Jan. 28, 2020
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Accor's Human Trafficking seminar attracts 150
TORONTO – Accor's seminar on Human Trafficking, held Jan. 16 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, emphasized the vital role hotels have to play in curbing this problem. After all, hotels are often where it all takes place.
Marriott expands Fairfield presence in Canada
MISSISSAUGA — When Paul Loehr became regional VP of Lodging Development for Marriott Canada almost two years ago, he noticed that the popular Fairfield Inn & Suites brand was underrepresented in the market; it's now catching up quickly.
Realstar Hospitality strengthens executive team
TORONTO — Realstar Hospitality has announced changes to its senior leadership team. This restructure aligns with the company’s tactical growth plan for 2020.
Develop your leaders and rising stars at Aspire!
This April, the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) is launching Aspire, its new professional development event for housekeeping, front office, human resources, and administration supervisors and managers.
Hilton Mosaic has local and global influences
TORONTO — The public areas of the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre are practically unrecognizable, thanks to a $5 million renovation that includes the remarkable new Mosaic Kitchen, Bar and Lounge.
Chemistry Consulting's changing of the guard
Chemistry Consulting, the Victoria-based human resources consulting company owned and run by Frank Bourree and Christine (Stoneman) Willow for the past 14 years, has new owners.
STR looks at Canada's 2019 hotel performance
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The overall performance of Canadian hotels could best be described as flat: occupancy was down 1.3 per cent, while ADR was up 1.2 per cent and RevPAR was nearly the same as in 2018, down 0.2 per cent. B.C. reported the largest increase in RevPAR, and August was the year's top month for all three metrics.
Colliers sales in 2019. Best Western SureStay comes to Salmon Arm. Westin Edmonton sold by Cushman & Wakefield for $60 million. 
PEOPLE Update as of Jan. 28, 2020
Amy Ballard moves to Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley. IHG promotes Heather Balsley and Jennifer Gribble. Kent Murray is now a dual GM in Cold Lake. New chef at Killarney Lodge. IHG Owners Association Board changes. 

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COMING EVENTS update Jan. 28, 2020
Read about upcoming conferences and trade shows across Canada and North America. Date and location announced for MHA & MRFA Trade Show. Get key details on BCHA Hospitality Summit and new AHLA conferences, Aspire and Ascend. 
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