Art is Becoming a Focal Point of Hotel Design

Gone are the days of static pastel prints in bulky frames. The nature of hotel art has morphed along with evolving design trends, becoming an integral part...

Quebec’s Chateau Frontenac Gets a Multimillion Dollar Renovation

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As any hotelier knows, running a hotel business is a challenging endeavour at the best of times. But, add a multimillion-dollar renovation to the mix, and suddenly...

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...

A Look at Reimagined Hotel Meeting Spaces

When 40 guests attended a corporate retreat at Taboo Resort, Golf and Spa in May, it was a beautiful day, and the allure of a patio overlooking...

Canadian Hoteliers Get Creative With Attracting Meetings And Conventions

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When it comes to meetings and conferences, a driver of the Canadian economy and a barometer of tourism, business isn’t what it used to be. Consistent annual...

Today’s Hotels Spas and Pools Offer Healthy, Holistic Experiences

Hollywood glamour — that’s how co-owner Inna Levitan describes the design of the Quartz Crystal Spa on the 31st and 32nd floors of the Trump International Hotel...

Designers are Breathing New Life into Spas and Fitness Facilities

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In the past, spas and fitness spaces were often small rooms tucked away in far corners of hotel properties. But today’s spa and fitness amenities...

Operators Are Reinventing Lobbies as Social Spaces

Lobbies were once designed as functional enclaves where little happened beyond check-ins, checkouts and the occasional ad hoc gathering en route to another destination. “For...

Bigger Minimalist Hotel Guestrooms Are Trending

Saskatoon may evoke miles of monotonous farmland, but there’s nothing dull or primitive about the guestrooms at The James Hotel. The luxury boutique hotel — the first...

Luxury Loos: Latest Designs Lighting Up Bathroom Spaces

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For many hotel guests, the bathroom holds a special place. “It turns out the guest bathroom is the single most important part of the hotel experience,” says...