Nov. 26, 2019
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CHICOS Conference Report
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Caribbean hotel investment is at its strongest level in more than a decade, but operators are taking steps to prepare for the next downturn.
True Key caters to experiential travellers
RADIUM HOT SPRINGS, B.C. — True Key Resorts, with properties on Vancouver Island, Harrison Hot Springs and Radium Hot Springs, offers some of the bucket-list travel experiences today's travellers are looking for.
Manitoba's first Best Western Premier serves a need
WINNIPEG — Best Western Hotels & Resorts has launched its first Premier-branded property in Manitoba, the Best Western Premier Winnipeg East, and the 141-room hotel serves a need in the city’s historic Transcona neighbourhood.
Super 8 ROOM8 to be piloted in Calgary
CALGARY — Super 8 Shawnessy in South Calgary is one of five pilot locations across North America for ROOM8, Super 8’s innovative approach to group accommodation.
Downtown Toronto's Ruth's Chris gets new lease on life
TORONTO – Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse has earned its place in the heart of Toronto. A new 25-year lease and extensive renovations position it to serve a new generation of guests.
Responding to crises takes planning, time
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – While the Caribbean may seem like the perfect escape, hoteliers need to have a response plan when a crisis strikes. Being prepared can help destinations recover faster, according to a CHICOS panel.
Expedia report finds big hotels embrace technology
BELLEVUE, Wash. – A recent survey of hoteliers by Expedia found that large players were more willing to invest in technology. Smaller properties find the cost of technology is a barrier to embracing new tools.
The Future of Work in the Tourism Sector Starts in School
Courses that address emerging trends combined with an experiential learning environment can give future tourism and hospitality workers the skills employers want.
GPS Tracking Provides Certainty to Hotel Fleet Managers
GPS tracking helps hotel fleet managers manage vehicles and staff, protecting resources and improving dispute resolution.
PEOPLE update Nov. 26, 2019
Adrian Beers and Kay Bonsu join Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Constantin Nassif moves to Sageblan. Sol Zia leads the Calgary Hotels Association.
Tbsp. opens at W Montreal. The Hue opens in Kamloops. Moncton's Canvas debuts Tapestry Collection by Hilton in Canada.
NEWS BRIEFS update Nov. 26, 2019
Ottawa targets short-term rentals. Toronto studies tourism's economic impact. Bullfrog Power leaps into Windsor. Royal Botanical Garden plans wellness retreat. Canada hotel construction at record high. Hotel plans for Langley. 

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COMING EVENTS update Nov. 26, 2019
A look at conferences and trade shows including WCLC, HAC, Restaurants Canada and CHIC.
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Colleen Isherwood, Editor
Steven Isherwood, Publisher
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