Paul Gregory is Setting the Stage for Success at The Bruce Hotel

It was the organized chaos and fast pace of hotels that first seduced Paul Gregory into the hospitality industry. “I remember finishing my first week and being...

Philip Meyer’s Relationship-building Skills Have Brought Success to the Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Philip Meyer has been a fixture on the Vancouver hospitality scene for almost two decades. During much of that time, he worked at the renowned Wedgewood Hotel...

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...

Chris Loane Fosters a Creative Environment at The Drake Devonshire

When the Drake Devonshire opened last year in the rural oasis of Prince Edward County (P.E.C.), Ont., the anticipation was palpable both in the county and in...

Nicholas Gandossi, Opus Vancouver, Stays Ahead of the Curve

Nicholas Gandossi probably never imagined a short stint at a quick-service restaurant as a teenager would lead him to the hotel industry, but it did. “My first...

Profiling Hotelier Edwin Frizzell of Fairmont Royal York

Edwin Frizzell has helmed many hotels throughout his extensive career, but these days he’s the new kid on the block at The Fairmont Royal York hotel, where...

Profiling Hotelier Mickael Damelincourt

When Mickael Damelincourt started working at Trump hotels, there was only one property in the luxury collection. Eight years later, 10 hotels dot the North American landscape,...

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,”...

Profiling Hotelier Patrick Regina

Patrick Regina has a special attachment to the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa in Markham, Ont. “I spent my wedding night in one of its...

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...