American Express Global Business Travel Adds WhatsApp to its Chat Services

NEW YORK— American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has introduced WhatsApp to its GBT’s chat channels.  With two billion monthly active users across 180 countries, WhatsApp is the...

Choice Hotels Celebrates Major Milestone

WHITECOURT, Alta. — Choice Hotels Canada has reached a significant milestone this month with the opening of its 100th Quality Hotel — the Quality Inn & Suites...

Canadian Travel and Tourism Leaders Call on Federal Government to Release Comprehensive Re-opening Plan

OTTAWA — The Canadian Travel & Tourism Roundtable held a press conference Monday in Ottawa, calling on the federal government to immediately release a comprehensive, national plan...

Urgo Hotels & Resorts Canada and Devmont Construction Open First Dual-Branded Hilton Property in...

QUEBEC — Urgo Hotels & Resorts Canada and Devmont Construction have opened the first dual-branded Hilton Property in Quebec, including Homewood Suites by Hilton and Hilton Garden...

Accor Hotels in North America Celebrate Pride Month

TORONTO — Starting this month, nearly 50 Accor hotels across North America are flying the rainbow flag in celebration of Pride month. Several hotels will offer a...

Chef Anthony Walsh Named Muir Hotel’s New Creative Culinary Lead

HALIFAX — Muir Hotel announced Chef Anthony Walsh as its creative culinary lead. Walsh will be responsible for the property’s entire culinary portfolio, including Drift, located on...

Government Provides New Hiring Program Details and Extends HASCAP

OTTAWA — The ministers of Finance and Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade provided new details about the Canada Recovery Hiring Program and announced an extension...

TIAC and GreenStep Solutions Launch the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge

TORONTO — The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and GreenStep Solutions announced the launch of the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge that encourages both national and international...

RIU Completes its Re-opening in America

CANCUN, Mexico — RIU Hotels and Resorts completed the re-opening of its hotels in the Americas, becoming the first Spanish chain to resume operations on the continent....

Days Inn Hotels in Canada Wins Big at 2021 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality announced that 14 Days Inn locations in Canada received a 2021 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice award in celebration of many positive reviews on Tripadvisor...