Steve Ball

Official say the Ottawa business community is “clamouring” for better transportation connections to Toronto, Montreal and the U.S.
The province’s decision to eliminate its funding to Ottawa Tourism is a “significant hit” that will force the local marketing organization to make tough spending choices, its leader said
More than 1,000 homes could be put back on Ottawa’s housing market if the city cracked down on owners who have converted their properties into “ghost hotels” on Airbnb, a new report sugge
As the head of the region’s main hotel industry association, Steve Ball sees plenty of room for growth in a local hospitality industry that enjoyed its best year ever in 2017 and followed
I can't tell you how many times I've scurried past the Embassy Hotel & Suites without taking much notice of it. Not anymore.
Ottawa’s mayoral challengers clashed over how to boost public safety in the ByWard Market and the need to regulate online accommodation platforms such as Airbnb during an all-candidates debate Mond
The momentum Ottawa’s tourism industry gained during a record-breaking Canada 150 year appears to be carrying over into the first few mo
After spending decades living the nomadic lifestyle so typical of a top-level hotel manager, Denis Gilles feels like he’s finally where he’s meant to be.
Michael Crockatt calls the Canada 150 celebrations a “great gift” that made 2017 a r
Whether they choose a traditional hotel room or make use of platforms such as Airbnb, Ottawa tourists may find a new tax on their stays in the new year.