OHI Names 2018 Gold Award Winners

TORONTO — The Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) has announced its 2018 Gold Award Honourees. The 2018 honourees include: Foodservice Chain/Group Operator — Aroma Espresso Bar Canada Inc., Anat Davidzon,...

The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Brand Expands North American Portfolio

CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the broader expansion of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in North America. The brand added two new hotels in 2017...

Industry Mourns Passing of Mike Jackson

TORONTO — Michael (Mike) L. Jackson, passed away on March 28 at the age of 63 following a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Jackson was most recently SVP...

Delta Lands in Waterloo, Ont.

TORONTO — A new tech-ready Delta Hotels and Resorts property has opened in the research-and-technology hub of Waterloo, Ont. “With its growing community of celebrated institutions and environment...

Days Inn Supports Childhood Cancer Canada

TORONTO — Owners at Days Inn locations across Canada are raising funds for Childhood Cancer Canada (CCC) this month. Irwin Prince, president and COO...

New Holiday Inn Express Opens in Halifax

HALIFAX —The team at InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax-Bedford hotel. “Holiday Inn Express is one of...

AHIP Appoints Bruce Pittet as New Senior Vice President, COO

VANCOUVER — American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) has been appointed senior vice-president, Asset Management and Chief Operating Officer. “We are very excited to...

Belleville Park Resort Sells

VICTORIA, B.C. — Belleville Park Resort sold for $5.65 million to Dominion Grand Hotel Group, outbidding Saskatchewan-based d3h Hotels, who bid $5.2 million in the court-ordered...

Dual-Branded Hilton Property Opens in Ottawa

OTTAWA —Morguard Corporation has opened a Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton property in downtown Ottawa — the first dual-brand conversion of an existing building...

Canadian Hotel Occupancy Down 1.7 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, the Canadian hotel industry recorded mostly positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of...