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Iberostar Set To Open New Flagship Hotel in Havana

Iberostar Set To Open New Flagship Hotel in Havana Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is set to open a new flagship property – the Iberostar Grand Packard – its first luxury hotel in the heart of Old Havana. Combining the original architecture of the property with modern innovation and luxury, the hotel chain has refurbished this historic... more ›
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SLH, Hyatt Launch Loyalty Alliance

SLH, Hyatt Launch Loyalty Alliance Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) have announced plans to bring World of Hyatt members opportunities to enjoy loyalty benefits in many more places. The launch is targeted for the end of the year. Hyatt, with more than 700 hotels worldwide, and SLH, a... more ›
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Stay and Play at the CNE With Hotel X Toronto

Stay and Play at the CNE With Hotel X Toronto For the first time ever, guests to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) can stay directly on the fair grounds, at the newly opened Hotel X Toronto. With a special CNE package, guests can go straight from the Ferris wheel to a luxurious suite. The package includes two general admission... more ›
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ACV Adds Catalonia Hotels to Sun Product Line

ACV Adds Catalonia Hotels to Sun Product Line Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has added Catalonia Hotels and Resorts to its 2018-2019 Sun product line-up. Spanish-owned, Catalonia has 67 hotels (55 located in Spain), including the family friendly Catalonia Bavaro Beach & Golf Resort or Catalonia Playa Maroma and the adults-only Catalonia... more ›
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Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel Open For Reservations

New Property Ideal for Solo, Budget-Conscious Travellers

Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel Open For Reservations When Whistler, BC's Pangea Pod Hotel opens its doors later this month, officials say it will revolutionize the hospitality industry by bringing chic and price-conscious solo accommodation to one of North America's top tourist destinations. The first hotel of its kind in Canada, Pangea's... more ›
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Aeroplan Renews Partnership With InterContinental

Aeroplan Renews Partnership With InterContinental Aeroplan has announced the renewal of a multi-year agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). IHG is a global hotel company with nearly 5,400 hotels in almost 100 countries across leading brands, including Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Hotel Indigo. In addition to the current... more ›
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Loews Chicago Joins ‘Shedd The Straw’ Initiative

Loews Chicago Joins ‘Shedd The Straw’ Initiative Loews Chicago Hotel has joined Shedd Aquarium’s “Shedd The Straw” initiative to reduce the use of single-use plastic straws throughout the hotel. Loews Chicago is the first hotel to join the initiative aimed at reducing single-use plastic straws in order to reduce waste and improve... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Responsible Travel

InterContinental Celebrates Canadian Milestone

100 Holiday Inn Express Hotels Open in Canada

InterContinental Celebrates Canadian Milestone IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has crossed the milestone of 100 open Holiday Inn Express hotels in Canada, with the recent opening of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Trois-Rivières in Quebec. Located at 2000 rue des Grands-Marchés in Trois-Rivières, the 111-room hotel is owned... more ›
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Dromoland Castle Completes €20 Million Refurbishment

Dromoland Castle Completes €20 Million Refurbishment Ireland's Dromoland Castle, the 16th century luxury castle hotel in County Clare, has completed its final phase of a full-scale €20 million refurbishment. Steeped in Irish history, the castle’s owners worked under the guidance of members of the Irish Georgian Society to respect... more ›
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Power Of The People

Consumer Choice Trumps America First

Power Of The People Donald Trump’s exhortation of “America First” and all the debate around NAFTA might have some in the travel industry wondering: how does this affect me? Quite likely much more than you think, writes Brett Walker in an exclusive commentary in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
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