Paul Verciglio to Retire After 52 Years in Hospitality

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TORONTO — Paul Verciglio, GM of Toronto’s Park Hyatt Hotel, is wrapping up his 52-year hospitality career as he prepares to retire Feb. 8. ...

OHI Announces 2013 Gold Award Winners

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TORONTO — The Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) has announced this year’s Gold Award Honorees, commending hospitality leaders in the province.  “The 2013 OHI Gold...

New B.C. Food, Drink and Lodging Expo to Launch in October

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VANCOUVER — Industry heavyweights have joined to launch a new show that will bring together the foodservice and hospitality industry in a one-stop shop. ...

Fairmont Chateau Laurier Welcomes New Executive Chef

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OTTAWA — Louis Simard is the new executive chef at Ottawa’s Fairmont Château Laurier. “Many people have asked me what my cooking philosophy is;...

HAC Announces Its Hall of Fame Award Winners

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OTTAWA — The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has announced its 2012 Hall of Fame Award of Excellence winners. The recipients include Kris Crundwell, Pacrim Hospitality Services...

Canadian Gala Winners Named at Special Event 2013 in Chicago

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CHICAGO — The Gala Awards, presented by Los Angeles’ Special Events magazine, were recently handed out in Chicago and several Canadians were among those honoured at the...

Foster and Ogilvie Let Go From Starwood

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TORONTO — Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced company restructuring plans that will eliminate the jobs of two Canadian executives, Stephen Foster and David Ogilvie. ...

The 2013 Alberta Housekeeping Award Winners Announced

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CALGARY — The Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) recently held its annual housekeeping awards recognizing excellence in housekeeping and maintenance in the lodging industry. ...

New Holiday Inn Express & Suites Debuts in Timmins

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TIMMINS, Ont. — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the opening of the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Timmins, Ont., following a multi-million dollar investment by...

TripAdvisor Names World’s 25 Top Hotels

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NEWTON, Mass. — TripAdvisor has released its list of the world’s top 25 hotels and Vancouver’s L'Hermitage Hotel is the only Canadian hotel that made the list,...