Hotels

The airport hotel is shown as people walk outside with their luggage at Pearson International Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on February 2, 2021. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is questioning Ottawa’s move to require hotel quarantines for international travellers, saying it may harm lower-income Canadians and infringe on citizens’ mobility rights. Cara Zwibel, a lawyer who heads the organization’s fundamental freedoms program, is calling on the federal government to produce any evidence Canadians are breaching their self-isolation at home — the current requirement for returning passengers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Mandatory hotel quarantines could harm lower-income Canadians: Lawyer

Civil liberties association demands Ottawa carve out quarantine exemptions

 

Agriculture trade show is a must, says Red Deer chamber

Agriculture trade show is a must, says Red Deer chamber

Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce promotes trade show

  • Jul 10, 2020

 

Hotels, airlines, restaurants, transportation and tourism have been particularly hard hit by COVID-19 restrictions, says Ponoka’s mayor.

Ponoka hotel asks town for $4,684 tax break

Request leads to lengthy debate

 

Turning 109 rooms into apartments will bring more people downtown, says the co-owner of the Baymont by Wyndham Hotel. (Artist’s rendering).

Downtown Red Deer hotel to be partially converted into rental apartments

Owners will create 109 bachelor and one-bedroom suites

Turning 109 rooms into apartments will bring more people downtown, says the co-owner of the Baymont by Wyndham Hotel. (Artist’s rendering).
Empty hotels hoping for summer travellers

Empty hotels hoping for summer travellers

Pandemic has hit Alberta hospitality industry hard

Empty hotels hoping for summer travellers
Canada’s $102-billion tourism sector hopes to salvage some business through regional trips and late-summer events, in a June 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

A room with a bleak view: Hoteliers forecast more pain and a long, slow recovery

As the summer travel season dawns, hoteliers and the broader tourism industry…

Canada’s $102-billion tourism sector hopes to salvage some business through regional trips and late-summer events, in a June 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)