Articles tagged “toronto”

Lyft Is Quietly Catching Up to Uber in Canada Expansion

Lyft Is Quietly Catching Up to Uber in Canada Expansion

Gerrit De Vynck, Bloomberg

Slow and steady may win the race for Lyft, which is surely happy to sit back and let Uber struggle with its high-profile problems.

3 months ago

Lyft Will Enter Canada as Its First Foreign Market

Lyft Will Enter Canada as Its First Foreign Market

Natalie Wong, Bloomberg

In Formula One, a racecar will go where the driver's eyes go. In capitalism, a startup will go where its investors see the most potential for market share gain. In the race between Lyft and Uber in Canada, the real winner now is the consumer, thanks to discounting.

9 months ago

Canadian Officials Consider Selling Part or All of Toronto’s Largest Airport

Canadian Officials Consider Selling Part or All of Toronto’s Largest Airport

Scott Deveau and Josh Wingrove, Bloomberg

Selling a stake to a company that knows how to run an airport well has worked in multiple other markets.

1 year ago

Canada’s Porter Airlines Close to Selling off Distinctive Toronto Island Terminal

Canada’s Porter Airlines Close to Selling off Distinctive Toronto Island Terminal

Scott Deveau, Bloomberg

Porter has been distinctive because of its downtown Toronto airport. We hope applying this asset-light strategy won't ruin this edge.

4 years ago

Toronto Asks Court to Shut Down Uber Due to Safety Concerns

Toronto Asks Court to Shut Down Uber Due to Safety Concerns

Gerrit De Vynck, Bloomberg

Uber has succeeded in regulatory scuffles by tackling each market’s specific concerns and courting its respective leaders one a time, suggesting that it will also efficiently negotiate for this large of a market.

4 years ago

Brands Target LGBT Travelers on YouTube

Brands Target LGBT Travelers on YouTube

Joyce Manalo, Skift

A little humor and pride goes a long way with the growing demographic of LGBT travelers.

4 years ago

Porter Airlines Must Wait for Toronto Island Expansion

Porter Airlines Must Wait for Toronto Island Expansion

Gerrit De Vynck, Bloomberg

We do understand the issues surrounding an airport close to the city center, but we also love the idea of one that's so perfectly positioned and run by such an interesting airline.

5 years ago

Travel bloggers conference a plus for Toronto tourism

Lots of travel bloggers -- and public relations folks looking to hook up with them -- are in Toronto doing some networking and honing their skills. At least the event gives Toronto a boost, given all of those hotel reservations, blog posts and tweets about Toronto tourism.

5 years ago

Porter Airlines will bring jets to Toronto’s urban airport if it can get permission

Porter has built a loyal clientele because of its easy flights from a central location, and there are likely enough influential Toronto business people who rely on them that they'll be able to squash opposition to their new jet plan.

5 years ago

Saudi prince Alwaleed buys Toronto Four Seasons for $200 million

Saudi prince Alwaleed buys Toronto Four Seasons for $200 million

Andy Sambidge, HotelierMiddleEast

Kingdom Holdings already holds a 47.5 percent stake in Four Seasons parent, and is increasing its footprint with this deal, as it continues to buy other upscale luxury properties and companies worldwide.

6 years ago

The growth of luxury hotels in Toronto mirrors the city’s changing landscape

The growth of luxury hotels in Toronto mirrors the city’s changing landscape

The variety of luxury hotels in Toronto portrays the diversity of its evolving neighborhoods with room décor as varied as chic boutique to black-and-white photos of the city’s top athletes.

6 years ago