• Economy banner Red Roof names Neil Scott VP, sales & ops COLUMBUS, OHIO — Economy hotel chain Red Roof has promoted Neil Scott to vice-president of sales and operations, a dedicated position focused on accelerating the company’s expansion into Canada, it was announced May 10.

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  • HAC names director, government relations OTTAWA – The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) has appointed Alana Baker director of government relations, it was announced April 25.

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  • Cushman & Wakefield bolsters hotel valuation team TORONTO — Cushman & Wakefield has bolstered its hotel valuation team with the additions of Brian Flood, Cindy Schoenauer and Vanessa Boland, it was announced April 13.

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  • Travelodge names 2 new sales managers CALGARY — Superior Lodging announced on April 10 the appointment of Tatyana Spiridonova to the position of national sales manager, tour and travel, and Nicki Coles to the position of regional sales manager, Western, Central & Northern Ontario, for Trave

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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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  • 2017: The year of home sharing regs The impact of Airbnb on the hotel business is difficult to measure. Airbnb-sponsored reports suggest there is only a marginal impact on hotels, whereas lodging industry-sponsored reports suggest the opposite.

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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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  • Freestanding Bathtub BainUltra’s new Essencia Design freestanding tub measures 72 inches x 36 inches x 24 inches, accommodating a single bather with room enough for an immersive soak.

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  • Height-Adjustable Lectern Featuring a solid lacquer-coated hardwood base and fabric-covered, customizable top, AmpliVox Patriot Lectern is height-adjustable and features a smooth, silent electric lift mechanism.

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  • GBTA Conference report

  • TORONTO — A jam-packed education-session agenda on the final day of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) conference addressed a number of key industry issues.
  • Provincial budget to affect Saskatchewan hotels

  • REGINA — The budget introduced by the Saskatchewan government expands the tax system by shifting toward consumption taxes and away from income taxes, according to information provided by the Saskatchewan Hotel & Hospitality Association.
  • MHA & MRFA partner for fall trade show

  • WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Hotel Association (MHA) and Manitoba Restaurant & Foodservices Association (MRFA) have partnered to launch a trade show for the hotel and restaurant industries, it was announced in early April.
  • Tourism HR accredits Ryerson’s Ted Rogers School

  • TORONTO — Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is the first university level program in Canada to be accredited by Tourism HR Canada, it was announced May 8.