Algoma’s Water Tower Inn & Suites Celebrates 40 Years of Success

JJ Hilsinger admits he was flying by the seat of his pants when he first embarked on opening a hotel in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., in 1974....

Company Of The Year: Fortis Properties

We take a long-term view with less emphasis on short-term fixes and wins,” says Nora Duke, speaking about the company over which she presides. It’s a no-nonsense...

Examining Hotel Supply Growth and Development Trends in Western Canada

Western Canada is more than just a land of sweeping prairies, soaring mountain ranges and ocean-carved coastlines; it’s also a land of highway-adjacent limited-service hotels, modern urban...

The Great Divide: How Unionization And Diversity Affects the Work Environment In Canadian Hotels

The news came at the end of September, almost four years to the day from when the drive to unionize began. The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB)...

Standing Proud: Highlighting the Top 50 Hotel Operators

While 2011 wasn’t the worst of times, it wasn’t the best of times, either. It was a kind of non-descript year — a clever student who performed...

Ahead by a Century: Celebrating Hilton’s 100th

In its 100th year, with brands offering 923,000 rooms in close to 6,000 hotels in 113 countries and territories, Hilton is meeting the challenge of...

2013 Hotelier of the Year: Dimitrios Zarikos

When Dimitrios Zarikos moved to Toronto from France in 2009 to become the regional VP and GM of the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, he knew it wouldn’t...

Hotelier Of The Year: Heather McCrory

Even as a young girl, Heather McCrory was always sociable. The affable McCrory laughs as she recalls school report cards that always featured the same comment: ‘Heather...

Canadian Hoteliers Are Building on the Momentum of 2014’s Investment Landscape

  Canadian hotel investment is off to a robust start in 2015,building on the momentum of $1.3 billion in trades last year. Although investment activity fell short of...

The 2015 Investment Roundtable

Hotelier: What type of year was 2014 for hotel investment in Canada? Marc-Aurèle Mailloux-Gagnon: Most of our clients did very well in most markets in Canada, except in northeastern...