First Canadian Hotel Compensation Study Planned by HVS

NEW YORK — HVS Executive Search, part of a global consulting and services association, is launching the first annual Hotel Property Compensation Study for the Canadian...

Toronto’s Four Seasons Hotel to Close March 28

TORONTO — Toronto’s iconic 31-storey luxury hotel The Four Seasons, located on Avenue Road in the Yorkville district, is closing March 28, just months before the...

Travelodge Opens Three Western Properties

CALGARY — Travelodge Canada is growing with the addition of three new properties in Western Canada, including the Travelodge Kamloops City Centre, The Travelodge North Battleford...

Motel 6 Network Expands

DALLAS — It’s been a good year at the Dallas-based Accor North America hotel company, which opened 22 franchise Motel 6 locations during the first...

Hilton Staycation Promo Is a Success

TORONTO — What’s being called Toronto’s first downtown all-inclusive staycation hotel package is proving fruitful at the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown. “Instead of...

Westin Ottawa Earns Green Key Rating

OTTAWA — Westin Ottawa staff is celebrating the hotel’s recent five Green Key rating by the Green Key Eco-Rating Program for a commitment to environmental and...

Four Seasons Vancouver Welcomes New Chef

VANCOUVER — The Okanagan, B.C.-born toque Ned Bell has been named executive chef of the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, effective Aug. 15. "Bell has such energy,...

Choice to Move Corporate Headquarters to Rockville

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Choice Hotels International will soon call Rockville, Md., home with plans to move its corporate headquarters to the town in spring 2013....

N.Y.’s Travel + Leisure Magazine Honours Wickaninnish Inn

TOFINO, B.C. — Wickaninnish Inn, the Tofino, B.C.-based resort, has just earned another accolade with news that it’s being named the number-one resort in Canada and...

P.E.I. Operator Blames Tourism P.E.I. For Lost Profits

FAIRVIEW, P.E.I. — A P.E.I. hotelier says Tourism P.E.I.’s website listed incorrect information about her hotel, costing her thousands, CBC News reports. Donna Barrett,...