Fogo Island Inn’s Zita Cobb Wins Hotelier of The Year

Zita Cobb is not your typical hotelier. But, then, nothing about the Fogo Island Inn — the hotel Cobb built in the remote reaches of Newfoundland —...

Hotel Brand and Property Refreshing Can Boost Lacklustre Business

  In 1999, U.K.-based hotel investment firm Palm Holdings landed in Canada with a plan to convert a tired property on Toronto’s lakefront into a Four Points by...

Unwelcome Guests

Bed bugs have hoteliers itching to eliminate reputational damage. Hotels have been dealing with unwanted guests for years, from cockroaches to mice. But the...

Zita Cobb Talks Social Entrepreneurship at Fogo Island Inn

Rosanna Caira: What inspired you to enter the hospitality industry? Zita Cobb: I’m a Newfoundlander, so everybody tangled up in Newfoundland knows genetically and culturally we’re predisposed to...

The Top 50 Hotel Shining Stars

When the 2008/’09 recession hit, industry analysts predicted it would last — at most — a couple of years and that, by the time 2012 rolled around,...

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...

Rosewood Hotel Georgia Is Reborn After Massive Restoration

The best hotels have stories upon which a legacy was built — colourful accounts of guests and events that have made their mark and helped define landmarks....

Money Talks: Low Cost of Borrowing Encourages Development Opportunities

After a few tumultuous years, hotel financing is back in a big way, but borrowers ready to take the plunge should be prepared to navigate mindfully. ...

The Top 50 Report: How Canada’s Leaders Achieved Top-line Growth Through Acquisitions

Hoteliers padded their portfolios last year as they gobbled up the competition through a slew of acquisitions. Marriott’s purchase of Delta Hotels and Resorts perfectly illustrates the...

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),...