• Sandman Hotel Accepts Bitcoin for Hotel Reservations
    Friday, 18 July 2014 10:36

    VANCOUVER — Sandman Hotel Group has announced that it is now accepting bitcoin as a valid form of payment. Guests can make reservations at more than 40 hotels across Canada using the online currency.

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  • Newly Signed DoubleTree by Hilton in Halifax
    Thursday, 17 July 2014 08:25

    HALIFAX — Hilton Worldwide announced the signing of a new hotel in Halifax — The Hollis Halifax, A DoubleTree Suites by Hilton.

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  • Karan Suri Named Executive Chef at Fairmont Vancouver Airport
    Tuesday, 15 July 2014 10:47

    Executive-Chef-Karan-Suri-Fairmont-Vancouver-Airport-High-Res.jpgVANCOUVER — Following several international posts, Karan Suri has been appointed executive chef at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport.

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  • Profiling Hotelier Patrick Regina
    Thursday, 03 July 2014 12:34

    Patrick-ReginaPatrick Regina has a special attachment to the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa in Markham, Ont. “I spent my wedding night in one of its lovely suites some 20-plus years ago, and, while I was managing a smaller property back then, I remember saying to my wife as we were checking out that, one day, I would like to return to this incredible property as GM.” Fast-forward to today, and Regina is at the helm of the 502-suite Markham landmark.

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  • How to Keep Hotel Guests Digitally Connected
    Thursday, 03 July 2014 10:38

    digitalscreenThere’s been a huge rise in guest expectations regarding in-room technology over the past few years, but these expectations aren’t exactly focused on any specific,wow-inducing gadgets; it’s really all about faster, stronger,more reliable Internet connectivity. Today’s hotel guests are now very likely to arrive with at least three of their own devices on hand (a tablet, a smartphone, perhaps a laptop, too) and an expectation that they’ll be able to reliably connect all of those to the Internet in their guestroom at the same time.

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