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Kindness and joy in challenging times

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. — Living Water Resort and Spa prides itself on having a caring culture, and family spirit that includes employees, guests and vacation ownership members. That culture was certainly challenged by the…

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Danny Hughes sees green shoots of recovery

MCLEAN, Va. — “We are excited to share that we are now seeing the green shoots of recovery and have more hotels opening their doors than closing them,” Hilton’s Danny Hughes told CLN in a recent interview.

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HAC launches AHLA’s Safe Stay in Canada

OTTAWA, Ont. — HAC has launched Safe Stay here in Canada, partnering with the American Hotel & Lodging Association to provide a North American best practice approach. The enhanced safety protocols elevate existing…

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Major changes announced at MasterBUILT

CALGARY, Alta. — MasterBUILT Hotels, a leading Canadian hotel development and management company, and the master territorial developer for Microtel by Wyndham, yesterday announced the appointment of a new leadership…

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Paul Morissette: Social distancing together

The industry has and will face a massive disruption with not only a decline in tourism but also business travel as our new remote workforce learns the value of virtual meetings. Paul Morissette, who is a principal of…

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CBRE quantifies COVID‑19 challenges

TORONTO — Brian Stanford of CBRE shared the latest statistics showing Canada’s position on the world stage, giving revised outlook numbers for 2020-2023, and looking at how the Canadian recovery might unfold.


Deneen Allen founds Firecircle Online Tourism

VANCOUVER — Deneen Allen is best known in the hospitality industry as the founder and CEO of Pure North Canada, Last summer, she recognized a need among new and existing entrepreneurs in remote and rural locations to…

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Meet Rob Palleschi, CEO of G6 Hospitality

CARROLLTON, Tex. — Rob Palleschi of G6 Hospitality credits Canadian initiatives for changing Motel 6 and Studio 6 hotels from conversion brands to ones that are now half conversion and half new builds.

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David Kong: Liquidity, communication, optimism

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Developing a plan with clear priorities and objectives was the first thing BWHR did during the COVID-19 pandemic, David Kong, president and CEO, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, told CLN. “Obviously,…