Air Canada Opts Out of Staff Layovers in Downtown Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — Air Canada personnel will no longer stay in downtown Winnipeg during layovers, due to “violence” in the area, according to an airline statement that has...

Best Western Introduces New Facebook App

PHOENIX — Best Western International has launched a Virtual Accelerator app on its Facebook page that allows rewards members to earn up to 100,000 points. ...

Canadian Tourism Spending Drops

TORONTO — Canada is experiencing its first decrease in travel spending in more than two years, according to Statistics Canada. The agency reports Canadian...

Sheraton Montreal Renovations Near Completion

MONTREAL — The $40-million renovation project at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal is in the final stages. “Our guests will benefit from the thoughtful...

IHG Announces Price Guarantee

TORONTO — The Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced two website travel promises, a best-price guarantee and a book-with-us-advantage. “IHG understands how...

Delta Hotels to Expand in Quebec

TORONTO — Delta Hotels and Resorts is expanding into Saguenay, Que., with the purchase of a new property — touted to be the city’s first four-star...

Yew Introduces Seafood Focus

VANCOUVER — Yew Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver has launched a new seafood concept. “With nearly 70 per cent of customers...

World’s Largest Four Seasons Announced

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., is set to become home to the largest Four Seasons luxury resort in the world,...

Best Western Releases Travel Survey

PHOENIX — Best Western has released a “Back to Business Travel Season” survey, which shows travel is expected to remain the same, or improve, despite a volatile...

Fairmont On Target to Meet Green Goals

TORONTO — Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is on target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 per cent by 2013, with news that emissions have...