Pangea Pod Hotel Implements VingCard Essence Door Locks

STOCKHOLM — Pangea Pod Hotel has installed ASSA ABLOY Global Solution’s Essence door locks at its recently opened location in Whistler, B.C. The...

From the Editor: Driving Guest Satisfaction

What draws guests to your hotel? Is it the power of the brand, pricing, loyalty programs or simply great customer service?

Good Runway Ahead: Coverage of the 2019 Investment Roundtable, produced in partnership with Marriott...

Rosanna Caira: How would you best characterize 2018 for your company? Don Cleary: For Marriott, 2018 was the year we...

Industry Overview: Moderating Hotel Performance May Prompt Investors to Jump Back into the Market

Following two years of near-peak investment levels, Canadian transaction volume dropped by 60 per cent in 2018, falling to $1.4 billion — 22-per-cent lower than...

The Art and Science of Hotel Valuation

They call it “real estate,” but assigning a cash value to a business is — at least partly — an imaginary exercise that requires assigning...

Foreign Investment in Canada’s Hotel Market has Moderated

International capital has slowed its flow into the Canadian hotel market recently — but nobody’s particularly worried. After all, say those with an eye on...

Airbnb is No Longer Cornering the Market on Short-Term Rentals

Although Airbnb has become virtually synonymous with short-term home rentals, there are now a wide range of players in this market, including niche services such...

Mixed-Use Development Allows Owners to Maximize Limited Land

The price of land — when you can find it — in downtown cores such as Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal is as sky-high as the...

Examine the Factors Impacting New Hotel Construction

According to Tony Cohen, EVP of Toronto-based Crescent Hotels & Resorts, the hotel industry has not only become more expensive, but economic conditions across the...

The Broker Report

Amy Bostock: How would you characterize Canadian hotel valuations in 2018? Mark Sparrow: Outside of the Prairies, which continued its climb out...