Banff Outlines Initiatives to Boost Tourism

BANFF, ALTA. — As part of a cooperative effort between the Town of Banff, Parks Canada and Banff Lake Louise Tourism, a new report has been...

Four Seasons Switches to Paraben-Free Toiletries

TORONTO — Four Seasons has announced that all of its city and resort properties worldwide are switching to paraben-free toiletry products made by L’Occitane. ...

Travel Haults as Irene Forces Flight Cancellations

TORONTO — A number of flights were cancelled or delayed over the weekend at major Canadian and U.S. airports, due to tropical storm Irene pounding the...

Marriott’s Smart Phone App Cracks iTunes Top 10 List

BETHESDA, Md. —Marriott International’s newly launched cross-brand smart phone application has been downloaded more than 140,000 times and it has cracked iTunes Top 10 list. ...

Fairmont Introduces Tea Day

TORONTO — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to host a “tea day,” on Nov. 12, with themed events and activities planned at its luxury...

Canadian Hotel Companies Recognized

TORONTO — Starwood Hotels and Resorts Canada and Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort are among those who have been recognized on a list of the 50...

Choice Partners with Access Point Financial

SILVER SPRING, MD. — Choice Hotels International Inc., recently announced plans to partner with the Greenwich, Conn.-based full-service lending and advisory platform, Access Point Financial. ...

Prices Continue to Drop in Key Hotel Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — As the summer season winds down, the discount travel site Hotwire.com has announced the results of its August 2011 “Hotwire Canadian Hotel Rate...

Rates Continue to Drop

Hotel performance for three major Canadian cities was less than steller for the week ending Aug. 14, according to global consulting and services organization, HVS. ...

Motel 6 Showcases New Room Design in GTA

CARROLLTON, Texas — Motel 6 will be hosting a grand re-opening of its Mississauga location, which features the Motel 6 “Phoenix” room design. The...