Steve Ball

Airbnb to charge 4% tax on rentals, making Ottawa first Ontario municipality to reach agreement with home rental service
New Hilton lodgings are set to open this fall at the site of the former National Hotel & Suites at 361 Queen St.
Local tourism industry needs a long-term plan to make sure the goodwill generated by city’s Canada 150 celebrations doesn’t go to waste once the glow has faded, experts say
Replacing an existing voluntary levy, the new revenues would bolster Ottawa Tourism campaigns
The head of Ottawa’s hotel association is renewing his call for tighter regulations on Airbnb and services like it after a new study revealed the vast majority of hosts are turning their entire pro
Wet weather, perception that rooms are sold out have tempered what many hoteliers felt would be a record year, industry leaders say.
Climate change seems to be giving skaters less time on the Rideau Canal, at least in the past two years, but the cost of maintaining Ottawa’s signature tourist attraction isn’t shrinking.
Ottawa rates high as an overall travel destination in a new survey, but the city lags behind other many major Canadian cities in air access and needs to better define its identity in mark