Profiling Hotelier Corinne Lund of The James

As Operating Manager of Saskatoon’s first boutique hotel, Corinne Lund refuses to compromise. Despite landing in the hotel industry on a whim, “almost immediately I knew this...

Hotelier: Randy Zupanski, Westin, St. Francis, San Francisco

Even as a child, Randy Zupanski knew he wanted to work in the hotel industry, but little did he know that one day he’d be running the...

Stacy Manning Celebrates a Decade at Westin Trillium House

It was during her last year of high school that  Stacy Manning realized she wanted to work in the hotel industry. “I finished my last year in Europe,...

Profiling Hotelier Jean-François Pouliot

As the GM of the only W branded hotel in Canada, Jean-François Pouliot is in a league of his own. Since landing at the hip 152-room hotel located...

Profiling Hotelier Didier Luneau

Even as a child, Didier Luneau knew he wanted to work in hotels. “I was fascinated by the hotel lobbies that I could glimpse from the street,”...

Larry Laite of the Rock-inspired Jag Hotel in St. John’s

Larry Laite is a firm believer that anyone who works in the hotel industry needs to have service in their soul. It’s a mantra that guides him...

Hotelier: Fernando Fernandes, Hôtel Birks, Montreal

For almost 140 years, the Birks name has been synonymous in Canada with upscale jewelry. Now, with the recent opening of the Hôtel Birks in Montreal, the...

Third-generation Hotelier Jason Stafford Discusses the Boutique Manoir Hovey Experience

When Jason Stafford was six years old he declared himself in charge of food quality control at the hotel his family owned. “I became a foodie at...

Hotelier: Tim Terceira, St. Regis Hotel, Toronto

The maxim that you can’t go home again clearly doesn’t apply to Tim Terceira. Three years ago, the hotelier left the posh Ritz-Carlton Toronto to head to...

Profiling Hotelier Robert Mercure of Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

When the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) announced the appointment of Robert Mercure to the CTC Board of Directors earlier this spring, it affirmed what many already knew:...