Rising Up Hospitality’s Corporate Ladder

“Sometimes,” sighs Trevor Bracher, director of Service Culture for Stamford, Conn.-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts, “running a hospitality business feels like you’re trying to change a tire...

What’s Your Stance on OTAs?

In short, online travel agencies are commoditizing the hospitality industry. On the surface, they offer a lucrative channel to heighten exposure and increase bookings,...

Housekeeping: Hotel Cleanliness Isn’t An Option, It’s a Must

Some hotel guests are slobs, some are neat freaks, but when it comes to housekeeping at Canada’s hotels — whether it’s a locally owned boutique inn, a...

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...

Playing the Trump Card

The Trump International Hotel & Tower arrives in Toronto, inspiring champagne wishes and caviar dreams When Talon International Development, owners of Toronto’s Trump International Hotel & Tower, purchased...

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...

Temple Hotels: From One Hotel to 30 in Less than a Decade

  It started less than 10 years ago with the purchase of one hotel — a charming 179-room property called Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort, located in the...

Sounding Off: Investment Roundtable

Once again this year, Hotelier partnered with Starwood Hotels and Resorts to host the second-annual Investment Roundtable Last year was supposed to signal new...

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...

Toronto’s IIDEX Canada Show, a Blueprint for Hottest Hospitality Products

It’s that time of year again, and designers from across the country are gathering to discover new design and architectural trends at IIDEX Canada. To be held...