The Ascend Hotel Collection is Climbing to New Heights in Canada

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One could argue the hotel industry’s first “soft brand,” the Ascend Hotel Collection, was born from a company that started with a similar model. ...

Company of the Year: Hilton Canada

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It’s a great time to operate a hotel in Canada and for Hilton Canada, Hotelier’s Company of the Year, which celebrated 100 years of operation...

The 2018 Design Awards — Winner Profiles

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50-200 Rooms Restaurant/Bar Design STUDIO MUNGE - AKIRA BACK AT BISHA HOTEL, TORONTO By Danielle Schalk Design Highlights: Diners enter the second-floor restaurant via an immersive sculptural staircase with custom...

The Top 50 Report: The Canadian Hotel Industry Continues to Thrive

Last year boasted strong growth for the Canadian hotel industry, thanks in large part to an increase in international visitors. In fact, data from Tennessee-based STR shows...

Fresh Crop: Introducing The Latest Wave of Innovative Hotel Concepts

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Change and innovation are, perhaps, the only constant we can rely upon, which has resulted in a seemingly endless search for the “next big thing.” However, as...

Hotelier: Hani Roustom, The Hazelton Hotel

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Hani Rouston has a natural affinity for the hotel business. The 43-year-old general manager of Toronto’s luxe Hazelton Hotel says hospitality has always been a way of...

Why the Hotel Industry is Embracing Virtual Reality

At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — held in Las Vegas in January — virtual-reality (VR) technology was ubiquitous, with hundreds of booths demonstrating a slew...

Hotel Lobby Design is Key to Making a Good Impression

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In the last decade, the hotel lobby has transformed to become a centrepiece of the guest experience. “It was space that was underutilized in the past,” notes...

Operators Turn to Social Media to Tell Their Brand Stories

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The days of maintaining a company Facebook page have given way to innovative new platforms and tools aimed at telling a brand’s story and engaging with guests....

Hotels in the Age of Disruption

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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...