Ritz Carlton Montreal Awarded AAA 5 Diamond Status

Joining the ranks of the Shangri-la Vancouver, Four Seasons Whistler, Ritz-Carlton Toronto and officially the Ritz-Carlton Montreal, just four months after re-opening, has been awarded the most prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award®, recognizing its status as one of North America’s most luxurious hotels. Continue reading

Shangri-La Toronto to get its own signature restaurant

With the impending opening this month of luxury hotel Shangri-La Toronto, this week we find out more about another great news that the hotel will have its own signature restaurant called Bosk, reports the National Post. Bosk, which literally means a small wooded area will feature decor of natural oak. The 80-seat restaurant to be led by Executive chef Jean Paul Lourdes, include a private dining room and an outdoor terrace perfect for summer weather. This will be a different concept and offering from the Momofuku Toronto David Chang’s restaurant: Noodle Bar, Nikai, Daishō, and Shōtō.  Read the entire story [National Post] »

Shangri-la Toronto set to open this August – stay tuned!

Back in October 2011, Shangri-la Toronto one of the newest luxury property set to open in Toronto and the second Shangri-la Hotels and Resorts (Shangrila Vancouver opened in January 2009) from the Asian-based luxury hotel group in North America have set an ambitious pinpoint precision to open this August 7 at exactly 1:30 pm. Continue reading

OPUS Vancouver offers iPhones to their guests

We live in a high-tech gadget world were we are in-love with our toys and can’t get enough of them to make our lives better. The OPUS Vancouver, a luxury boutique hotel in Vancouver will be offering an iPhone that will serve as your phone in your guest room so goodbye to the old phones that are traditionally in your hotel guest room. Continue reading

Skyline Hotels & Resorts to Manage Iconic Hotel

Politicians, celebrities, movie stars,financial gurus you name it have stayed at the King Edward Hotel located on the south side of King Street East at Victoria Street steps away from Toronto’s financial district built by George Gooderham of Gooderham and Worts Distillery opened its doors on May 11,1903. Now under new ownership to Skyline Hotels & Resorts, this architectural and cultural icon the hospitality division of Skyline International Development, has signed a deal to assume management of The King Edward Hotel in July, and has planned a major revamp of the 109-year-old Toronto property. Continue reading

Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto Officially Opens

Towering more than 900 feet, 57 storey, 65 floor tower above the city, Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto opened for business on January 31 earlier this year as the tallest residential building in Canada. Located in the heart of the Financial District, Bay and Adelaide, Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto officially opened its doors was well attended by Donald Trump, the hotel owners, Talon Development, Toronto financier Alex Shnaider and Mayor Rob Ford were also in attendance.  Continue reading

Four Seasons Toronto Officially Closes and moving to a new address

Four Seasons Hotels and Resort flagship iconic hotel – the Four Seasons Toronto officially closed March 28,2012 in preparation for the opening of its new location at the corner of Yorkville Ave. and Bay St. this summer. The new Four Seasons Hotel Toronto will be 55-floor complex contains 259 luxury hotel rooms and 210 private condo suites. It offers a two-story spa,Cafe Boulud and bar by international acclaimed restaurateur Chef Daniel Boulud and glass-enclosed meeting event spaces.

“I’m calling this our flagship hotel because it’s in Toronto — in our hometown — but also because it embodies everything we’ve learned over these last 50 years,” said Isadore Sharp commenting on the new location as quoted in the Toronto Star. “All of that is incorporated into a state-of-the-art great addition to Toronto. The hotel is dramatic in its scale as well as its architecture. That first experience when you arrive is going to be as glamorous as it is generous — more so than any other hotel in town.”

The old building at the corner of Yorkville Ave. and Avenue Rd. will be turned into a condo residence with retail businesses on the ground floor.