Access Abilities

How accessible is your property? There was a time when those in the Canadian hospitality industry looked at their disabled guests as a niche market....

Celebrating 20 Years

Two decades after Hotelier launched as a quarterly publication, the industry and the magazine have both grown up Another year, another milestone. As the hotel industry...

Eastern Promises

Luxury hotel opens in Vancouver amid much fanfare In the postcard-perfect city of Vancouver, the newly built, luxurious Shangri-La Hotel lords over the heart of downtown...

Editor’s Page: Money on the table

Despite the doom and gloom reports of recent months, better days are coming — we just have to get through the next year and ensure that business...

Setting Priorities

Yesterday it was pushing the top line. Today, it’s managing investor, employee and lender relations. Hotelier dubbed 2007 the “Year of the Deal,” as hotel transaction...

Stay or Grow?

Mixed-use projects: develop, sell or mothball in today’s environment? Just three years ago, it was almost unheard of to see a new, five-star hotel erected in...

The 4 D’s

Develop, divest, distribute or deal, what’s your best bet for 2009? "Stagnant” and “frozen” are words commonly used to describe the state of today’s economy in...

United Nations

Hoteliers around the globe struggle to put heads in beds during this worldwide recession As the global economy continues its downward spiral, Canadian hoteliers are creatively...

Brand Power – The 2009 Franchise Report

IT’S BEEN A difficult few months in the financial world, and nobody is certain what’s in store for 2009. Leading investment banks have shut down operations, prominent...

Editor’s Page: Planting the Seeds

Time has marched on. Suddenly, it’s a new year chockfull of resolutions and ‘must do’s’. Time has marched on. Suddenly, it’s a new year chockfull...