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  • Moxy

    Moxy Hotels Debuts in Canada

      Moxy Halifax Downtown has officially opened, marking Moxy Hotels debut in Canada. True to the brand, the hotel boldly reinvents the traditional hotel stay with vibrant guest experiences and lively, sociable service. Located in Halifax, the rapidly growing coastal city in Atlantic Canada, the new 160-room hotel is easily accessible to Halifax’s vibrant downtown scene and just steps away from a lively mix of great shopping, spas, galleries, parks, concert venues, and sporting attractions. “As we continue to grow…

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  • Marriott Names VP, Canada Operations

      Marriott International announced that Paul Cahill has been appointed senior vice president, Canada operations, effective February 2024. Cahill will succeed Don Cleary, who will be retiring after more than 34 years with Marriott. Cahill currently serves as area vice president, Canada, Marriott International, where he is responsible for driving both topline and bottom-line results for all Managed by Marriott hotels and all brands in Canada. In his new role, he will serve as a member of the U.S. and…

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    Bennett is New Delta Hotel GM

      Invictus Properties and Delta Hotels by Marriott Kamloops have named Jocelyn Bennett as general manager. “Jocelyn’s strong leadership skills, results-oriented management style and extensive knowledge of our hotel as well as the Kamloops market are a true example of living our values, making her a respected leader and the heartbeat of our establishment,” said Bryan Pilbeam, COO, Invictus Properties. “We’re very proud of Jocelyn and excited for her to lead this team.” With a strong track record of success…

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  • Vancouver Delta Hotels Opens

      Delta Hotels by Marriott Vancouver Delta in British Columbia has opened. Located 15 minutes from the BC Ferries Terminal and 20 minutes from the Vancouver International Airport, the new hotel – part of Delta Hotels by Marriott, from Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 hotel brands – will bring the brand’s signature seamless travel experience for guests to the destination. The hotel is attached to the recently-opened Cascades Casino Delta. “We are thrilled to open the latest Delta Hotels by…

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    Prabhakar Named St. Regis Toronto GM

      The St. Regis Toronto has appointed Hiren Prabhakar as general manager. He brings 29 years of hospitality experience in luxury and full-service hotels to his new role at the property. His illustrious career has seen him in roles across India, Dubai, Poland, Spain, Germany, Zambia, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and Canada. A member of the Marriott team for the past eight years, Prabhakar most recently opened the Toronto Marriott Markham, the first newly built, re-designed Marriott in Canada. Previously, he led the…

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  • Dorian

    The Dorian in Calgary Confirms Opening

      The Dorian, Autograph Collection & Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Downtown (The Dorian), Calgary’s first and only lifestyle hotel is getting ready to open its doors on July 21, 2022. Located in the heart of the city’s business district, the Dorian features a boutique-inspired design and 137 uniquely themed guest rooms The dual-brand Autograph Collection and Courtyard by Marriott will feature 306 guestrooms in downtown Calgary and be the first ‘stacked’ hotel in the city’s downtown that caters to two…

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  • Marriott Promotes Longtime Execs to President, CEO

    Marriott International has a new president and CEO in Stephanie Linnartz and Tony Capuano, respectively. The two veteran Marriott executives had been sharing responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company’s business units and corporate functions since early February, when former president and CEO Arne Sorensen stepped back from full-time management to focus on his health. Sorenson passed away shortly thereafter on Feb. 15, after an almost two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. “Tony has played a critical role in…

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    Hotel Chain Incentivizes Vaccination with Financial Reward

    Employees at Marriott hotels will receive the equivalent of four hours of pay if they get vaccinated for COVID-19. The hotel chain made the announcement March 4. “Marriott International is confident that vaccination is a key measure, along with mask wearing, social distancing and stepped up cleanliness protocols and hygiene practices, in minimizing the spread of COVID-19,” says Marriott’s global chief human resources officer, David Rodriguez. “As vaccines become more widely available, this will create a safer environment for all…

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  • Marriott Offers COVID-19 Testing for Group Meetings

    As part of ongoing steps to help instil confidence for meeting professionals and attendees, Marriott International has introduced optional COVID-19 testing. Tests can be self-administered by guests prior to travel or administered by a third-party provider on-site at the hotel. The initiative builds upon health protocols already in place as part of the recent launch of Connect with Confidence, a program empowering meeting professionals to identify and tailor solutions that best meet the needs of their attendees. “We engaged industry-leading…

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  • Five Hotel Openings to Look Forward to in 2021

    Canada’s hotels have been hammered by COVID-19, with occupancy rates falling as low as 18.8 per cent during the first full week of April 2020, so news of vaccine readiness in November was welcomed by the industry. As immunizations now rollout, there’s renewed hope that existing hotels will recover losses this year and new ones won’t have to offer the deep discounts that have become all too commonplace to fill suites. But although optimistic, there’s no certainty this will be…

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