What’s the Outlook for Hotel Investments in Canada in 2013?

Many factors continue to align and support hotel investment activity in Canada. Sustainable operating performance, the low cost of capital, relatively steady markets and an abundance of...

Hotels in the Age of Disruption

The tides are changing in the hotel landscape as operators face new competitive forces shaping the way business is conducted. In recent years, consolidation has altered the playing...

Hospitality Executives Dissect the Latest Tech Trends

The future of hotel technology is in your hands — or your pocket, judging by Hotelier magazine’s recent panel discussion, which invited hospitality executives to weigh in...

Airbnb, Starwood and Hotel-Musee Reinvent the Hotel Scene

CONCEPT Airbnb As the story famously goes, Airbnb got its start in 2008, when design-school graduates Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia began renting out air mattresses in...

How Innovative Hotels Serve Up Breakfast

Writer Robert A. Heinlein once famously wrote, “One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.” A hotel breakfast,especially one included with...

Independent Hotel Trends

Idyllic scenery, unique marketing tactics and surprising perks coupled with service excellence are just a few benefits that set independent hotels apart from the competition, but operating...

Timeless Bathrooms and Lavish Showers Make For Happy Hotel Guests

While on a recent reconnaissance mission to sniff out design trends, Vancouver-based interior designer Sharon Bortolotto toured a hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The iconic building had...

Soft Brands Resonate With Choosy Travellers Looking for Unique Experiences

Last month, a group of ladies enjoyed afternoon tea inside the Palm Court at Chicago’s iconic Drake Hotel. Billowy white drapes flowed from the pillars and a...

Is Your Revenue Management Department leading the Curve or Following it?

With so much change taking place in revenue-management (RM), it’s no wonder hoteliers are finding it challenging to keep pace. That said, revenue management has such an...

Hotel du Vieux-Quebec Proves Running An Eco-friendly Hotel Pays Off

Quebec City’s Hôtel du Vieux-Québec (HVQ) has undergone myriad changes in the years since the 18th-century structure was originally built — from housing Augustine nuns in the...