Green Key Global Marks 20 Years of Greening the Hotel Industry

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...