Openings, sales and renos
TORONTO — Marriott plans to open two Autograph Collection hotels and the W in Toronto in 2021. The two Autographs are Humaniti Autograph Collection Montreal and The Pearle Hotel and Spa Autograph Collection in Burlington, Ont.
Activar Lac Mégantic Microtel construction video. Choice Hotels Canada's Quality Inn Rimbey. Coast Swift Current Hotel for sale. Will Schitt's Creek motel become a five-star property?
ATLANTA — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today the latest in international expansion for its avid hotels brand – the groundbreaking for the first Canadian property located in Vaughan, a suburb of Toronto.
TORONTO — It wasn't just a ground breaking, but also a ground drilling on Sept. 23 as SAMM Developments started construction on its $104 million Regal Plaza complex near Toronto Pearson Airport. Along with the traditional shovels, the celebrants used jackhammers to launch the complex, which includes a Staybridge Suites.
HALIFAX — Manga Hotels has almost completed a $17 million renovation of the 238-room Atlantica Hotel in downtown Halifax. “The hotel was an older property that needed work. It was an extensive renovation — not just lipstick here and there,” Sukhdev Toor, president and CEO of Manga Hotels told CLN.
Fanny Ryner and Valérie Marchand form VOILA. TORLYS welcomes product management director. Michael Willingham obituary.
Sabrina Bhangoo now AVP at Manulife. Ryan McRae joins Hotel Equities. Pierre Gauvin promoted to Colliers in N.B. IHG’s new SVP Analytics and Insights. Accor has new South American CEO.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) has appointed Jesse Hamilton, general manager of...
OTTAWA — Mathieu Mault is something of a world expert on hotels since he and his wife took a sabbatical in 2011/12, visiting more than 30 countries and 130 cities, staying in hotels for a year. He has used this expertise to found Activar, which currently manages Casselman Microtel and is preparing to open Lac Mégantic Microtel later this fall.
TORONTO — CBRE Canada is pleased to announce that Mark Sparrow and Luke Scheer have rejoined CBRE to lead an enhanced hotel investment practice. The team will spearhead a new initiative that coordinates opportunities with seniors housing, healthcare and student accommodations.