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Wyndham Direct Program Expanded to Super 8 and Days Inn Brands

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is expanding Wyndham Direct, a unique booking, billing and business solution. The service, formerly unique...

GBTA Calls on Congress to Act on Expanded Relief for Distressed Business-Travel Industry

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — As the U.S. Congress negotiates a new Coronavirus relief package for individuals and businesses, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) — the...

Ascend Hotel Collection Adds Iconic Fort Garry Hotel

WINNIPEG — The landmark Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre has joined Choice Hotels Canada’s Ascend Hotel Collection. For more than 100 years, the...

Canada’s Hotel-Construction Pipeline Continues to Expand Year-Over-Year

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — According to analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), Canada’s hotel-construction pipeline continued to expand at the close of Q2’20 with 296 projects/39,645 rooms. The...

Canadian Hotel Industry Reports All-Time Lows During Q2 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian hotel industry reported all-time lows in the three key performance metrics during...

Toronto ‘Very Close’ to Getting Federal Funds to Help People with COVID-19 Self-Isolate in...

TORONTO — Toronto’s senior public health official, Dr. Eileen de Villa, is asking city council for permission to reach a deal with the federal government...

Lerners LLP Launches Proposed Class Action Suit Against Aviva Insurance

LONDON, Ont. — Lerners LLP has filed a proposed class-action suit against Aviva Insurance Company of Canada on behalf of hotels across Canada whose insurance...
Loews Hotels' Welcoming You Like Family campaign

Loews Hotels Launches New Brand Campaign

NEW YORK — Loews Hotels has launched “Welcoming You Like Family,” a dynamic multi-channel brand campaign, utilizing video, photography, digital-experience platforms and on-property touchpoints.

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal Re-Opens

MONTREAL — As it welcomes guests back, Four Seasons Hotel Montreal has introduced its Lead-with-Care program, along with enhanced health-and-safety measures. Grounded...

Hyatt, Marriott Announce Face-Coverings Requirement for Guests

CHICAGO & BETHESDA, Md. — Following medical-expert guidance to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, beginning Monday, July 27, two major hotel chains are making...