A Look at Trends in Hotel Banquet and Catering Menus

Younger guests, ethnic travellers and environmentally conscious corporations are inspiring a shake-up in traditional banquet and catering menus. Lifestyle changes are driving healthier options, such as vegetarian,...

Hotels are Offering a Modern Take on Breakfast and In-Room Dining

We know breakfast is the most important meal of the day — especially for hotel guests. Although many guests would rather “grab and go” than linger over...

Why Rooftop Gardens are Creating Buzz

As properties move toward sustainable practices, they grow gardens, making use of the only space they have available in their mostly urban environments — the roof. Many...

How Hotel Bars are Crafting Unique Experiences to Entice Guests

The trend in hotel-bar design has moved away from generic-looking hotel lounges serving merely the wayward traveller, to bars featuring unique themes that cultivate experiences. Not surprisingly,...

Serving Up Taste of Place

Canada is a land of distinct regions, each with its own landscape, colours and flavours. These qualities can keep people coming back year after year to recapture...

Why Hotels Are Taking a Closer Look at F&B Offerings

Canada’s foodservice sector is a challenging one in which to thrive, so why would a hotel want to pour resources into its F&B options when there are...

Hoteliers Are Taking F&B to the Next Level

On a typical Saturday night, Toronto’s Thompson Hotel is busy — and not just because a ton of guests have checked in. The Lobby Bar buzzes with...