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Hyatt Regency Brand Unveils Global Marketing Campaign
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the launch of a multi-million dollar integrated global marketing campaign for the Hyatt Regency brand. "It's Good Not to Be Home," the largest campaign in Hyatt Regency's nearly 50-year history, celebrates ways Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts, a member of the Hyatt Gold Passport® family of brands, helps its guests make the most of being away. This goes against the assumption that guests are always looking for a home away from home while traveling. Read more here.
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto Appoints Industry Veteran Robert Housez as General Manager

The Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, announced today the appointment of Robert Housez as General Manager.

Mr. Housez is a graduate of McGill University and has also completed the Advanced Management Program for the Hospitality Industry at the University of Guelph. With more than 30 years experience in the industry, he has also held senior management positions with several hotel and resort brands such as Hilton Hotels, Delta Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels as well as the InterContinental Hotels Group. Read more here.

The Ontario By Bike Network Continues to Roll - Launching Redesigned Website
Cycle Tourism in Ontario continues to gain momentum and, having recently launched a responsive design website with an improved user experience, the Ontario By Bike Network wants to bring hotels in the Greater Toronto Area along for the ride. Ontario By Bike is province's definitive source for cycle tourism information, featuring mountain biking, road cycling and trail information in Toronto and 32 other jurisdictions throughout Ontario. Read more here.
Vrancor Welcomes 2 Award-Winning Hotels: Novotel Toronto-North York and Novotel Toronto-Mississauga
Vrancor Group, owner and operator of 15 branded and independent hotels throughout Ontario, is proud to announce the acquisition of the 260-room Novotel Toronto-North York and 325-room Novotel Toronto-Mississauga Centre hotels. Read more here.
Destination Canada strengthens leadership team with three new appointments.
Destination Canada has made three key appointments to bolster its senior leadership team. With competition in the international tourism marketplace getting fiercer by the month amid growing numbers of global travellers, these three appointments will bring real benefits to the organization and Canada’s tourism industry as a whole. Read more here.
Road Closures - Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
This Saturday, October 3rd from sunset to sunrise is the Scotiabank Nuit Blanche festival in the downtown core. Click here for Street Closure Notifications from the City of Toronto.

For more information on the festival, click here.
Ontario Continuing to Increase Minimum Wage
As announced earlier this year, Ontario is raising the general minimum wage from $11 to $11.25 per hour, effective October 1, 2015.Read more here
Mike Brower Named Chief Operating Officer for G6 Hospitality
G6 Hospitality today announced Mike Brower has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, effectively immediately.  He will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Amorosia. Read more here.