Nova Scotia Budget Includes Continued Tourism and Hospitality Support

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotian government recently released its budget for 2021-2022, which includes investment in the tourism and hospitality sectors. “Nova Scotians rose to the challenge presented...

Toronto Turns Blue for Global Meetings Industry Day

TORONTO — Toronto attractions, meeting venues, landmarks and hotels joined businesses around the globe yesterday in support of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) to highlight the vital...

Four Seasons Appoints Chief Commercial Officer

TORONTO — Marc Speichert has joined Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts’ executive-leadership team as executive vice-president and Chief Commercial Officer, effective May 3. “Marc is an outstanding marketer...

Marriott International Testing New Contactless Technology

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International, Inc. has debuted a pilot program for contactless arrival kiosks at several select-service hotels and launched a proof-of-concept for contactless grab-and-go marketplaces...

The Anndore House Joins JdV by Hyatt

CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s JdV by Hyatt brand has officially entered Canada with The Anndore House’s joining of the brand on April 1. The Toronto hotel features...

Tourism and Hospitality Players Supporting B.C. Immunization Efforts

VICTORIA — A new partnership between B.C.’s government and the province’s tourism and hospitality businesses will employ more than 1,400 tourism and hospitality workers in mass-vaccination clinics. “British...

B.C. Introduces Three-Week Circuit-Breaker Restrictions

VICTORIA — British Columbia has amended the provincial public-health orders to address rising COVID-19 case counts. The province’s state of emergency has also been extended through April...

Loews Hotels & Co Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating

NEW YORK — Loews Hotels & Co has become one of the first hospitality brands to receive the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management through...

Capilano University and Fleming College Create Continuing-Education Partnership

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. — B.C.-based Capilano University and Ontario’s Fleming College have launched an agreement that allows Tourism and Hospitality diploma graduates from Fleming to further their...

Edmonton Pursuing City-Wide GBAC STAR Accreditation

EDMONTON — Explore Edmonton is pursuing a city-wide Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR Accreditation for Edmonton as part of a collaborative initiative with the Edmonton International...