Hyatt Focusing on Global Expansion of Collection Brands

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CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced global growth plans for its independent collection brands, including recent openings and development plans through 2025. “With each new hotel opening...

VM Hotel Acquisition Corp. Completes IPO

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TORONTO — VM Hotel Acquisition Corp. recently closed its initial public offering Class-A restricted voting units, with aggregate proceeds of US$100,000,000. "We are excited to make our public-market...

Federal Wage and Rent Subsidies to Remain Unchanged Until June

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OTTAWA — The federal government has announced plans to extend the current rate structures for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)...

Groups360 Launches Direct-Booking Solution for Groups with IHG

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ATLANTA — Groups360 and IHG Hotels & Resorts have released GroupSync Engage, the hospitality industry’s first integrated direct-booking solution for groups to include both meeting space and...

Marriott Rolls Out Hybrid-Meeting Solutions

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BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International is launching new resources for hybrid meetings and events in March at its hotels across the U.S. and Canada, with plans to...

Pacific Gateway Hotel Workers Vote to Strike

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VANCOUVER — Workers at Richmond, B.C.’s Pacific Gateway Hotel are set to go on strike due to the hotel’s decision of terminating laid-off workers, following a vote...

Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership Established at Howard University

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BETHESDA, Ma. — The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation has established of the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership at Howard University in honour of Marriott...

P.E.I. Offering Free Training Programs for Tourism Industry

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CHARLOTTETOWN — The Government of P.E.I. and Government of Canada are working with the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island (TIAPEI) to provide free training programs...

Canadian Hotels Report 22.3-Per-Cent Occupancy for January 2021

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Canada’s hotel industry reported continued lows across the three key performance metrics in January 2021, according to STR data. The country’s occupancy level was up...

Airbnb Introduces Flexible Search

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SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb is rolling out a new feature that provides guests with flexibility when searching for stays on its platform.  Guests will now see a Flexible...