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Major hotel leaders address SAHIC 2020

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Laurent de Kousemaeker of Marriott, Patrick Mendes of Accor and Joel Eisemann from IHG spoke on Weathering the Storm at SAHIC 2020, held virtually Oct. 5 and 6. David Tarr of Hyatt, Ted Middleton…

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DunnCap’s hotel industry debut

COLLINGWOOD, PORT ELGIN, Ont. — Dunn Capital Corporation is launching its first hotel properties, both Holiday Inn Express & Suites, in Collingwood and Port Elgin, Ont. DunnCap is a real estate development company…

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STR Canada results for Q3 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry saw higher performance from the previous quarter, but at overall low levels. The absolute occupancy level was the lowest for any third quarter in STR’s Canada…

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THE WINNERS’ CIRCLE update Oct. 27, 2020

Twenty-eight Canadian Super 8s win Traveler’s Choice Awards. Travelodge Canada Travelers Choice winners. Choice Hotels Canada Spirit of Hospitality winner. Coast Hotels Travelers’ Choice Awards. Destination Canada’s For…

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PEOPLE update as of Oct. 27, 2020

Fanny Ryner and Valérie Marchand form VOILA. TORLYS welcomes product management director. Michael Willingham obituary.

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REOPENINGS, SALES AND RENOS Oct. 27, 2020

Will Schitt’s Creek motel become a five-star property? Activar Lac Mégantic Microtel construction video. Choice Hotels Canada’s Quality Inn Rimbey. Coast Swift Current Hotel for sale.

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First avid hotel in Canada breaks ground

ATLANTA — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today the latest in international expansion for its avid hotels brand – the groundbreaking for the first Canadian…

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Ground drilling launches Regal Plaza project

TORONTO — It wasn’t just a ground breaking, but also a ground drilling on Sept. 23 as SAMM Developments started construction on its $104 million Regal Plaza complex near Toronto Pearson Airport. Along with the…

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Extensive Atlantica Halifax reno not just lipstick!

HALIFAX — Manga Hotels has almost completed a $17 million renovation of the 238-room Atlantica Hotel in downtown Halifax. “The hotel was an older property that needed work. It was an extensive renovation — not just…

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Canada gets its first Radisson Blu

TORONTO — “It’s got the best location in Toronto, right at the foot of the CN tower, with views of downtown and the lake. It’s downtown with kind of a resort feel.” So says Nathalie Lalonde, GM, when asked what’s so…