Hotel Association of Canada Appoints New Director of Government Relations

OTTAWA — Alana Baker is the new director of Government Relations for The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC). An award-winning, seasoned government relations, public relations and communications professional,...

Drummonds Taps Receive North American Approval

NORMANDY, U.K. — Drummonds’ taps and shower mixers have received IAPMO (International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials) certification for use in North America. “As a U.K. brand...

Ali Osman Joins Four Seasons Whistler

WHISTLER — Ali Osman is the new resort manager at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler. A Four Seasons veteran, Osman has held positions in Cairo, Toronto, the...

Villeroy & Boch Introduces New Stella Vogue Product Line

GERMANY — Stella Vogue from Villeroy & Boch lends charm and elegance to any table presentation with its delicate, round shape made of fine, white, premium bone...

Assa Abloy Named Best Locks Vendor

STOCKHOLM — Assa Abloy Hospitality has been awarded the 2016 Vendor's Trophy for Best Locks Vendor in the Hotel Industry. The annual ceremony — sponsored by renowned...

InnVest Announces New CEO

TORONTO — InnVest Hotels LP — a limited partnership formed under the laws of the Province of Manitoba — has appointed Li Chen as CEO of InnVest...

Sealed Air Sells New Diversey to Bain Capital Private Equity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sealed Air Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its...

Hotelier: Hani Roustom, The Hazelton Hotel

Hani Rouston has a natural affinity for the hotel business. The 43-year-old general manager of Toronto’s luxe Hazelton Hotel says hospitality has always been a way of...

Why the Hotel Industry is Embracing Virtual Reality

At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — held in Las Vegas in January — virtual-reality (VR) technology was ubiquitous, with hundreds of booths demonstrating a slew...

Hotel Lobby Design is Key to Making a Good Impression

In the last decade, the hotel lobby has transformed to become a centrepiece of the guest experience. “It was space that was underutilized in the past,” notes...