Designing Hotel Guestrooms To Reflect Local Character

Brand standards may be the determining factor when it comes to certain aspects of hotel design, but, for many hotels, the guestroom is becoming a rich palette...

New and Improved: Operators Get Serious About Renovation Projects

Renovating your property can be a financially tricky undertaking Judging by recent activity in the hotel sector, operators are getting serious about renovation projects...

Designer Showcase: Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Hilton Garden Inn Calgary, Alt Hotel Ottawa, Alpine...

ANDAZ OTTAWA BYWARD MARKET When Toronto-based Mason Studio began work on the Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market three years ago, the team drew a lot of inspiration from the city...

Furnishing Success

Does your hotel’s furniture sit well with today’s guests? Kyle Phillips has seen a lot of hotel furniture. As a sales director with a...

Canadian Hoteliers Get Creative With Attracting Meetings And Conventions

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...

Designing Outside the Lines: Decorating the Great Outdoors

Andrew Bockner has transformed his fair share of outdoor spaces at hotels. The al-fresco-adoring purveyor behind Andrew Richard Designs, a fine outdoor-furniture showroom in Toronto, shares a...

Bathroom Design has Become Paramount to Overall Guest Experience

With increasingly savvy travellers comes heightened expectations. Guests today not only crave an experience that wows them, but expect it, and these expectations are being...

Form Meets Function in Today’s Hotel Kitchens

In the time of the great French food writer Brillat-Savarin, when the modern concept of the restaurant was in its infancy, chefs were using wood-fired...

Uncovering Top Guestroom Design Trends

Every picture tells a story and every story tells of a place. Developers are ever-more cognizant of the place in which their hotels stand and...