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Johnson's Magic resonates with hoteliers

LAS VEGAS — Earvin "Magic" Johnson shared lessons from his basketball career with more than 6,000 delegates to the Choice Hotels International Conference in Las Vegas earlier this month. Surprisingly, those lessons resonate with hoteliers as well.
 
Choice Hotels Canada honours award winners
LAS VEGAS — Choice Hotels Canada honoured its platinum and gold award winners for 2017, and chose the Hotel of the Year, once again the Quality Inn and Suites, Val D'Or, Quebec.
 
Comfort logo, Canadian pipeline and more
LAS VEGAS — Brian Leon, who recently became president at Choice Hotels Canada, gave CLN a Canadian perspective on all the news that came out of the CHl Conference 2018 held in Las Vegas April 30-May 3. One of the biggest stories was a new logo for Comfort hotels.
Changing of the guard at New Castle Hotels
Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels and Resorts, is retiring, paving the way for Julian and Jeremy Buffam, sons of founder David Buffam, to take the helm of its growing portfolio on both sides of the Canada/U.S border. 

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Hugo Germain: The evolution of Alt Hotels
MONTREAL — Group Germain's Alt Hotels continue to evolve and grow in number, with the latest forming part of Edmonton's West University community — a LEED Platinum development.
 
Canada's first AC by Marriott Hotel
MONTREAL — Canada's first AC by Marriott Hotel opened in Montreal late last month. Marriott's Roz Winegrad and Marc Varadi of RIMAP, the hotel company managing the property, weigh in on the brand's urban spirit, contemporary design and cosmopolitan sophistication.
 
Combatting bed bugs ahead of travel season
A nightmare for guests and hotel managers alike, bed bugs are biting into business – in more ways than one. A bed bug sighting is the number one reason a guest would switch hotels immediately.
 
HAC uses Tax Day to advocate for fair play
OTTAWA — As millions of businesses and individuals filed their taxes, HAC seized the opportunity to lobby on Parliament Hill and start Phase II of its program to even the playing field between hotels and Airbnb.

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AHLA's 98th Convention an absolute success
JASPER, Alta. — The Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association’s 98th Annual Convention and Trade Show was an absolute success, with over 200 properties in attendance, and so many exciting programs and events that it’s hard to even keep track.

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Roger Brooks inspires at Resorts of Ontario
Back by popular demand, Roger Brooks helped Resorts of Ontario delegates map out their tourism strategies. "He's not just a motivational speaker," said ROO managing director Grace Sammut. "There's so much depth, with road maps, tools and tips."

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TIAPEI: Attracting talent and mobilizing teams
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —At TIAPEI's semi-annual conference, keynote speaker Pierre Battah gave the province's hospitality professionals tools to inspire and equip them to attract talent and mobilize their teams.
PEOPLE Update May 1-May 15, 2018
Andrea Myers is back at HAC. Catherine McAuley joins Westin Prince as director of sales and marketing. WorldHotels announces five new additions to its executive team.

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OPENINGS, SALES AND RENOS May 15, 2018
Constantine opens in Anndore House Hotel. Four Seasons Vancouver to close in 2020. Vrancor opens Holiday Inn Express Brantford. Radisson Toronto Airport West is open for business.

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Coming Events May 15, 2018
A listing of hotel conferences and events across Canada, the U.S. and around the world. SHHA Convention & Trade Show plus The Hotel, Liquor & Restaurant Trade Show are fast approaching.
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