• PEOPLE TO DEC. 12, 2017 Chef Jonathan Gushue joins Fogo Island Inn. Terry Sanders now with Greene team, Carlson Rezidor. Christian Cross at HVS. Cindy Schoenauer at Cushman & Wakefield. Joseph Tran wins gold. Alex Kassatly now GM, Le Germain, Ottawa.

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  • Remembering Alan Richards Alan Richards, a 40-year veteran of the Canadian hotel industry, passed away suddenly in August. He had countless friends, acquaintances, customers, and staff from coast to coast who experienced his unique openness and welcoming nature.

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  • THE WINNERS' CIRCLE Best Western Award winners, Travelodge hoteliers honoured, Robin Cumine gets Alto Ambassador award and Fantasyland Hotel wins Best Marketing Award.

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  • PROFILE: Peter Eriksson — Lagom, lobby reno and employees first MISSISSAUGA — Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale has completed the first phase of a multi-year renovation. The fresh look and feel brings with it an elevated, Scandinavian-influenced guest experience led by GM Peter Eriksson.

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  • What's New in Hotel Loyalty Programs Hotels are wooing customers with a better guest experience, instant rewards, ease of use, points that never expire and partnerships with the OTAs.

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  • Canadian Hotel Market Report A province-by-province look at how the hotel industry is faring.

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  • Navigating Chinese hotel acquisition deals in Canada China’s growth story is historic in its speed and magnitude and is set to continue its record-breaking trajectory in the long term. This makes the understanding of Chinese-Canadian hotel deals crucial in today’s marketplace.

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  • INSIGHT: Ten things to know about hotel real estate insurance From terrorism liability, which is increasingly required by U.S.-based chains, to specific requirements for those who have shuttle services or spas, it’s important to deal with an insurance broker who knows the hotel industry. CLN asked Gordon Wells and

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  • Eden Textile awarded Best Western linen contract in Canada PHOENIX — Eden Textile has been selected by Best Western as their supplier of the linen for Canada, including sheets and pillow cases.

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  • Canadian company wins Best Western bath amenities bid PHOENIX – Best Western Hotels & Resorts today announced a new partnership with one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributers of hospitality bath amenities, Canada-based Hunter Amenities International.

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  • Housekeeping Vehicle Club Car’s Carryall 700 Housekeeping Vehicle carries two people and their gear. Features include an L-shaped van box with LED lights and locking doors designed to carry a full-size vacuum cleaner, brooms, mops and other supplies.

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  • Xeros Near Waterless Laundry System Using polymer cleaning technology, the Xeros SM35 35lb/16kg capacity washer reduces water consumption by up to 80 per cent, and reduces energy and detergent usage by up to 50 per cent.

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  • Best Western's 11 Brands

  • Best Western offers eleven distinctive brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market.
  • Vancouver to regulate short term rentals

  • VANCOUVER — Vancouver is the first major city in Canada to regulate short-term rentals including Airbnb. The mayor, the Hotel Association of Canada and BCHA's James Chase applaud the deal as a positive first step.
  • Condé Nast names Top 25 Hotels in Canada

  • Condé Nast Traveler readers have rated the top hotels in Canada for 2017. Fogo Island Inn heads up the list, followed by Auberge Saint-Antoine and The Ritz-Carlton Toronto.
  • OPENINGS SALES AND RENOS Oct. 2017

  • Recent openings across the country include Days Inn Calgary North Balzac, Coast Nisku near Edmonton Airport, DoubleTree Halifax, and Best Western Plus Merritt, B.C.
  • Hotel Quartier joins Ascend Hotel Collection

  • Choice Hotels Canada introduced the newest Ascend Hotel Collection member, Hotel Quartier. Located in Quebec City, it is the fifth Ascend to open in the province and 13th nationwide.