Kate Sullivan Joins Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

TORONTO — Kate Sullivan has joined the executive management team at the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto as its new director of Sales. “We are delighted to welcome Kate in...

Konrad Gstrein Appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

TORONTO — Konrad Gstrein is the new general manager of Four Seasons Hotel Toronto — his sixth appointment with the company. Gstrein’s started with Four Seasons in 2001...

Michael Bertuzzi Joins Centennial College as Professor of Tourism and Hospitality

TORONTO — Michael Bertuzzi has joined the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts at Centennial College. A passionate tourism professional, Bertuzzi has more than 15 years of...

Bellstar Announces Two New Executive Appointments

CALGARY — Calgary-based hotel and resort-management company Bellstar Hotels & Resorts has appointed two new executives to its team. Michel Joncas is the new VP of Operations...

Jay Wetzel Named New VP of Food and Beverage for Virgin Hotels

MIAMI, Fla. — Virgin Hotels recently appointed Jay Wetzel as the company’s new VP of Food and Beverage. Wetzel will oversee the general direction of the category...

MyCheck Unveils ‘Front Desk Widget’

NEW YORK — Designed by MyCheck, the “Front Desk Widget” mobile widget is now available to any hotel running on the Micros-Opera platform — with others soon...

Selling Peace and Quiet

By Del Williams For hotels and motels located near noisy streets, highways, train tracks, airports or urban city walks, keeping external noise from penetrating into what should be...

Victoria Nickle Named Senior Spa Director for the Americas at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

TORONTO — Victoria Nickle has joined the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto as senior Spa director for the Americas. Nickle will manage the Hotel’s award-winning 17-room spa —...

Maestro PMS Acquires Navicom Inc. Software Assets

MARKHAM, Ont. — Maestro PMS — a provider of enterprise hotel-management software for independent hotels, resorts and multi-property groups — has entered into an agreement to acquire...

Driving Success: Getting to Know the New Owner of the Four Seasons Toronto

Shahid Khan wasn’t looking to buy a hotel, let alone the Four Seasons Toronto — the vaunted flagship of the acclaimed global hotel chain. But when the...