The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is calling for world leaders of the G7 countries to lead conversations for a seamless return of international travel to boost the global economic recovery.
Hotel news in Canada
Marriott International announced it has signed an agreement with RIMAP Hospitality to debut Moxy Hotels brand to Montreal.
Hyatt continues to expand brand presence of independent hotels in Canada with new hotel joining JdV by Hyatt brand and another slated to join later this year
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation is rocketing towards the largest expansion in the history with the addition of 103 properties to its global portfolio of hotels and destinations.
According to analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), the Canadian hotel construction pipeline continued to expand at the close of Q2 2020 with 296 projects / 39,645 rooms. The construction pipeline is up 8% by projects and 11% by rooms, year-over-year (YOY).
AccorHotels has cleared all antitrust approvals in relevant jurisdictions, satisfying one of the closing conditions of the pending acquisition of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has announced it has reached an agreement with Easton’s Group of Hotels to open the second Element Hotel in the Greater Toronto Area and renovate Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport. The eight-story Element Toronto Airport will open in summer 2018 adjacent to the seven-story Four Points Toronto Airport, which will remain open throughout the US$4 millionrenovation.