CHIC a Success

TORONTO — Delegates at The Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC), held this week at the Hilton Toronto hotel, were welcomed to a day of seminars and networking...

Best Western Rolls Out Room-Cleaning Technology

PHOENIX — Best Western has introduced an “I Care Clean” program with advanced technologies such as UV wands, black lights and clean remotes. “We...

Hockley Valley to Host Top Chef Canada Finale

TORONTO — Orangeville, Ont.’s Hockley Valley Resort will host the finale of Top Chef Canada season two, which will air on Food Network Canada June 4. ...

Days Inns Canada Launches New FB Page

TORONTO — Days Inns Canada has launched a new Facebook page with a contest that will award the Grand Prize winner a trip for two to one...

Accor’s World Ranking Slips

PARIS — Accor’s world hotel ranking will slip to number five, behind Choice hotels, following the sale of Motel-6/Studio-6 brands, according to a report from the European-based...

GTA Hoteliers Weigh In on Casino Plans

TORONTO — Hoteliers of the 170-hotel strong Greater Toronto Hotel Association have registered to lobby city officials on plans to build a new local casino, reports the...

Ritz-Carlton Montreal to Reopen

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — The Ritz-Carlton Montreal is about to reclaim its position of grandeur in the city when it reopens, Monday, May 28 after a $200-million...

Buca to Open at Four Seasons Toronto

TORONTO — It looks like Daniel Boulud’s Café Boulud isn’t the only high-profile restaurant opening in the new Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, set to open in Yorkville...

Accor to Sell Motel 6 and Studio 6

NEW YORK — Accor, the worldwide hospitality giant, has entered into a deal to sell Motel 6 and Studio 6, an extended-stay economy chain, to asset manager...

Toronto Tops Domestic Destinations

TORONTO — Toronto is the top travel spot for Canadians exploring the Great White North, according to a recent Hotel Price Index (HPI) survey, which tracks the...