduled to open in 2014. “China is a...

AccorHotels Serves Up ‘Smart Hospitality’

PARIS — AccorHotels Group and Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd. have partnered to roll out Samsung’s Smart Hospitality Display technology across AccorHotels’ properties. “We are excited to partner with...

Bosk To Open At Shangri-La Toronto

TORONTO — As the buzz surrounding this month’s opening of Shangri-La Toronto grows, there’s news that the hotel will house Bosk, a signature restaurant-hotel to be led...

Study: Airbnb Has Positive Impacts on Montreal’s Economy

MONTREAL — Airbnb has released a study, highlighting positive impacts it has had on the Montreal community. "Montreal residents have established a vibrant...

iResponze Announces Success of Marriott Pilot Program

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Online reputation management service iResponze has completed a year-long pilot program with a group of Marriott International hotels from the company’s select-service and extended-stay...

Wyndham Survey Determines Canadians Wish They Could Fly

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — According to a recent survey, commissioned by Wyndham Rewards, 50 per cent of Canadians wish they could fly and 40 per cent would like...