OTTAWA — No one thought the pandemic would last this long, but now the hotel industry realizes that group business and mass conferences will not be taking place in the near future. "That makes leisure and tourist traffic really important this summer," HAC's Susie Grynol told CLN.
CALGARY — Industry stakeholders are justifiably concerned about hotel operations and hotel valuations in light of COVID-19. JT Dhoot and Tim TIndle provide an abbreviated case study to show how operations and valuation of a hypothetical 100-room branded limited-service suburban hotel would be affected.
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR data for 7-13 June 2020 shows Canadian hotel performance up slightly from previous weeks with the same significant level of year-over-year declines.
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The Canadian hotel industry has lost one of its legendary entrepreneurs. William Robert Pomeroy, also known to friends and family as Bob, passed away on June 11, 2020, at the age of 72 years.
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SASKATOON — Jim Bence, president and CEO of the Saskatchewan Hotel & Hospitality Association talked with CLN what it means for the hospitality industry now that the province has entered Phase 3.
CALGARY — The plexiglas screens, hand sanitizer stations, footprint stickers, personal protective equipment and safety measures required post-pandemic will add costs to running a hotel. Calgary Hotel Association's Sol Zia talks about ancillary fees to cover these expenses.
A national survey of Canadians recently authored by Hill+Knowlton Strategies says that commercial airlines and hotel chains should focus on an appeal to routine and not an aversion to risk.
ORILLIA, Ont. — While some key areas of Ontario were stuck in Stage 1 of reopening, golf courses had opened for business. That business looks different from last year, Shane Bage of Resorts of Ontario reports.