This year’s WITH Summit is virtual, global & diverse

TORONTO — The fourth annual Women in Tourism and Hospitality Summit, titled "Breaking Barriers," will be held online and will have a global reach. It will include timely topics such as diversity and human trafficking, plus an opportunity for networking and mentorship among both women and men.

Kudos to Living Water Resorts

COLLINGWOOD — Lakeside Seafood & Grill and Living Shore Spa were honoured by TripAdvisor.

STR Canada results for week ending Sept. 12

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR data for September 6 to 12, 2020, showed slightly lower performance from prior weeks...

PROFILE: Mathieu Mault, founder of Activar

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.

Coalition of Hardest Hit wants CEWS extended

OTTAWA — The Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses has launched a campaign calling on the federal government to extend the CEWS program at the full 75 per cent rate for businesses facing an ongoing revenue decline of 50 per cent or higher, and extend the program until Spring/Summer 2021. The CHHB is an industry-driven group of over 40 stakeholders representing a variety of sectors including tourism, arts and culture, events and festivals, and hospitality.

Sparrow, Scheer and team to lead CBRE Hotels

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.

COMING EVENTS update Sept. 22, 2020

Oct. 5-6, 2020: SAHIC virtual conference for the South American and Caribbean investment community. Registration contact: Verónica...

Days Inn TripAdvisor Awards

TORONTO, Ont. – Realstar Hospitality today announced that 27 Days Inn locations from across Canada have received a 2020 TripAdvisor Travelers’...

Days Inn recognizes housekeeping excellence

TORONTO, Ont. — To coincide with International Housekeeping Week, Days Inns Canada has announced a partnership with Serta Simmons Bedding to acknowledge the outstanding contributions of housekeepers at Days Inn locations across Canada.

Celebrating International Housekeeping Week

BURLINGTON, Ont. — Last week was International Housekeeping Week and celebrations took place around the world! Here...