Newcastle Inn owners plan to stay the course

The new owners and operators of the Newcastle Inn, married couple Liz and Carolyn Cooke, stand by the sign for the River Road establishment. The duo plan to keep the same things for the time being at the beloved bed and breakfast. (photo by Evan Houk) Newcastle Inn’s new owners, …

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City of Welland will allow short-term rentals

Council decides to allow short-term rentals, with regulations to be put in place early next year. The City of Welland has decided to allow short term rentals. Short-term rental is defined as accommodation rented for 28 days or less, but does not include a bed and breakfast, hotel / motel …

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Local accommodation or vacation rentals? | Opinion

Your family members’ schedules finally line up, and you can plan a week-long vacation together. You’re hoping to find a place where you can all be together – not in separate hotel rooms that will likely end up on different floors. So you start looking on a website like Airbnb …

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The accommodation sector “surprised” and “perplexed” by the exclusion from the mandate of the Covid-19 vaccine

Accommodation executives say they can’t understand why the government has excluded it from a Covid-19 vaccine mandate that applies to the hospitality industry but not to accommodation. Last week, the government said vaccinations would be mandatory for staff at businesses where vaccination certificates were required for customers, including hotels, hairdressers …

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