Toronto Tops Domestic Destinations

TORONTO — Toronto is the top travel spot for Canadians exploring the Great White North, according to a recent Hotel Price Index (HPI) survey, which tracks the...

Four Seasons Toronto Auction Expected to Fetch Millions

TORONTO — A piece of Toronto hotel history can be yours for the right price at the Four Seasons Hotel auction to be held at the property’s...

Choice Convention Offers Optimistic Outlook

TORONTO — The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, was packed with 5,000 Choice hotel owners and executives this week, from May 15 to...

Days Inns Canada Launches Refreshed Website

TORONTO — Days Inns Canada has re-launched its website with a new design and expanded functionality that is intended to drive more direct bookings. ...

CRDA Annual Conference Offers Insights

TORONTO — The Canadian Resort Development Association’s (CRDA) 2012 Annual Conference kicked off yesterday with an eye-opening address from Ross Perlmutter, president and CEO of CRDA. ...

U.S. Hotels Plan to Offer Small, Tech-equipped Meeting Rooms

ARLINGTON, Va. — Hotels in the U.S. are testing small, tech-equipped meeting room spaces as an alternative to holding meetings in hotel lobbies. "Hotels...

Groupe Germain Plans Ottawa Expansion

QUEBEC — Groupe Germain, a Quebec-based boutique hotel operator, is strategizing an expansion into the Ottawa market, according to the Ottawa Business Journal. According...

Hyatt Launches “Thoughtfully-Sourced” Food Program

CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the launch of its “Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served” initiative for its brand that will focus on sourcing and providing food...

Drake Hotel to Open in P.E.C.

TORONTO — Drake Hotel Properties announced its first hotel outpost, Drake Devonshire Inn, will open in Wellington, Prince Edward County (P.E.C.), Ont. in early 2013. ...

Kostuch Media Garners Four Award Nominations

TORONTO — Kostuch Media Ltd. has received four nominations for this year’s Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, presented by the Canadian Business Press. The nominations...