From The Editor: Clean Sweep

As the hotel industry was priming to close the door on another year, disconcerting news surfaced in the media. It turns out several chains — both in...

Editor’s Page – Speaking to the World

Last month the eyes of the world were glued on China as the Summer Olympics unfolded in Beijing. Like each one before it, the global sports fest...

From The Editor: Moving Forward

Last year started on a positive note, with great expectations the economy was on a fast track to recovery; but the year ended on a low note...

From the Editor: Primed For Success

As we hit the halfway mark of 2017, hotel pundits continue to define where the industry is at in terms of the cycle, with many wondering whether...

Editor’s Page: Money on the table

Despite the doom and gloom reports of recent months, better days are coming — we just have to get through the next year and ensure that business...

From the Editor: The Art of Collaboration

In the hotel world, collaboration is more than a requirement, it’s an art. As Christiane Germain, co-president of Groupe Germain Hospitalité, said last month while speaking on...

Editor’s Page – Bucking the Trend

As hotel investors converge on Toronto for that annual rite of passage called the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC), a groundswell of uncertainty is cresting. With eyes...

From the Editor: All About the Numbers

As any hotelier knows, metrics are an important tool to measure success.  Sure, the hotel industry is all about people, whether we’re talking about  hotel guests or...

Editor’s Page: Planting the Seeds

Time has marched on. Suddenly, it’s a new year chockfull of resolutions and ‘must do’s’. Time has marched on. Suddenly, it’s a new year chockfull...

Editor’s Page: Making the Cut

The calendar may officially signal a new year in January, but September signals transition like no other month. As we leave the lazy days of summer behind...