Global Hotel Construction Continues to Build

When it comes to new hotel construction, upper-midscale and upscale hotels dominate the landscape. According to Lodging Econometrics’ Q4 2015 report, three industry giants — Hilton Hotels...

Hotel Brand and Property Refreshing Can Boost Lacklustre Business

  In 1999, U.K.-based hotel investment firm Palm Holdings landed in Canada with a plan to convert a tired property on Toronto’s lakefront into a Four Points by...

Are Hotel Managers Underestimating the Revenue-generating Potential of Their Parking Lots?

The customer experience begins and ends in the parking area,” says Alexi Hakim, GM at InterContinental Toronto Hotel Centre. It’s why parking is a subject that, while...

Fifty Mission Cap

With more hotel companies and brands than ever, the Canadian lodging landscape hit highs and lows in 2008 There’s a three-part credo in our association; one...

Learning To Share

Timeshares and fractional ownership beats the street in a challenging economy When the recession pummelled most of the world’s economies, the hospitality industry became a bruised casualty....

Cintas Corporation Releases 2016 Uniform Book

CHICAGO — Cintas Corporation has launched its 2016 Uniform Book, featuring innovative fabric technologies and more than 60 new garments. “As the industry’s most trusted provider of uniforms,...

Rosanna Caira Lifetime Achievement Award: The Industry Honours Michael Beckley

For more than a decade, Michael Beckley has been trying unsuccessfully to retire from the hotel industry. Somehow, every time he was set to call it a...

Profiling Hotelier Andre Nadeau of Best Western’s L’Aristocrate

To say André Nadeau has a special attachment to Quebec City’s Best Western Premier Hotel L’Aristocrate is an understatement. Not only did the 60-year-old GM start his...

Profiling Hotelier Craig Norris-Jones of the Pan Pacific Vancouver

There’s a natural affinity between hotels and travel. So, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that many hoteliers have deep-rooted wanderlust. In fact, dig deeper into the...

Meeting Expectations

Two years after the recession changed everyone’s lives, there are finally positive signs the economy is improving. Still, hoteliers must address a variety of issues to...