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Manitoba’s COVID report shows devastating loss

WINNIPEG — The return of increased restrictions has now created conditions similar to March/April 2020. With high fixed costs and debt obligations, many hotels may not be able to weather the sustained loss of income,…

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Brian Flood on the recovery of Canadian hotels

TORONTO — Brian Flood, VP and practice leader for Cushman & Wakefield’s Hospitality and Gaming Group, weighs in on where Canadian hotels are on the path to recovery, and the challenges they face.

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Choice Hotels Canada “Nudges” its employees

TORONTO — When Choice Hotels Canada wanted reach and engage with front-line workers to communicate its Commitment to Clean program, they used an app developed by Toronto-based Nudge Rewards.

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SAHIC’s virtual format goes far beyond ZOOM

SAHICs virtual Conference for the Latin American and the Caribbean hotel and tourism investment community will take place on October 5-6 from 08:00 am- 12:30 pm EST. This will be a complete online event to bring…

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JRoss Hospitality Recruiters talk mental health

In this time of uncertainty, it’s important to talk about mental health. Initiating an open dialogue within the workplace about this often stigmatized topic can lead to more efficient remedial care and ultimately,…

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Saskatchewan Announces $35 M for Tourism

REGINA — On Monday, August 10, the Government of Saskatchewan announced $35 million in support for Saskatchewan’s hard-hit tourism sector. Under the Saskatchewan Tourism Sector Support Program, eligible hospitality and…

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STR Canada results week of July 4, 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — STR data for 28 June through 4 July 2020 shows Canadian hotel performance up slightly from previous weeks with the same significant level of year-over-year declines. Canadian hotel occupancy fell…

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How hotels can successfully reopen restaurants

Restaurant reopenings are all around us, but many businesses are not in the clear yet. With lowered capacities, limited cash flow, and consumer fears, some restaurants are still struggling to stay afloat and profitable.…

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Virtual GTHA AGM features SmartServe, Lisa MacLeod

TORONTO — The Greater Toronto Hotel Association held the first virtual annual general meeting in its history on June 30, with Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, providing the…