The Global Business Travel Association says the return of business travel is a promising trend for next year. However, meeting this demand won't be as successful if hospitality staff don't receive the care they need.
While our attention may be currently focused on damage control, risk mitigation and the eternal 2020 call for change leadership, let’s take a moment to be strategic about the future foundation of our business – our people.
TORONTO — Brian Flood, VP and practice leader for Cushman & Wakefield's Hospitality and Gaming Group, weighs in on where Canadian hotels are on the path to recovery, and the challenges they face.
The question we get asked the most from borrowers, lenders and even non-hotel people is simply, “Is Hotel Financing Available Right Now?” The simple answer is MAYBE.
OTEC's Joe Baker says that as we re-open our businesses, let’s not underestimate the toll this pandemic and the return to work has had on the mental health and emotional wellbeing of our workforce.
By Alice Sinia With travel grinding to a halt as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, the hospitality industry knows first-hand the financial impacts of...
OTEC's Joe Baker compares hotel owners and managers to sports coaches. "Our athletes have been in an off-season world for the last 3 months. Before we can get them on the field performing at their peak during games, they will need to go through training camp and skills drills."
ORILLIA, Ont. — While some key areas of Ontario were stuck in Stage 1 of reopening, golf courses had opened for business. That business looks different from last year, Shane Bage of Resorts of Ontario reports.
TORONTO — Reetu Gupta, president and CEO of both Easton's Group of Hotels and The Gupta Group, shares some personal stories of how discrimination affected her father, herself and the origins of their companies.
Electrostatic Spray (ESS) Disinfection has been a wildly well received PR approach to delivering a safe, disinfected environment for guests for Marriott and other hotels. As the adage goes, “The devil is in the details," Jason Cheskes reports.