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Kwa'lilas Hotel Opens on Vancouver Island

May 18, 2017 by Lori Smith

Kwa’lilas Hotel, the first-Aboriginal-owned hotel to offer stay and play cultural experiences on the north end of Vancouver Island, has opened after a year-long renovation from the ground up of the former Port Hardy Inn. The Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nation, who fully

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Campbell River Comfort Inn Receives Top Choice Hotels Honour

May 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Comfort Inn & Suites in Campbell River, BC, received the International Hotel of the Year Award for the Comfort brand at Choice Hotels International’s 63rd  annual convention in Las Vegas. Partner and general manager Jonathan Shead was on hand

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Crescent Hotels & Resorts to Manage Mississauga's Newest Business Hotel

May 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Crescent Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage the Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga/West, Mississauga West ‘s newest business hotel. Crescent, based in Fairfax, Virginia, is a nationally recognized operator of hotels and resorts throughout the United States and

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Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Completes Reno

May 11, 2017 by Lori Smith

The multi-million dollar renovation of the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre is now complete. It includes a makeover of all 461 guestrooms, the concierge lounge and fitness centre. The hotel’s revamp is part of Marriott Hotel’s current transformation of its brand, which

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Montréal Tops ICCA Rankings of Popular Cities for Conventions

May 11, 2017 by Lori Smith

Montréal has hosted the most international conventions in all of North America, according to the Country and City 2016 rankings released by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), which were released to the public on Monday, May 8th. Montréal held 76

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JW Marriott Camelback Scottsdale Adding Event Space

May 10, 2017 by Lori Smith

JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, is building a state-of-the-art conference center, scheduled to debut in June 2018. The space will include the new 15,000-square-foot Paradise Ballroom (max. cap. 1,500), along with an additional 20,000 square

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St. Regis Expanding Presence in Mexico

May 9, 2017 by Lori Smith

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts in partnership with Impulsora del Golfo de Cortéz S.A. de CV, Gran Armee del Cabo S.a. de C.V. and SB Architects, will open a 120-room hotel and 60 residences in Quivira, Los Cabos, in early

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Broadview Hotel Offers Planners a Teaser Look of Makeover

April 27, 2017 by Lori Smith

Planners can now see what The Broadview Hotel will look like when it re-opens this spring. A virtual tour of the 125-year-old Toronto landmark’s interior spaces is available on the property’s website, thebroadviewhotel.ca. The virtual tour was produced collaboratively by Norm Li,

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Regina Doubletree Wins Housekeeping Award

April 20, 2017 by Lori Smith

Doubletree by Hilton™ Hotel and Conference Centre Regina has won the 2016 Housekeeping Award of Excellence, beating out more than 300 hotels in the Americas for the honour. “All of us are extremely proud to be recognized for the efforts

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Crystal Ballroom at Omni King Edward Re-Opens

April 20, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Omni King Edward Hotel unveiled its fully-restored Crystal Ballroom at a grand re-launch event held yesterday. The ballroom is located on the hotel’s 17th floor. Opened in 1922, it hosted many of Toronto’s most prestigious events from the 1920s

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Pacific Gateway Hotel Announces Green Initiative for Meeting Spaces

April 19, 2017 by Lori Smith

Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport have announced a new environmental initiative to provide green electricity for all of the hotel’s meeting spaces and renewable natural gas for Pier 73 Restaurant. As a

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ALHI Adds to Portfolio

April 19, 2017 by Lori Smith

Forty-five independent luxury-level meeting and incentive-focused hotels and resorts, located outside of North America, have been added to Associated Luxury Hotels International’s (ALHI) global portfolio. The new members were hand-selected from the membership of ALHI’s sister company Worldhotels. Each hotel fits the