Canadian Hotel Occupancy at 17.5 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded steep year-over-year declines in the three key performance metrics during the week ending May 9, 2020, according...

Avendra and Accor Hold Food Drive to Support Hospitality Workers

TORONTO — As a way to help furloughed hospitality workers from Accor, leading procurement company Avendra recently organized a food drive. Volunteers...

Majority of Recent Cruisers Would Go on a Cruise Right Now, Despite COVID-19

NEW YORK — A groundbreaking “Back-to-Normal” survey comparing travel and leisure attitudes in September 2001 and July 2009 to today finds a majority of Americans...

Federal Government Launches Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

OTTAWA — Delivering on targeted measures announced on April 17, the federal government launched the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) on May 13.

IHG Releases First Quarter Trading Update

DENHAM, U.K. — Earlier this week, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) released its 2020 First Quarter Trading Update. According to Keith Barr, CEO,...

Wyndham Launches ‘Count-on-Us’ Initiative

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has launched ‘Count on Us,’ a new long-term, multi-faceted initiative to build confidence among guests and to support...

Hyatt to Lay-Off 1,300 Employees

CHICAGO — Hyatt announced a decision to implement layoffs and restructure roles across its global corporate functions, beginning June 1, 2020, as a result of...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy at 16.6 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Showing the continued impact of COVID-19, the Canadian hotel industry recorded steep year-over-year declines in the three key performance metrics during the...

Indigenous Tourism B.C. Provides Relief Funds to 71 Businesses

VANCOUVER — Indigenous Tourism B.C. (ITBC) has released $300,000 in financial support for tourism businesses through the Emergency Relief Fund — a program that offers...

New Support Announced for Large and Medium Businesses

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced new measures, under the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, to support large and medium-sized businesses...