Further to this, the minister’s office reports as follows.
The Minister personally paid the portion of the expenses in question. (The repayment occurred this morning, and covered the difference in cost between the two hotels, and the cancellation fee.)
Via Twitter, the minister’s spokesman clarifies that the repayment includes the orange juice.
As to the expenses that the member is referring to, Canada books rooms at the same hotel where the conference takes place, where the majority of participants stay.
In switching hotels, Ms. Oda seems to have done the opposite.