For Lease: the Challenges and Benefits of Third-Party Restaurants

Running a successful hotel business is a complex endeavour, which can be further complicated by the necessity of operating a food-and-beverage outlet that appeals to both guests...

Unbound Luxury: Okanagan’s Spirit Ridge Resort

There was a time when a large part of what is now south-central British Columbia was the territory of the Okanagan First Nation, but after the arrival...

Canada is Set to Maintain a Moderate Rate of Hotel-Development Growth

In the second quarter of 2018, analysts at New Hampshire-based Lodging Econometrics (LE) reported that the total construction pipeline in Canada stood at 240 projects (29,780 rooms),...

Taking Charge: Profiling Six Strong Women Leaders who are Moving the Needle on Gender...

Roz Winegrad Vice-president, Owner and Franchise Servces, Marriott International Definition of success It’s about leaving a legacy of positive and sustainable change. Success is never final…In my current role, and...

Green Key Global Marks 20 Years of Greening the Hotel Industry

Green Key Global has been evaluating and certifying properties in Canada and beyond for more than 20 years and, during that time, has established itself as a...

Home-Grown Talent: Chris Cahill of AccorHotels Talks Shop

ROSANNA CAIRA: What made you want to work in the hotel industry? CC: My grandparents owned a general store and I started working there when I was 10...

Hotel Technology Roundtable

Hotelier: What are the most common challenges hoteliers are trying to solve with technology? Rich Tuckwell: Hoteliers have a huge task when it comes to managing the infrastructure...

Full Steam Ahead: Coverage of the 2018 HAC conference in Toronto

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) hosted its annual conference at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre on February 7 and 8. The...

Examining the Power of Branding

Offering a clearly defined brand promise and delivering a great guest experience drives customer loyalty and value for owners. But, says Heather Balsley, SVP, Americas Brands &...

Alt Hotels Celebrates 10 Years of Affordable Chic

More than a decade ago, Christiane Germain and her brother, Jean-Yves, had four successful boutique hotels under their belts. They were looking to expand Group Germain Hotels...