Buoyed by platforms such as Airbnb Experiences, a new wave of local entrepreneurs is catering to tourists who want to stray from the beaten path and see a different side of the capital
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
During a brief break from the frenzy of activity that always surrounds a new restaurant opening, OCCO Kitchen owner and head chef Mark Steele flashes the grin of an entrepreneur who’s found the ide
Ottawa youth will soon have the chance to experiment with artificial intelligence, quantum computing, nanotechnology and more through a new local chapter of
Anyone renting an Airbnb listing in the nation's capital will have to start paying a four-per-cent hotel tax starting today.
The momentum Ottawa’s tourism industry gained during a record-breaking Canada 150 year appears to be carrying over into the first few mo
Canada's hotels are asking the federal Liberal government to take a heavier hand with online rental services like Airbnb and force the platforms to collect and remit sales tax.
Bed-and-breakfasts will be able to avoid a new four per cent tax on guest accommodations, but Ottawans who rent out rooms on platforms such as
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.