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...

Investment Roundtable 2013 Addresses Rates, Technology, World Economy and the Future

Hotelier magazine and Starwood Hotels and Resorts host the third-annual Investment Roundtable Rosanna Caira: The last few years have been tumultuous for the...

The Great Divide: How Unionization And Diversity Affects the Work Environment In Canadian Hotels

The news came at the end of September, almost four years to the day from when the drive to unionize began. The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB)...

Choosing The Right Hotel Franchise For You

When it comes to choosing a hotel brand to franchise, there’s more choice than ever. But with that choice, comes a host of tough questions that need...

Chinese Tourism Puts a Spin On Canadian Hospitality

With the number of Chinese tourists travelling to Canada growing by leaps and bounds, hoteliers in major urban centres such as Vancouver and Toronto are learning it...

Hotelier Of The Year: Heather McCrory

Even as a young girl, Heather McCrory was always sociable. The affable McCrory laughs as she recalls school report cards that always featured the same comment: ‘Heather...

Tony Pollard Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

The story of how an idealistic political junkie with a penchant for philosophy wound up becoming president of the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is one of...

Regional Company of the Year: Pomeroy Inn and Suites

It’s been said that winning isn’t everything — but at Pomeroy Inn and Suites Inc., a healthy dose of competition is a big part of its corporate...

Company Of The Year: Fortis Properties

We take a long-term view with less emphasis on short-term fixes and wins,” says Nora Duke, speaking about the company over which she presides. It’s a no-nonsense...

Employee Or Contractor?

I want to hire someone to work at my property. I would like to put them on payroll as an employee, but  the individual  wants to be...