STR Canada results week ending June 13

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.

Choice Canada has 85 per cent of hotels open

TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada currently has around 85 per cent of hotels open out of over 330 properties, reports Brian Leon, president. "We have a number of hotels serving as lodging for front line health care workers and others impacted by the crisis. In a few cases, hotels are being used as hospital overflow."

Canada gets its first Radisson Blu

TORONTO — "It's got the best location in Toronto, right at the foot of the CN tower, with views of downtown and the lake. It's downtown with kind of a resort feel." So says Nathalie Lalonde, GM, when asked what's so special about the Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown.

STR Canada results for week ending Oct. 31, 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—STR data for October 25-31l, 2020 showed slightly lower occupancy from prior weeks for Canada’s hotel industry.

The CLN 2020 Pivot: Meet our new owners

After an immensely flattering and supportive response to our retirement announcement, and an overwhelming interest in continuing Canadian Lodging News, we are delighted to announce that Big Picture Conferences and Joe Baker will become the new owners of Canadian Lodging News effective January 1, 2021 with Joe taking on the role as Editor.

STR results for Canada week ending Mar. 26

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The latest STR statistics for Canada paint a picture that becomes more dire as the weeks wear on. Occupancy last week in...

Hyatt’s take on emerging from the storm

TORONTO — The company is working to reimagine the hotel experience to further enhance safety and well being among guests and colleagues and critically examine every vantage point – from pre-arrival, to guest rooms and lobbies to spas, restaurants and meetings space, bringing in the latest research, technology and innovation to make that happen.

COMING EVENTS update Oct. 13, 2020

Oct. 14-15, 2020: Women in Tourism & Hospitality Virtual Summit. Proudly presented by (Women in Tourism and Hospitality) in association with Hotelier magazine and Sequel Hotels...

Designed-in-Canada Days Inn G3 Prototype

TORONTO — Days Inn Canada has released G3 prototype for new-construction. Leveraging the latest trends and owner insights, it features flexible layouts that integrate comfort and innovation to elevate the guest experience and profitability for owners, developers and investors.

First avid hotel in Canada breaks ground

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.