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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…

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Saving $250,00+ in property tax

HALIFAX — After several years of operating losses, CBRE assisted a hotel client by filing an appeal on their property tax assessment. CBRE helped facilitate a substantial reduction on behalf of the client, resulting in…

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Ontario resort was saved by the summer

BUCKHORN, Ont. — The spring months were difficult for Beachwood Resort as weddings and conferences cancelled due to COVID-19. But they were able to open up and salvage the summer, with a few changes in their guest…

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STR Canada results week ending Aug. 29, 2020

STR data for August 23-29, 2020 showed lower performance from prior weeks for Canada’s hotel industry. Two provinces reached a 50 per cent occupancy level: Prince Edward Island (55.8 per cent) and British Columbia (53.5…

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CBRE helps hotels save property tax 

TORONTO — Although most hotel revenues and operating expenses have decreased in the current environment, property taxes will likely continue to increase. Hotel owners should be considering how best to address this…

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Trump Hotel Vancouver closes. Sunray takes over Owens Hospitality, Saskatchewan. St. Regis Hotel opened Sept. 1. Fall back into Ontario travel at The Drake. Naramata Inn now serving lunch. Tea in the window returns.

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Clifton Blake: Is hotel financing available?

The question we get asked the most from borrowers, lenders and even non-hotel people is simply, “Is Hotel Financing Available Right Now?” The simple answer is MAYBE.

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PEOPLE update September 8, 2020

Marsha Walden leads Destination Canada. Brian DeCort now Hotel Equities COO. Fox Harb’r hires Pearleen Moffard. Jason Johnson joins True Key Resorts. Kevin Davis promoted at JLL. Torlys expands Western Sales Team.

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Northland Properties opens hotels in NS and SK

VANCOUVER — Northland Properties, parent company of Sandman and Sutton Place, started the month by announcing the openings of the Sandman Signature Saskatoon South and the long-awaited Sutton Place in Halifax.