Profiling Hotelier Edwin Frizzell of Fairmont Royal York

Edwin Frizzell has helmed many hotels throughout his extensive career, but these days he’s the new kid on the block at The Fairmont Royal York hotel, where...

Hotelier: Ameer Wakil, White Oaks Resort, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Ameer Wakil always imagined he’d one day work in finance. But as fate would have it, the hospitality world beckoned instead. As the youngest son of George...

Nicholas Gandossi, Opus Vancouver, Stays Ahead of the Curve

Nicholas Gandossi probably never imagined a short stint at a quick-service restaurant as a teenager would lead him to the hotel industry, but it did. “My first...

Chris Loane Fosters a Creative Environment at The Drake Devonshire

When the Drake Devonshire opened last year in the rural oasis of Prince Edward County (P.E.C.), Ont., the anticipation was palpable both in the county and in...

Hotelier: Tim Reardon. Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

When Tim Reardon was growing up in Dudley, Mass., he never imagined he’d work in the hotel industry. But shortly after becoming a bartender at an Orlando...

Hotelier: Franck Arnold, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

To say Franck Arnold is an accomplished hotelier is an understatement. The 50-year-old GM of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto has earned a professional diploma and degree...

Third-generation Hotelier Jason Stafford Discusses the Boutique Manoir Hovey Experience

When Jason Stafford was six years old he declared himself in charge of food quality control at the hotel his family owned. “I became a foodie at...

Profiling Hotelier Didier Luneau

Even as a child, Didier Luneau knew he wanted to work in hotels. “I was fascinated by the hotel lobbies that I could glimpse from the street,”...

Never Stop Learning: Advice from Cory Haggar of Falcon Crest Lodge

Even as a young child, the hotel world always fascinated Cory Haggar. The Trenton, Ont. native began his career there as a busboy/dishwasher at the Holiday Inn,...

Profiling Hotelier Christophe Le Chatton of the Langdon Hall Cambridge

Christophe Le Chatton is no stranger to change. In fact, he thrives on it. For years the charming French-born hotelier was a fixture at Fairmont Hotels &...