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...

How Designers are Creating Unique Hotel Experiences

As the hotel industry continues to reshape itself to better align with the habits and expectations of digital-native consumers, hotel design continues to evolve — becoming an...

Why Design-driven Hotels are Attracting Attention

Today’s hotels are more design-driven than ever before, thanks in part to the influence of millennial guests. In the past, the difference between three- and five-star hotels...

Balancing In-room Entertainment and Customer Devices

Today’s guestroom entertainment technology is changing at a rapid pace, and hotels are facing a dilemma keeping guests satisfied with their connection. Guestroom entertainment has become a...

Relaxation Redefined

Spas reinvent themselves to stay current with today's trends. A day at the spa once conjured up images of a restful feminine space featuring...

Luxury Loos: Latest Designs Lighting Up Bathroom Spaces

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...

In Style: Hotel Design Trends 2012

Tapping into 10 design trends that give hotels flair Always innovating and constantly changing, this year’s design trends motivate the newest and hottest hotel...

The New Amenities

When it comes to catering to today’s guests, it’s all about customization In today’s über competitive hotel industry the adage ‘home away from home’...

Shangri-La Brings Asian-inspired Hospitality to Toronto

“Famous designer Adam Tihany once said something that really stuck with me,” recalls Richard Cooke, the newly installed GM of the Shangri-La Toronto. “He said, ‘I can...

The Comfort Zone

Smart building technology is changing the guest experience. When guests arrive at a hotel in Canada — in steamy July or bone-freezing January —...