IHG Opens First Avid Hotels Property

LONDON, U.K. — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened its first property under its Avid Hotels brand in Oklahoma. “Opening our first Avid Hotels property less than a...

New Ownership at Motel 6 – Red Deer

TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality announced a change in ownership of the Motel 6 located in Red Deer, Alta. Effective August 16, Motel 6 - Red Deer was acquired...

Destination Canada Releases May Tourism Snapshot

VANCOUVER — Destination Canada’s (DC) latest Tourism Snapshot indicates continued tourism growth through May 2018. During the month, Canada welcomed approximately 1.8-million visitors (up 2.3 per cent...

Marriott Unifies Loyalty Programs

BETHESDA, Md. — For the first time since Marriott International acquired Starwood Hotels and Resorts in 2016, the company’s rewards programs — Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards...

Travelodge Canada Announces Recipients of 2018 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

CALGARY — TripAdvisor has recognized eight Travelodge hotels across Canada with its 2018 Certificate of Excellence designation, which honours hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service across...

B.C. Town Gets Its First Full-Service Hotel

OLIVER, B.C. — The Coast Oliver Hotel is now officially open following a ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 16. The $13-million project is the first full-service hotel in...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Drops 1.3 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of August 5 to 11, according to...

Hospitality Union to Challenge Great Eagle Hotels and City of Toronto

TORONTO — Unite Here Local 75 — the largest representative of hotel workers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) — is set to challenge a redevelopment project...

G6 Hospitality Names New President

DALLAS — Greg Juceam has joined G6 Hospitality as its new president and COO. As part of the executive leadership team, he will report directly to CEO...

HAC Releases Roadmap for Regulating Airbnb

OTTAWA — The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has released a new report that outlines best-practice guidelines for regulating short-term rentals, such as Airbnb, at all levels...