For the second year in a row, VIA Rail Canada has won first place for passenger rail services in the annual Agents’ Choice Awards.
Nestled on an unspoiled 100-acre site on Lake Travers, deep in Algonquin Park, in Northern Ontario, is the Algonquin Radio Observatory (ARO).
Gail Chapelsky Appointed GM of Vancouver’s L’Hermitage Hotel
Skyline International Development has bought Ontario’s Horseshoe Valley Resort for $37-million, expecting to create synergies with a waterfront community it’s spearheading in Ontario.
Expedia Corporate Travel (ECT) has bought Mississauga, Ont.-based Synergi Global Travel Management.
On Aug. 11 and 12, an ‘army’ of event and marketing planners will report to the second-annual Special Event Boot Camp, at downtown Toronto’s Steam Whistle Brewing, to enhance their skills and have a little fun.
Inn at Laurel Point, formerly the Laurel Point Inn, in Victoria, B.C., has unveiled a $5-million renovation along with its new name.
Travel+Leisure Magazine has named Ancient Cedars Spa at the Wickaninnish Inn, in Tofino, B.C., the top hotel spa in the world and the best hotel spa in the Continental U.S. and Canada.
Starwood Names Paul Sacco Senior VP, North America Development.
The industry is watching closely to see how the partnership between WestJet and Southwest Airlines will affect WestJet’s U.S. market reach.
InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding its Holiday Inn Express presence in Alberta, with one hotel already opened, in Hinton, and another slated to open July 28, in Edson.
Fairmont Hotels plans to manage Fairmont The Wave, Muscat. A luxury resort planned in three to four years, the property will be located on the coast of the Gulf of Oman.