Uplight Group Brings Innovative European Lighting Designs to North America

MIAMI — Uplight Group, a new lighting company focused on distributing contemporary lighting for residential and contract/hospitality markets, has chosen four brands for its initial portfolio of...

ADA Offers Its First Fairtrade-Certified Hotel Cosmetics Line

TORONTO — The Cranberry Golf Resort in Cranberry Village, Ont. now offers its guests sustainable hotel cosmetics from Fair CosmEthics by ADA International — ADA’s first Fairtrade-certified...

Bradley Corp. Introduces Baby, Toddler Changing Stations

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Bradley Corp. is introducing its new Toddler Seat and Baby Changing Stations. Bradley’s Model 964 Toddler Seat is rated to support up to 50...

Victoria + Albert Offers Unlacquered Brass

TORONTO — Victoria + Albert Baths has introduced new unlacquered brass finishes. Brass fixtures have made a resurgence in popularity following its peak in the 90s. In response...

From the Editor: Ripe for Change

The rate of change continues to impact the hotel landscape. Nowhere is this more evident than on this year's Top 50 Report (see story on p.23). Mergers...

Examining Quebec’s Multifaceted Hotel Scene

The province of Quebec has a rich and illustrious history that is distinct from any other province in the country. Needless to say, its hotel history is...

East Coast Pride: D.P. Murphy Continues to Define East-Coast Hospitality

Danny Murphy began his career as an owner/operator in the hospitality business 37 years ago, when he bought two Tim Hortons stores in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Since then,...

Upward Trajectory: The Canadian Hotel Industry is Reaping the Benefits of Tourism Growth

Canada recorded its second-highest number of visitors in 2016 — higher than any other year since 2002, according to Destination Canada. This was good news for the...

The Unique Challenges of the Independent Hotel Segment

As the second half of 2017 approaches, mergers, acquisitions and rebranding initiatives continue to dominate Canada’s branded-hotel sector. In the midst of strong brand proliferation, however, it’s...

Hotelier: Franck Arnold, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

To say Franck Arnold is an accomplished hotelier is an understatement. The 50-year-old GM of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto has earned a professional diploma and degree...