Chesher Equipment Becomes Food Service Solutions

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Chesher Equipment Ltd. has changed its company name to Food Service Solutions Inc. Over the past four years the company has experienced significant growth which...

Best Western Introduces New Line of Bath Amenities

PHOENIX — At its 2017 Convention last week, Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced a new partnership with Burlington, Ont.-based Hunter Amenities International. This partnership will see...

From the Editor: Resilience And Recovery

If hoteliers have learned anything over the past two decades, it’s that nothing is guaranteed and no amount of planning can spare you from extreme situations. Certainly, we’ve had enough examples to...

Swoop Partners with Navitaire

CALGARY — Navitaire, a provider of reservation and retailing systems for low-cost airline carriers, is partnering with Swoop, a low-cost airline backed by WestJet. Navitaire offers a full...

Chris Cahill Takes the Reins of AccorHotels Global Luxury Division

Rosanna Caira: After leaving Fairmont Hotels to go to the Sands Corporation in Las Vegas, you’re back with Fairmont Hotels, through the new ownership of AccorHotels. What...

Renaud Payette Passes Away

Renaud Payette, hotelier and former GM of the InterContinental Toronto Centre, passed away on Sept. 7, in Kyoto, Japan. Payette had been working for the Ishin Hotel...

Hotelier: John Wilson, Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax, N.S.

As one of the first major hotels to open in Canada, the Westin Nova Scotian is steeped in history. Opened in 1930 as one of the original...

Designer Showcase: Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Hilton Garden Inn Calgary, Alt Hotel Ottawa, Alpine...

ANDAZ OTTAWA BYWARD MARKET When Toronto-based Mason Studio began work on the Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market three years ago, the team drew a lot of inspiration from the city...

Spotlight on In-Room Amenities

These days, hotel guests may not be demanding the sky, but apparently they do want fresh air — and they’re willing to pay for it. In fact,...

Why Hotels Are Taking a Closer Look at F&B Offerings

Canada’s foodservice sector is a challenging one in which to thrive, so why would a hotel want to pour resources into its F&B options when there are...