A Necessary Evil: A Look at The OTAs

Are hoteliers being bitten by the OTA creature they helped create? Twenty-five years ago, Vittorio Di Re was part of a group that had...

The Hospitality Market Report

As a travel destination, Canada has a great deal going for it. A glowing reputation for the Canada brand; favourable exchange rates driving visitation and enhancing purchasing...

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. ...

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 —...

For Oxford Properties Its About the Right Deal at the Right Time

Thanks to an astute strategy of prudent oversight and laser-beam focus, heavy-hitting global real-estate investor, developer and manager Oxford Properties Group Inc. is always poised for great...

Good Runway Ahead: Coverage of the 2019 Investment Roundtable, produced in partnership with Marriott...

Rosanna Caira: How would you best characterize 2018 for your company? Don Cleary: For Marriott, 2018 was the year we...

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....

Hotel Operators Are Upping Their Planet-Friendly Practices

When Justin Keating began running Hôtel du Vieux-Québec full-time in 2008, his vision was decidedly green. The owner and general manager set out to launch various eco-friendly...

Canadian Hoteliers Are Building on the Momentum of 2014’s Investment Landscape

  Canadian hotel investment is off to a robust start in 2015,building on the momentum of $1.3 billion in trades last year. Although investment activity fell short of...

Looking Back at the Hospitality Industry in the ’90s and ’00s

The American tourist took centre stage in the Canadian hospitality industry in the ’90s, but it was technology that transformed business after three years of declining occupancy...