Broad Appeal: Extended-Stay Hotels Check All the Right Boxes

Extended-stay properties continue to be in high demand across Canada, with New Hampshire-based Lodging Econometrics reporting the segment saw a 25-per-cent increase in projects in 2018. Typically...

Boutique Hotels Continue to Entice Travellers

Part of the appeal of boutique hotels is that they provide guests with an experience far-removed from that of cookie cutter. Though diverse in style...

The Low Dollar is Driving Tourism to the Canadian Resort-and-Lodge Sector

Whatever the competitive landscape, resorts and lodges continue to hold their own as a go-to option for corporate and group events, as well as coveted retreats for...

Extended-stay Hotels Offer Guests a Home Away From Home

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Remember Richard Gere in Pretty Woman — the decadent playboy who lived in luxurious hotels and traded personal stories with the hotel manager and concierge? Back then,...

Shared Growth: Vacation Ownership is on the Rise

The term “timeshare” used to conjure images of over-eager salespeople pouncing on unsuspecting tourists at airports and street corners. These fast-talking, high-pressure, often unscrupulous peddlers...

Segment Report: Select-Service Hotels

Select-Service hotels, with their suggestion of “no-frills”, will always appeal to the cash-conscious and business travellers. Why pay for amenities you don’t use? But these limited-service properties...

The Luxury-Hotel Segment is no Longer About Things as Travellers Gravitate Towards Offerings Beyond...

The promise of a luxury hotel has always been to deliver the best of everything — from services and atmosphere to rooms and amenities. But...

A Look at the Continued Popularity of Canada’s Boutique-Hotel Segment

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Smaller, yet storied building in a trendy neighbourhood: check. Personalized service: check. Individualized furnishings: check. Kitschy artwork: check. High-concept café: check. It’s easy to understand why guests...

Luxury-segment Hoteliers Sell an Experience

  At a certain boutique hotel in Toronto, each room is artfully designed with mid-century modern furnishings set against a brick wall, the bathroom is stocked with artisanal...

Feels Like Home: the Merits of the Extended-Stay Model

"A home away from home" — a familiar saying to us all, but what does it really mean? For the guest at an extended-stay hotel, it means...