BW Offers Social Media Rewards

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PHOENIX — Best Western has launched a new program that rewards business travellers. “We want to remind everyone that road warriors are heroes to...

CAA Presents Four and Five Diamond Awards

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Toronto – For the first time in 16 years, Toronto has a Five Diamond Award-winning hotel.  The Ritz Carlton, which opened its doors...

Mövenpick Grows International Portfolio

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ZURICH — Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts has announced 11 new hotel projects in nine countries, bringing its number of operating and planned hotels to 100. ...

Marriott in Talks to Buy N.B.’s Algonquin Resort: CBC

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ST.ANDREWS, N.B. — New Brunswick’s Algonquin Resort may soon be rebranded under Marriott's Autograph Collection, according to CBC News and Canadian Press. A provincial government...

Ex-Rocker to Build Hotel

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SHROPSHIRE, England — Former Judas Priest rocker, K.K. Downing, may have quit the band last year, but he’s not taking it easy, as he recently announced plans...

Courtyard by Marriott to Open in Calgary

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BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott International, Inc. has announced plans to open a 171-room Courtyard by Marriott and 157-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Calgary this month. ...

TripAdvisor Cited For Misleading Advertising Claims

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LONDON — The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA), a British advertising watchdog, has asked TripAdvisor to cease claims that its online reviews are genuine. The travel...

Trump Tower Toronto Opens

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TORONTO — Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto opened in the heart of the financial district yesterday, Jan. 31, as the tallest residential building in Canada. ...

Toronto Sets Record Hotel Room Sales

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TORONTO — Last year, Toronto hotel operators sold a record 9.1-million rooms up by 8.9 million in 2010, an increase of 2.8 per cent. “The...

Vancouver’s Shangri-La Named Best Luxury Hotel in Canada

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VANCOUVER — Shangri-La hotel, Vancouver, has earned praise as the top luxury hotel in Canada on tripadvisor.ca’s 2012 Traveller’s Choice ranking of 25 properties. “From...