Renovating to make the most of Montreal revival

MONTREAL— Renos at Montreal's iconic Marriott Château Champlain fit with an ongoing revival. And leveraging Marriott's 3,000 hotel rooms will help promote Montreal as a group business destination.

Renovating to make the most of Montreal revival

MONTREAL— Renos at Montreal's iconic Marriott Château Champlain fit with an ongoing revival. And leveraging Marriott's 3,000 hotel rooms will help promote Montreal as a group business destination.

Canadian markets awesome, except St. John's

TORONTO — Brian Stanford, senior managing director at CBRE Hotels, described the Canadian hotel market as “awesome.” The only place that shows negative growth is St. John’s, N.L.

Tides rise, eagles soar at N. S. rafting resort

URBANIA, N.S. — The main attraction at Tidal Bore Rafting Resort is rafting on the world's highest recorded tides, but events at the riverfront restaurant and 13 cottages that provide revenue year round.

Marketing Stratford's back garden

PERTH COUNTY, Ont. — So where do all the restaurants in Stratford, Ont., get their local meats and produce? It's in surrounding Perth County, which features century home B&Bs, Mennonite buggies and something called "yarn bombing."

What the majors are doing in South America

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador — Worldwide hotel brands are working with local partners, they're in the South America for the long run, and they're rounding out their portfolios in this exciting market.

Southern B.C., Alberta resorts have stellar performance

VANCOUVER —The strongest year-to-date (YTD) performance results in western Canada are primarily within southern B.C., according to an article by Cindy Schoenauer of CBRE Vancouver.

Wyndham Rewards Wyzardry unseats Marriott

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the first time since U.S. News and World Report launched its Best Travel Rewards programs in 2013, Marriott Rewards has been unseated by Wyndham.

A taste of place at Fishers’ Loft Inn

PORT REXTON, N.L. — Sometimes the guests at Fishers’ Loft Inn take days to figure out who owns the 33-room property because its staff don’t hesitate to make decisions.

Michael Beckley joins CBRE

TORONTO — Bill Marriott of Marriott Hotels had talked Michael Beckley, former Marriott SVP of Development, out of retiring a couple of times before. This time, it was Bill Stone of CBRE Hotels.
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