Green Key Global Marks 20 Years of Greening the Hotel Industry

Green Key Global has been evaluating and certifying properties in Canada and beyond for more than 20 years and, during that time, has established itself as a...

Home-Grown Talent: Chris Cahill of AccorHotels Talks Shop

ROSANNA CAIRA: What made you want to work in the hotel industry? CC: My grandparents owned a general store and I started working there when I was 10...

Hotel Technology Roundtable

Hotelier: What are the most common challenges hoteliers are trying to solve with technology? Rich Tuckwell: Hoteliers have a huge task when it comes to managing the infrastructure...

Full Steam Ahead: Coverage of the 2018 HAC conference in Toronto

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) hosted its annual conference at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre on February 7 and 8. The...

Examining the Power of Branding

Offering a clearly defined brand promise and delivering a great guest experience drives customer loyalty and value for owners. But, says Heather Balsley, SVP, Americas Brands &...

Alt Hotels Celebrates 10 Years of Affordable Chic

More than a decade ago, Christiane Germain and her brother, Jean-Yves, had four successful boutique hotels under their belts. They were looking to expand Group Germain Hotels...

Chris Cahill Takes the Reins of AccorHotels Global Luxury Division

Rosanna Caira: After leaving Fairmont Hotels to go to the Sands Corporation in Las Vegas, you’re back with Fairmont Hotels, through the new ownership of AccorHotels. What...

Driving Success: Getting to Know the New Owner of the Four Seasons Toronto

Shahid Khan wasn’t looking to buy a hotel, let alone the Four Seasons Toronto — the vaunted flagship of the acclaimed global hotel chain. But when the...

The Perfect Storm: Recapping a Record-breaking Year of Transaction Volume

What has made 2016 a record-breaking year? The numbers speak for themselves: $3.8-billion in transaction volume surging through the Canadian hotel marketplace as of third quarter, fuelled...

What’s in a Name?: Examining the Benefits of Brand Affiliation

For hotels in today’s competitive climate, understanding the power of branding has never been more important. At a time when hotel companies are buying each other up and...