Jan. 8, 2019
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Knights Inns' new logo, brand update
LAS VEGAS — The Knights Inn logo hadn't been updated since 1981, and one of RLHC's first moves after taking over the brand from Wyndham Hotel Group is to give the brand image a whole new look. CLN sat down with Jolene Reid at the RLHC conference to talk about Knights Inns in Canada.
RLHC: Peanut Robotics steals the show
LAS VEGAS — To say RLHC (formerly Red Lion) is technology forward is an understatement. Among the many innovations on display at the company's brand conference in Las Vegas last month was a housekeeping robot from Peanut Robotics.
Robert Pratt now heads Sandman, Sutton Place
Robert Pratt is now president and CEO of Sandman Hotel Group and The Sutton Place Hotels. Taj Kassam, who has been at the helm of Sandman and Sutton Place for many years, has moved to parent company Northland Properties Corp., where he is senior vice-president. 
HAC lineup includes tech titan and CBC anchor
TORONTO – If you’re looking for answers on the information and trends in Canadian lodging the HAC Conference is the place to be on Feb. 27-28 in Toronto. This year's lineup includes tech titan Michele Romanow, CBC news anchor Suhana Meharchand and thought leader Eric Termuende, who will speak on optimizing workplace culture.
Piranha T10 saves Lake Louise Inn energy/water
LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Lake Louise Inn, managed by Atlific Hotels, is furthering its commitment to saving energy, water and waste by being the first hotel property in the world to employ a SHARC Energy Piranha T10 system.
What's new from Expedia Partner Central
TORONTO—Expedia is a company based on constant A-B testing, and it has come up with a number of ways to help hotel partners, including a sophisticated rate-setting system and integration with Amazon's Alexa and Google. 
Accor's brands take root in North America
Accor has launched three new brands in North America recently. In Cuba, the first SO/ is planned for Havana. Boston will have the first Raffles on the continent. And Accor will also soon have 10 MGallery hotels in the U.S., according to Ian Ricci.
Trifecta: Boutique bootcamp and empowerment
LOS ANGELES — Formerly known as the Stay Boutique Leadership Conference, The Executive Women's Conference and Stay Boutique Awards, the three events of Stay Boutique Live Trifecta will serve to crystallize a newly coined industry, BOUTIQUE.
Courtyard by Marriott opens in Burlington. Colliers' year-end updates. Days Inn comes to Fredericton, N.B. Motel 6 now in Cranbrook, B.C. Travelodge ends the year with three conversions and opens first new-build in 10 years. Toronto's Cannabis Air Hotel.

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COMING EVENTS update Jan. 8, 2019
Read about upcoming conferences and trade shows across Canada and North America. 
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