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Manitoba’s first Best Western Premier serves a need

WINNIPEG — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has launched its first Premier-branded property in Manitoba, the Best Western Premier Winnipeg East, and the 141-room hotel serves a need in the city’s historic Transcona…

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HC² maps out Canadian hotel opportunities

TORONTO — The last time hotel financing was this liquid was in the mid-1980s, said Mark Kay, CFO Capital, in opening remarks to Hotel Capital Connection on Oct. 30. Monique Rosszell, HVS, identified gaps in the Canadian…

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Reaping benefits from back‑of‑house success

ORLANDO — Gaylord Palms has a very low employee turnover rate in a highly competitive convention market because it keeps employee quality of life top of mind and has unique employee benefits.

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Simmons Beautyrest seeks sustainability

TORONTO — From its pocketed coils which contain recycled steel, to wood sourced from sustainable forests, Simmons Beautyrest uses sustainable materials for its beds. CLN asked Christine Pella about the company's…

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What a first‑class design firm can do for you

VANCOUVER — Canadian Lodging News asked Judy Henderson of Inside Design what a leading design firm can do to help your renovation or new-build hotel project run smoothly. Communication and candid discussions of costs…

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Coast Hotels embraces Green Key initiatives

VANCOUVER — Coast Hotels had been a long-time member of Green Key Global (GKG) but the recent GKG program refresh by the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) was a factor in the chain’s decision to put a renewed focus on…