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Days Inns Canada stresses communication, cleanliness

TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality, which has the master franchise for Days Inn by Wyndham in Canada, is doing okay, working towards coming out of the current pandemic, president and COO Irwin Prince told Canadian Lodging…

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Meet Jim Alderman, Radisson CEO, Americas

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Jim Alderman joined Radisson Hotel Group as CEO, Americas, on March 16, just in time for the worst crisis the hotel industry has ever faced. His first official day with Radisson Hotel Group was when…

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1000 acres per guest meets social distance rules

TEMISCAMING, Que. — Tony Avramtchev, GM at Beauchêne Wilderness Lodge, a premium luxury drive-to fishing resort, has been fielding calls from affluent urbanites seeking a safe, remote setting with excellent food and…

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Hotel Financing: Owners and Lenders during COVID‑19

At a time where all hotel owners are thinking of different and creative ways to deal with this crisis as well as the future, Steve Hedington and Salim Gulamani have some suggestions to assist in discussing your existing…

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Government support from COVID‑19 to recovery

By Colleen Isherwood, Editor TORONTO — While the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) has been postponed until the fall, CHIC Digital presented the first in a series of webinars, titled Government Support and…

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How Niagara’s Heart of Hope campaign began

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — Niagara Falls was one of the first and most visible cities to promote Hearts of Hope, where hotels in the city lit up with valentines to encourage front line workers and everyone else affected by…

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STR results for Canada week ending Apr. 18

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—Showing further COVID-19 impact, the Canadian hotel industry recorded steep year-over-year declines in the three key performance metrics during the week of 12-18 April 2020, according to data…

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How to bake The DoubleTree Cookie at home

MCLEAN, Va. — For the first time ever, DoubleTree by Hilton is sharing the official bake-at-home recipe for the brand’s beloved and delicious chocolate chip cookie, so at-home bakers can create the warm and comforting…

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How’s business in hotels across Canada?

An Ottawa hotelier predicts that many Ottawa hotels could remain closed. Quality Suites Laval houses mental health and palliative patients. How Edmonton hotels are hurting. Winnipeg hotels step up to the plate. Brandon…

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A regional check on the impact of COVID‑19

TORONTO — Colliers and CFO easily reached their capacity of 1,000 participants in their second industry webinar held April 16 at 1:30 p.m. Moderated by Mark Kay of CFO and Robin McLuskie of Colliers, this panel included…