21 August 2012
The Hilton Worldwide group is to develop a three-flag hotel as part of its Canadian holdings. The project will be situated in the popular tourist destination of Calgary and there will be properties under the Hilton brands of Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hampton Hotels, and Homewood Suites by Hilton. It is estimated that there is a need for more luxury hotels in the area and the new hotel will be called Calgary Airport Hotel Village.
17 July 2012
The Expedia Insider’s List for 2012 has just been announced and the Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa in Niagara has made the list. This is one of the area’s top luxury hotels and the list is based on rankings and feedback from customers who have stayed there. The list has been put together in order to help tourists to determine which will be the right hotel for them. The list only features 650 properties all over the world, so to be featured on it shows a standard of luxury and service that is extremely high.
06 July 2012
One of Montreal’s top hotels has been recognised as the country’s top hotel based on the reviews given by those who have stayed there. The LHotel is a boutique property based in the Old Montreal district of the city and was rated the highest from the reviews posted on Expedia. The owner of the hotel is Georges Marciano, a big name in the world of fashion.
25 June 2012
Getting married in one of the world’s top luxury hotels is a dream for many couples, and this type of wedding is becoming more and more popular. Those who book their wedding at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel can now benefit from a free honeymoon. This luxury offer is time limited.
29 May 2012
The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Montreal has just been reopened after the completion of a renovation that cost in the region of $200 million. The aim was to give the hotel a modern facelift while retaining many of the original features. The company responsible for the new design is Provencher Roy & Associates of Quebec.
27 April 2012
The ALT Hotels brand is due to expand into some of Canada’s major cities with a number of boutique luxury hotels. Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Winnipeg are among the cities that are set to benefit from the new development by Groupe Germain Hospitality.
19 April 2012
Virtuoso has added the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto to its exclusive Preview programme. The hotel is to be the second property in Canada for the Shangri-La brand of luxury hotels and will have more than 200 luxury rooms. The hotel will cover the first 17 floors of a building that is set to have 65 storeys when it opens in the summer. It has been accepted onto the programme as it offers guests something they cannot find at any other Toronto hotel.
01 March 2012
Toronto is fast becoming one of the world’s leading luxury destinations and the luxury hotels business is booming there, despite the problems seen in some other parts of the world. Throughout 2012 a number of luxury hotels are to be added to the city. No less than five hotels will be opening this year from well-known brands such as Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons.
17 February 2012
The recent TripAdvisor awards have brought a number of luxury hotels to the attention of both business and leisure travellers, and one of these is Le Soleil Vancouver. The hotel made the list of Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Canada. The awards are based on the reviews that are written on the site by hundreds of thousands of people who have stayed in the hotels and have experienced all the facilities for themselves.
22 November 2011
The Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, one of a number of luxury hotels in the city’s downtown area, is offering a range of holiday packages for the festive season. Guests who stay there for a two-night stay booked through a tourism site run by the city will receive a $125 gift card, which can be used at the city’s visitor centre. The idea of the promotion is to celebrate the 125th birthday of Vancouver and to encourage shoppers into the city.
03 November 2011
One of the benefits of staying in a luxury hotel based in a city is that there are usually plenty of shopping opportunities nearby. Some hotels are taking advantage of this by offering exclusive holiday deals that incorporate shopping trips. The Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel is very close to the Eaton Centre shopping precinct, allowing guests to avoid traffic and parking problems. The hotel provides luxury accommodation and all the amenities that are required for an enjoyable stay.
04 October 2011
The Shangri-La Hotel located in Vancouver has launched CHI, a spa facility for both guests and locals. This is one of a range of luxury hotels in the region that has opted to include spa facilities. The hotel itself has 119 rooms and can be found in one of the tallest buildings in the city.