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Lakeview Hotel Investment Corp. Provides Business Update

WINNIPEG — Lakeview Hotel Investment Corp. recently released an update on its business operations and the impact of COVID-19.  All six of the company’s owned and operated hotels are currently open, with modified operations to ensure the health and safety of employees and guests. These modifications include closing all food-and-beverage …

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Canadian Hotel Occupancy Drops to 14.8 Per Cent

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Canadian hotel industry recorded steep year-over-year declines in three key performance metrics during the week of March 22 to 28, 2020, according to data from STR. In a year-over-year comparison, the industry reported a 76.1-per-cent drop in occupancy to 14.8 per cent, a 25.1-per-cent decrease in …

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Federal Government Provides Updates on Economic Response Plan

(stock image) On April 1, the Government of Canada provided updates on support measures included in its COVID-19 Economic Response Plan.  In a press conference, Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, provided further details on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, which will provide 75-per-cent of each employee’s salary for all businesses …

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Tourism HR Canada Offers Free Emerit Training Modules

stock image OTTAWA — Tourism HR Canada is offering a selection of its Emerit online-training modules free of charge. The included modules are available in both English and French and can assist with ongoing training needs, as well as give those whose jobs have been impacted by COVID-19 the opportunity …

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IHG Connecting Hotel Workers with Job Opportunities

ATLANTA — InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has launched the IHG Hotel Colleague Job Center to support its U.S.-based hotel employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company, which has temporarily closed or significantly reduced operations at a number of its hotels, will provide resources, advice and guidance through the new …

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Rob Katz Donates $2.5 Million to Support Mountain Communities

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Vail Resorts’ CEO, Rob Katz and his wife, author Elana Amsterdam, are donating more than $2.5 million to provide immediate support for Vail Resorts employees and the mountain towns where the company operates. The donation will be distributed through the Katz Amsterdam Charitable Trust, which was established …

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