Tourism Industry Association of Ontario Appoints New President and CEO

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TORONTO — Christopher Bloore is the new president and CEO of The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO). Bloore takes on the new role after serving as TIAO’s...

Minister Joly Discusses Canada’s Role in Tourism Recovery at G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting

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MONTREAL — On May 4, Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, met virtually with her international colleagues at the G20 Tourism Ministers meeting, hosted...

Latin America’s Hotel Construction Pipeline Drops to its Lowest Project and Room Counts

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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Latin America’s construction pipeline stands at 604 projects/104,275 rooms, down 14 per cent by projects and 16 per cent by rooms, year-over-year (YOY), according...

Fairmont Hotels in Canada Implement Bee Sustainable Programs

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TORONTO — For almost three decades, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts has been committed to preserving local environments through its Fairmont Sustainability partnership in connection with Accor’s Planet21...

myDigitalOffice Acquires Broadvine

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TORONTO — myDigitalOffice (MDO), a technology platform used for hotel management, has purchased Broadvine, a provider of hotel performance-planning applications, including its cloud-based budgeting and forecasting platform. "We’re...

Hyatt Announces Return of Hyatt Loves Local

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TORONTO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that hotels across the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Southwest-Asia regions have launched more than 160 Hyatt-Loves-Local collaborations in...

Canada’s Hotel Construction Pipeline Wraps Up Q1’21 with 259 Projects and 35,432 Rooms

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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that at the close of the first quarter of 2021, Canada’s hotel construction pipeline stood at 259 projects/35,432...

GoFundMe Page Established in Support of Andrew Strickland

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ST. CATHARINES. Ont. — A GoFundMe page has been set up to help one of our own. Andrew Strickland, whose family-owned company ADS has been serving the...

MasterBuilt Hotels Receives Best-Managed Company Award

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CALGARY — As it celebrates its 10-year anniversary, Alberta-based hotel developer MasterBUILT Hotels has received the Canada’s 50 Best-Managed Companies award. The award recognizes privately owned and managed...

BarterPay Launches $37.5-million Grant Program for The Tourism and Hospitality Sectors

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HAMILTON, Ont. — Lorraine Simpson, the Cityline TV travel expert and travel personality, has partnered with BarterPay to launch a special barter-grant program that will distribute $37.5...