Overcoming the Challenges of Cyclical Hotel Renovations

There’s something cathartic about smashing a wall to bits. If you’ve ever watched a TV show about renovations, you’ve likely witnessed the happiness on a homeowner’s face...

Quebec’s Chateau Frontenac Gets a Multimillion Dollar Renovation

As any hotelier knows, running a hotel business is a challenging endeavour at the best of times. But, add a multimillion-dollar renovation to the mix, and suddenly...

The Right Design Detail Can Make a Hotel Washroom Shine

Whoever said “design is in the details” may have had hotel bathrooms in mind. After all, it’s those details that can set a bathroom apart, creating luxury...

Bigger Minimalist Hotel Guestrooms Are Trending

Saskatoon may evoke miles of monotonous farmland, but there’s nothing dull or primitive about the guestrooms at The James Hotel. The luxury boutique hotel — the first...

Create Standout Meeting Spaces with Functionality and Flare

Ben Sparrow knows meetings. The CEO of Sparrow Hotels runs three Winnipeg-based hotels: The Mere Hotel, The Norwood Hotel and Inn at the Forks, which comprise 11,750...

Greening a Hotel: From Carbon Offsetting to Solar Power and Recycling

Its no secret hotels are energy hogs. In fact, the average 150-room hotel contributes three tonnes of greenhouse gases to our global environment every day, and, in...

This Trio of Hotel Bathrooms Proves Design Never Needs to Be Compromised

The accoutrements it takes to design a hotel bathroom may differ from segment to segment, but one unifying fact is that guests want to feel like they're...

Hotel Restaurants Rival Standalone Eateries Through Imaginative Decor

Hotel restaurants once had a bad rap. Known as places guests frequented more out of desperation than desire, they were chock-full of uninspiring decor and a menu...

Today’s Hotels Spas and Pools Offer Healthy, Holistic Experiences

Hollywood glamour — that’s how co-owner Inna Levitan describes the design of the Quartz Crystal Spa on the 31st and 32nd floors of the Trump International Hotel...

A Look at Reimagined Hotel Meeting Spaces

When 40 guests attended a corporate retreat at Taboo Resort, Golf and Spa in May, it was a beautiful day, and the allure of a patio overlooking...