• Resort industry mourns Robert Downing's passing Ontario’s hospitality industry is mourning the loss of one of its mentors. Robert Downing, 80, passed away peacefully on Wednesday (July 15) at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital in Orillia.

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  • Alison Taylor named Starwood SVP, sales STAMFORD, Conn. — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced on June 26 that Alison Taylor has assumed the role of senior vice-president of Starwood’s sales organization.

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  • John Teljeur named Pinestone Resort GM HALIBURTON, Ont. — Vrancor Group announced on July 3 that it has named John Teljeur general manager of Pinestone Resort & Conference Centre, in Haliburton, Ont.

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  • Jamie Macaulay named exec chef, Digby Pines Resort DIGBY, N.S. — It was announced in June that Jamie Macaulay has joined Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa, in Digby, N.S., as executive chef.

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  • Home Suite Home Today's travellers expect a first-class, at-home-calibre sleep experience.

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  • Accommodating employees with disabilities Employers identify managing and accommodating an employee with a physical or mental disability as one of the most difficult human resource challenges.

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  • Liberated Pairing: Wine + Food Mark de Vere of Robert Mondavi, one of only a few Masters of Wine in the U.S., has a theory deemed heresy by some.

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  • Your hotel’s addictiveness For a fresh perspective on the guest experience, let’s reframe it in terms of chemicals — that is, how a brain responds to micro- and macro-interactions by releasing certain neurotransmitters.

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  • Leyard LED Videowall Leyard’s 12-foot-wide full HD LED videowall features a high pixel-pitch resolution of 1.9 mm, to maximize audience engagement.

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  • Syracuse China collection The new Syracuse China Atherton collection by Libbey Foodservice features a textured ring embossment adorning the rim, drawing the eye to the centre of the plate.

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  • Online monitoring system Availpro’s Sentinel e-reputation solution give hotels centralized access to all opinions posted online (using a single interface).

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  • ProWorks disposable gloves ProWorks disposable gloves are made from nitrile synthetic polymer and provide dexterity and elasticity similar to latex.

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  • Best Western launches executive blog

  • PHOENIX, ARIZ. — Best Western International announced on July 9 that it has launched “It’s Personal,” a blog written by top executives
  • IHG launches Spire Elite membership level

  • TORONTO — InterContinental Hotels Group announced on July 10 Spire Elite, IHG Rewards Club’s new top membership level introduced to reward its most loyal members.