Electrolux Professional Supports Parq Vancouver

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Parq Vancouver, the largest private development in British Columbia, has equipped its eight restaurant and lounge concepts with Electrolux Professional solutions. “Being able to work...

Hotelier: Bill Lewis, Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria

The words “fun” and “energy” seem to come up quite often in conversations with Bill Lewis. The GM of the Magnolia Hotel & Spa in Victoria, B.C....

Energy Efficiency Lights the Way to Savings and Customer Satisfaction

Being energy efficient can pay dividends, improve the guest experience and create goodwill through environmental and social responsibility. But, improving energy efficiency requires planning and thought when...

Housekeeping is Being Slowly Transformed by Technology

While everything from the front desk to food and beverage has been impacted by new technology developments, the housekeeping department, relatively speaking, remains stuck in the dark...

Hotels are Offering a Modern Take on Breakfast and In-Room Dining

We know breakfast is the most important meal of the day — especially for hotel guests. Although many guests would rather “grab and go” than linger over...

Destination Wellness: a Look at the Latest in Hotel Gym and Spa Services

For most travellers, the effects of globalization are clear: destinations feature the same stories and the same items that can be found at home. But, travellers want...

Feels Like Home: the Merits of the Extended-Stay Model

"A home away from home" — a familiar saying to us all, but what does it really mean? For the guest at an extended-stay hotel, it means...

Modular Construction is Gaining Favour within Canada

With an assembly system vaguely resembling a game of Tetris, modular construction is anything but a puzzle to purveyors of the style. It’s a solution both builders...

The Top 50 Report: The Canadian Hotel Industry Continues to Thrive

Last year boasted strong growth for the Canadian hotel industry, thanks in large part to an increase in international visitors. In fact, data from Tennessee-based STR shows...

Create Differentiation with Breakfast Offerings that go Beyond the Basic

The same old bacon and eggs or oatmeal and raisins won’t win you admiration from guests nowadays. They’ve seen and eaten it all. Knowing this, though, breakfast...