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Johnson's magic resonates with hoteliers

LAS VEGAS — Earvin “Magic” Johnson shared lessons from his basketball career with more than 6,000 delegates to the Choice Hotels International Conference in Las Vegas this month.


Changing of the guard at New Castle Hotels

SHELTON, Conn. — Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels and Resorts, will retire June 30, paving the way for Julian and Jeremy Buffam to take the helm of its growing portfolio on both sides of the border.


PEOPLE update as of May 1, 2018

Radisson's Americas sales team appointments. Didier Dolivet to manage Westin Prince. Ian Ricci joins AccorHotels. Larry Mogelonsky is SLH ambassador. Marriott welcomes Paul Loehr. New Sheraton GMs. Stephen Sullivan…


Stuart Jolliffe passes away at age 55

Stuart Alexander Jolliffe, well-known GM of the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, passed away April 11. “Stuart had a lasting impact on the associates he worked with over so many years in the Canadian hospitality community,”…


Hotel industry's Michael Jackson remembered

TORONTO — “He was a man of intellect, poise and passion,” said Dr. Steve Gupta of Michael Jackson, who passed away on March 28 at the age of 63 following a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer.


Four Canadian teams compete at Young Hoteliers Summit

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Teams from Royal Roads, ITHQ, Ryerson and University of Guelph competed at the Young Hoteliers' Summit held last month. No overall winners, but participants benefited from the international…


Hoteliers among OHI's Top 30 under 30

TORONTO — The Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) has released its annual Top-30-Under-30 list. Honourees were celebrated at a ceremony on March 28. Several hotel winners made the cut.