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Hotel Equities plans to double hotels in Canada

ATLANTA, Ga. — Hotel Equities currently has 26 or 27 properties in Canada, and still plans to double that in the next two years, Joe Reardon, chief development officer told CLN.

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Hyatt’s take on emerging from the storm

TORONTO — The company is working to reimagine the hotel experience to further enhance safety and well being among guests and colleagues and critically examine every vantage point – from pre-arrival, to guest rooms and…

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Philip Mondor explains the THRC Toolkit

OTTAWA — Philip Mondor, president and CEO of Tourism HR Canada paints a vivid picture with stark numbers regarding the pandemic. THRC has prepared a toolkit to help with the recovery.

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Expedia provides $275 in recovery relief

SEATTLE, Wash. — Expedia Group has committed $275 million to help partners rebound from the impact of COVID-19 and fuel industry-wide recovery efforts. Expedia Group’s recovery program is comprised of global initiatives…

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STR Canada results for March and April

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR statistics for Canada for March and April show the magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the month of March, Canadian hotel occupancy was at 31.5 per cent, down 47.6 per cent from the…

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Hotels need cash infusions and forgivable loans

TORONTO — Tony Elenis, president and CEO of the ORHMA has a laundry list of asks in order for our hospitality industry to survive, including rent relief, tax relief and forgivable loans. Here is what he’d like to see.

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A fireside chat with Lisa Conway, InnVest

TORONTO — The hotel industry is facing challenges and InnVest is receiving a lot of information from experts. “It changes daily, and we are adapting in compressed time frames,” Lisa Conway told a Schulich Executive…

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DineSafe targets guest safety and confidence

TORONTO — To understand how to best navigate this unprecedented time and support restaurant and foodservice operators, the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association (ORHMA) has been working closely with industry…

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Scott Jocelyn: Pulling back the shutters

WINNIPEG — As people emerge from the pandemic, their perceptions of safety and travel as they pull back the shutters will affect the speed at which the industry recovers. Scott Jocelyn, president and CEO of the Manitoba…