Jan. 14, 2020
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New market makers and a disruption specialist
TORONTO – Peter Yesawich, vice chairman emeritus of MMGY Global will talk about Millennials and what the Canadian Lodging industry needs to know about the next generation of guests at the HAC's 2020 Conference on Feb. 25 in Toronto. Delegates will also have a chance to meet a "disruption specialist." seeks more Canadian content is full-service accessible travel platform providing search, reviews and bookings of accessible hotels and more. They're looking for more content regarding Canadian hotels and destinations.
Tony Elenis: A new era of The Roaring Twenties
The 1920s, known as the ‘Roaring Twenties’ got their name from the exuberant, freewheeling popular culture that defined the decade. A century later as we enter into a new Roaring Twenties, we still find ourselves in a time of dramatic social and political change and in the midst of tremendous advances in science and technology.
BCHA VIP dinner attracts top hotel leaders
Top hotel industry leaders gathered following the Western Canadian Lodging Conference at Vancouver’s top-rated seafood restaurant, The Blue Water Café.
Bill Pallett's legacy honoured by the industry
Bill Pallett, who passed away Dec. 27 at the age of 68, was well known within the hospitality industry for his expertise in training, development and human resources. Even more importantly, he was a mentor to countless hospitality colleagues, leaving an indelible imprint on their lives.
Honeywell updates its INNcontrol 5 platform
INNCOM by Honeywell unveiled key upgrades to its cloud-based INNcontrol 5 platform that will provide busy hoteliers with a way to quantify their guests’ experience. Key advancements have been made to the technology to take insights to the next level – spanning multiple properties within a franchise and providing more actionable KPIs.
Patricia Brusha's latest venture a labour of love
Those who have been in the hospitality industry for more than five years will remember Patricia Brusha as co-founder of Online Revealed. Her new venture is a tribute to the daughter she loved and lost.
Celebrating 50 years at Chateau Montebello
Mary Patterson, her husband and six other couples celebrated their 50th anniversaries at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello. Here’s a guest’s-eye view of how the hotel accommodated the group and made this celebration ultra-special.
ALT Hotels' $50 million transaction; Best Western Rimbey sold; Clique to manage Blackcomb Suites Resort; Colliers sells Pacific Gateway Hotel; EIGHT opens in Calgary East Village; Four Seasons Vancouver closes this month; Grand Opening Microtel Portage La Prairie; Hilton Garden Inn St. John's; Morguard to acquire Temple shares; New York's Hudson comes to Canada; Radisson debuts on Las Vegas Strip; Renovations at Clarion Hotel Winnipeg; Stock and Supply at Delta Vancouver DT.
PEOPLE Update Jan. 14, 2020
Chef Dunnill joins InterCon Toronto; Chris Lewis now AmEx GBT Canadian sales head; Christine (Stoneman) Willow forms Two WIllows; Fairmont Hot Springs appointments; Guido Kerpel named COO at New Castle; James Chase retires; Jules Cowan-Dewar joins Cabot; Nancy Munzar-Kelly now at Shangri-La; VIctoria Behune retires; Vince Accardi promoted at TIAC; Tania Ferlin's new position.

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COMING EVENTS update Jan. 14, 2020
Read about upcoming conferences and trade shows across Canada and North America. BCHA Hospitality Summit. New AHLA conferences, Aspire and Ascend. 
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