Small Luxury Hotels Appoints Larry Mogelonsky as Canadian Ambassador

TORONTO — Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has announced the appointment of Larry Mogelonsky as its Canadian Ambassador. The announcement was made at SLH’s annual...

A Look at New Considerations For Choosing Hotel Building Sites

The guiding principle never changes when it comes to selecting a site for a new hotel property: “location, location, location,” says Stephen Darling, an independent Vancouver-based corporate...

How Operators Are Increasing The Value of Their Existing Assets Through Conversion

Given the prohibitive costs of real estate and new developments in many markets, acquiring and converting existing hotel properties to better suit market needs can be an...

Strong Industry Performance is Making it Easier to Secure Hotel Financing

Hoteliers and would-be hoteliers take note: the time is ripe for you to push your mitts deeply into pockets other than your own — and not withdraw...

Going Strong: Why 2017’s Robust Hotel Investment Landscape is Expected to Continue

Last year was a successful one for hotel investment and the momentum remains strong in 2018. While 2017 finished with many markets hitting all-time highs, in terms...

How Co-Branding Hotels Can Offer Broader Market Reach

Co-branding is a relatively recent phenomenon within the Canadian hospitality landscape, but one starting to be looked at more seriously by hotel companies. Co-branded, or dual-branded properties as...

From the Editor: Pipeline of Opportunities

Sometimes a series of factors converge to create a favourable outcome — a reality hoteliers are discovering as they continue to experience halcyon days. Speak to pundits...

Why Mixed-Use Projects are Thriving in Canada’s Competitive Market

If you ask Manlio P. Marescotti, VP Lodging Development, Marriott Hotels of Canada, when it comes to mixed-use development projects, the sum is greater than the individual...

Hotelier: Theresa Ginter, Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, B.C.

Theresa Ginter always imagined she’d end up working in hotels. The native of Germany planned to attend Hotel Management School in Innsbruck, Austria, but, after returning from...

Investment Roundtable: Top Hotel Executives Weigh In On The Canadian Hotel Landscape

Rosanna Caira: How would you characterize the past year for your company? Kenny Gibson: For Sunray, 2017 was a growth year. We doubled the size of the company...