Furnishing Success

Does your hotel’s furniture sit well with today’s guests? Kyle Phillips has seen a lot of hotel furniture. As a sales director with a...

Art is Becoming a Focal Point of Hotel Design

Gone are the days of static pastel prints in bulky frames. The nature of hotel art has morphed along with evolving design trends, becoming an integral part...

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...

Millennial by Design: How Millennial Tastes are Shaping Hotel Design

The millennial generation’s impact on the world is growing and its needs, values and spending habits are impacting every aspect of the hospitality industry, causing it to...

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...

Designing Outside the Lines: Decorating the Great Outdoors

Andrew Bockner has transformed his fair share of outdoor spaces at hotels. The al-fresco-adoring purveyor behind Andrew Richard Designs, a fine outdoor-furniture showroom in Toronto, shares a...

Designing Hotel Guestrooms To Reflect Local Character

Brand standards may be the determining factor when it comes to certain aspects of hotel design, but, for many hotels, the guestroom is becoming a rich palette...

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...

The New Amenities

When it comes to catering to today’s guests, it’s all about customization In today’s über competitive hotel industry the adage ‘home away from home’...