Thompson Restaurant Has a New Name

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TORONTO — The Counter, a casual diner at Toronto’s Thompson Hotel, has been renamed the Thompson Diner, due to a copyright infringement, reports Postcity.com. Aside...

Canada Launches Federal Tourism Strategy

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OTTAWA — Maxim Bernier, Canada’s Minister of State, recently announced the launch the country’s Federal Tourism Strategy, which was designed to help strengthen the travel advantage. ...

Trump Tower May Not Link to Toronto Path System

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TORONTO — Toronto’s well-known Path system, the maze of underground walkways and tunnels connecting downtown businesses, might not provide access to the new Trump International Hotel and...

Annual HAC Conference Details Announced

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TORONTO — The Hotel Association of Canada’s (HAC) annual conference date has been announced and is set to run from March 5 to 6 at Toronto’s Sheraton...

Marriott Launches New Advertising Campaign

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BETHESDA, Md. — Marriott Hotels & Resorts is unveiling its new global advertising campaign, Experience More at Marriott, which features six custom illustrations by world-renowned artist...

B.C.’s Hospitality Prepares for Annual Conference

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VANCOUVER — Hotel and lodging industry professionals are preparing for the B.C. Hospitality Industry Conference & Expo 2011 set to take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre...

Air Canada Opts Out of Staff Layovers in Downtown Winnipeg

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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

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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

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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

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