Hotels

Canadian hotels await post-pandemic recovery

Canadian Property Management

Canadian hotels await post-pandemic recovery

Canadian hotels still aren’t making the Dean’s list for investment performance, but market analysts appear confident that rallying conditions are pushing the sector in a positive direction.
Hilton hotels

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hilton Hotels to eschew daily room cleanings

The chain's U.S. properties will only clean guest rooms upon request until the fifth day of a stay.
housekeeping staff

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hotels considering cutting housekeeping staff

Hotels are considering cutting back on services like daily room cleaning as they struggle to hire back a large enough proportion of their pre-COVID-19 workforce.
Nova Scotia

REMI Network

Nova Scotia invests in tourism recovery

Operators of tourist-friendly spaces across Nova Scotia will be on the receiving end of a $18.2-million restart package as part of the province's phased reopening strategy.
Hotel deal activity projected to pick up in Q2

Canadian Property Management

More hotel deal activity projected beyond Q2

Of the 21 transactions totalling approximately $197 million in value during the first quarter of 2021, seven properties were sold for redevelopment or conversion to other uses and three were distressed sales.
Canadian hoteliers get needed COVID-19 relief

Canadian Property Management

Canadian hoteliers get needed COVID-19 relief

Relief helps to offset a year when RevPAR plummeted by 60 per cent relative to 2019 and the 12-monrh average hotel occupancy rate barely nudged above 33 per cent.
hotel sanitation

REMI Network

Improving hotel sanitation with innovative new steps

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort in Mexico is not only cleaning and disinfecting its rooms but also its guests, thanks to sanitation booths.
GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation continues to saturate Canada

The program is gathering pace north of the border, as everything from hotels to arenas to convention centres secure accreditation.
hotel restrooms

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The power of paper products

Travellers around the world check into hotels every day, hoping for a pleasant experience that meets or exceeds their expectations and makes them feel at
hotel recovery relies on impulsive staycationers

Canadian Property Management

Hotel recovery relies on impulsive staycationers

Following what’s characterized as the most difficult quarter yet recorded for Canadian hotel owners and operators, industry analysts are tracking the arduous climb back from the early April trough.
cleaning brands

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Consumer confidence boosted by trusted cleaning brands

Surveys from Procter & Gamble show consumers are more likely to select a hotel or restaurant if they use cleaning products from a brand they recognize.
Advice for hotels transitioning to COVID-19 related emergency housing or alternate care facilities

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Some hotels transitioning to COVID-19 frontlines

With many governments, health and social agencies procuring space for COVID-19 related treatment or quarantine quarters, hotel operators are advised to contractually account for risk before signing any agreements.
Real estate, legal and financial services providers are rallying to support the Canadian hotel industry

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canadian hotel industry draws troubleshooters

Real estate, legal and financial services providers have come together to offer support and work their networks on the hotel sector's behalf during the COVID-19 crisis.
sliding RevPAR

Canadian Property Management

Hotels brace for steeply sliding RevPAR in Q2

Already, it’s projected that the COVID-19 hit on hotels will be more severe than the combined losses following the 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. and 2008 economic crisis.
COVID-19 fallout

Canadian Property Management

Real estate suffers uneven COVID-19 fallout

Market analysts foresee a varying degree of short-term and long-term impacts among real estate asset types, as well as supply chain interruptions that could slow activity at construction sites and in the booming distribution/warehouse sector.
scent

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Creating a lasting first impression for your facility

A good or bad experience on a person’s first visit to a building can be the difference between a returning client or a lost opportunity. An opinion is formed within seconds of an individual walking through your doors and the scent that greets their nostrils will go a long way to deciding whether that opinion is positive or negative.
Sheraton

REMI Network

Strong investment in Canadian hotel industry set to continue

Strong investment in the Canadian hotel sector is set to continue this year according to CBRE Canada’s 2018 Hotels Outlook Report