Marriott International to Launch All-Inclusive Resorts

BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International plans to launch an all-inclusive platform to serve the vacation segment. “Our new all-inclusive resort platform is...

Destination Canada Releases May Tourism Snapshot

VANCOUVER—Destination Canada’s (DC) latest Tourism Snapshot showscontinued tourism growth for May 2019, with 1.91-million international overnight arrivals (up 7.6 per cent), resulting in year-to-date (YTD) growth...

JW Marriott Debuts in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Marriott International Inc. has opened JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District within Edmonton’s new mixed-use and entertainment district. The opening marks Marriott’s 250th hotel in Canada,...

Les Dames d’Escoffer International Launches Ontario Chapter

TORONTO — Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) has welcomed 17 delegates from Ontario as founding members of the newly established Ontario chapter. LDEI is...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 0.4 Per Cent for Q2 2019

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry reported mostly positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the second quarter of 2019, according to data...

TripAdvisor Recognizes Canadian Super 8 Properties

CALGARY — TripAdvisor has recognized 32 Super 8 by Wyndham hotels across Canada with its 2019 Certificate-of-Excellence designation, which honours hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service...

Vacasa to Acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals

ORLANDO, Fla. — Vacation-rental platform Vacasa has entered a definitive agreement with Wyndham Destinations to acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals for approximately $162 million.

IHG Hotels opts for Bulk-Size Amenities to Reduce Plastic Waste

ATLANTA — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announced it will switch its entire hotel portfolio of almost 843,000 guestrooms to feature bulk-size bathroom amenities, with the transition to be...

American Hotel Income Properties REIT Sells Economy-Lodging Portfolio

VANCOUVER — American Hotel Income Properties (AHIP) REIT has reached an agreement to sell its 45-hotel economy-lodging portfolio to an affiliate of VCM, Ltd. for $215.5 million.

J.D. Power Releases Guest Satisfaction Study

COSTA MESA, Calif. — J.D. Power has released its 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index (NAGSI) Study. For the 23rd edition of the...