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Bringing Work and Life Together with DelSuites and Regus Office Space Rentals

March 1, 2022
DelSuites and Regus Office Space Rentals Partnership

You’ve booked your fully furnished Toronto condo suite with DelSuites. Now, you can pair it with a 10% discount on a fully mobility-accessible, 24-hour serviced office space rental from Regus—and step directly into your complete Toronto lifestyle.

DelSuites has partnered with workspace provider Regus International to complete your Toronto business travel experience. With 30 years’ experience finding you the right space to put the best face on your business, Regus opens a world of high-quality, ready-to-use offices that can be customized to your professional needs. Whether you’re a freelancer looking to travel light or confidently representing your multinational firm to clients at a satellite office, DelSuites and Regus let you live and work in convenience and style—at an all-inclusive, affordable price.

A flexible working solution to go with your flexible home

Regus offers office space with the same emphasis on quality, flexibility, and value that we at DelSuites bring to short-term, fully furnished housing. Whether it’s for a few hours on one particular day or a full-time, months-long stay, Regus provides spaces and plans that scale to your working needs.

From coworking and hotdesking memberships tailor-made for consultants to collaboration-friendly startup spaces or private offices, tailored for professionals whose confidentiality is a must, Regus has a solution that’s built to fit your working life.

Customizable co-working plans let you add or subtract services like printing and scanning facilities, full call handling, mail forwarding, bean-to-cup coffee, customized furniture and equipment, and additional meeting room use as you need them—and only when you need them.

Flexible booking terms allow you to grow—or shrink—your workspace as your needs change, or relocate to another Toronto Regus location for the day, week, or month. And our partnered Regus locations are fully mobility-accessible, in order to properly welcome all our guests.

With central, accessible locations in multiple Toronto business hubs—Downtown, Liberty Village, Midtown, North York, Etobicoke, and Scarborough—no matter what neighbourhood you’re in, you’ll never be far from your DelSuites home and a chance to feel truly part of the neighbourhood.

Finally, Regus offices are accessible to you 24 hours a day to accommodate the demands of business travel. You can take an international meeting at any hour, catch up on work as you ease through jet lag, or keep your own comfortable working hours, knowing you’ll have a comfortable home waiting when you’re off the clock.

A fully modern office space rental created with comfort in mind

Regus’s working environments include the vital touches that make DelSuites furnished condos comfortable, welcoming, and a place to call home. Comfortable, high-quality furniture and décor ensure that both you and your colleagues feel welcome, and that your space always sets the right professional tone.

You can enjoy all the perks that make a permanent office a comfortable home for your working life when you step from your DelSuites luxury condo into your Regus office. Host a meeting in a fully equipped boardroom or breakout area, use the built-in videoconferencing studio to make an afternoon Zoom meeting, have a professional reception team greet your guests or collect your overnight deliveries, and rely on a veteran answering service for important calls.

Regus offers services to help you keep your work-life balance, too. On-site coffee bars, sandwich service, and restaurants take care of lunch or midday snacks, and as well as secure parking, bike storage at select locations means you can stay lean—and green—and bike to work.

Work and travel within your budget

With DelSuites, the everyday costs of living are always included in our rates—WiFi, phone plans, cable TV, and the use of our buildings’ recreational and fitness amenities—so you can budget your Toronto trip without the stress of extra fees.

Regus also makes sure you can count on stable rates, with the cost of everything from business-grade WiFi, utilities, cleaning services, CCTV monitoring and security included clearly in your rental rate.

As official partners, DelSuites guests receive a 10% discount on their first office space rental with Regus, and the option of fully virtual office plans that give you a permanent presence in Toronto year-round.

With everything inclusive—and a competitive rate—you’ll be ready to be your best when you arrive: both at home and in the office.

DelSuites and Regus Office Space Rentals Partnership

Contact us at DelSuites by phone at (647) 370-3504 or email info@delsuites.com to start off your complete Toronto business travel solution: a fully-serviced home and office ready when you arrive.

Business Travel, Downtown Toronto

Splashing Back Into Business Travel: What You Need to Know

July 30, 2021
business travel toronto

The lively city of Toronto is finally opening up as COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted by local governments. Much like other major cities around the world, business travel is going up in demand as a result.

However, a “business trip” doesn’t have to be all work despite what you might think. If you choose the right rental provider, most of the heavy stuff will be off your plate so that you can enjoy everything the city has to offer.

Corporate Stays & Business Travel Are More Than Just a Dormitory

DelSuites wants to redefine the notion of “corporate housing.” We believe that your short-term rental should alleviate any stress of the workday, not add to it. DelSuites renters have come to expect features like:

  • A welcome package. It contains basic starting items like toiletries, soaps, and other needs.
  • Room features. There’s a fully equipped kitchen, a washer and dryer room, an intrusion alarm system for home security, and multiple utilities at your disposal.
  • Entertainment. Get ready to unwind during off-hours with our HD television package and large flat screens. Don’t forget about the DVD and stereo system in case you want to bring that next season of your favorite show. Our smart TVs are also compatible with Netflix and other popular streaming apps.
  • Outside amenities. Now that they’ve opened up again, why not take advantage of all the gymnasiums, swimming pools, and even bowling alleys during your stay?

 

 

Of course, one of the best features is the price. DelSuites is actually less expensive than many of the hotels around the area.

The Next-Best Thing to Your Home Office

Now that working from home has never been easier, it’s not uncommon for professionals to have home offices. Our designated work desks available in most suites have a minimalistic design that will help you stay focused on the task at hand.

Never fear being disconnected. We have upgraded, secure wireless Internet alongside local and long-distance calling within the US and Canada. It’s practically the next-best thing to your home office.

A Positive First Impression

We believe the first few hours of move-in are extremely important. That’s why we always make pre-arrival inspections to ensure the room is working exactly as intended before you even get here.

Don’t worry about struggling to find a parking spot in the busy city either. DelSuites offers underground, indoor, and other secure parking options.

There’s also our pre-arrival grocery shopping service. Do you want to focus on move-in and don’t have time to pick up essential groceries first? Let us know, and we’ll have them delivered directly to your fridge and pantry. Delivery dates are perfectly aligned with move-in so that the food stays fresh.

Talk to your dedicated account manager to walk you through the customer-focused reservation process.

Your Health Is Our Priority

COVID-19 may be ending, but you can never be too careful. DelSuites is dedicated to our Enhanced Hygiene Practices and Protocols:

  • Virtual tours are offered to prospective guests in lieu of physical visits.
  • Housekeeping services always use disinfectant cleaners with bleach. We use a special bathroom bleach that kills 99.9% of bacteria as well as a spray cleaner with bleach for protection against germs, viruses, and fungi among others.
  • Staff members are given personal protective equipment like masks and gloves.
  • They also go through a daily Self-Assessment Health Check and are asked to stay home if they experience any symptoms.
  • New linens and towels are available in your suite upon request to supplement standard laundry services.
  • The garbage disposal procedure respects social distancing.

Need additional resources? Get in touch with Toronto Public Health for all your needs.

Find Out How Easy Business Travel Can Be With DelSuites

As far back as 1998, DelSuites started off helping single families find beautifully crafted homes throughout the city of Toronto. Today, our teams are still continuing that tradition in one of Canada’s most lucrative and active cities.

Get in touch with us today and find out why so many of our previous clients recommend us on platforms like TripAdvisor, Yelp, and LinkedIn.

Business Travel, Downtown Toronto, Vacation Travel

COVID-19 Safety Tips for Your Downtown Toronto Rental

October 30, 2020
woman visitng downtown toronto rental

As many would agree, dealing with COVID-19 has made us all adopt a new normal. With changes to how we commute, work, and communicate, it can be stressful trying to navigate these unfamiliar rules.

However, when staying in a major city like Toronto, with the help of health experts and government guidelines, settling into your temporary home in Toronto and adapting to these changes doesn’t have to be so scary. 

Here are some tips on how you can maintain safety during your stay at one of our downtown Toronto rentals.

The Basics of Public Safety Guidelines in Toronto 

Under official public health guidelines, businesses and individuals alike are doing their part in reducing the spread of COVID-19. This has meant increased precautions like contact tracing at many restaurants offering customer seating and limitations to indoor gatherings.

Likewise, for international travellers just landing in the city, you must undergo a 14 day self-isolation period according to Toronto Public Health. And while you’re here, adopting healthy habits can be the best defence in keeping you safe. This includes:

  • Wearing a face mask
  • Washing your hands frequently with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds
  • Maintaining social distancing or two-meter distance from others
  • Staying home if you are sick

Take Advantage of Travel and Booking Flexibility

As we’ve seen throughout this year, how we travel is constantly changing, especially dealing with COVID-19. Understanding this, there are options to help you book your stay in Toronto. 

Our company has always been a supporter of green initiatives. All agreements are signed digitally, limiting the number of face-to-face interactions required to finalize your rental. You can view all photos and virtual tours for a specific suite online.

We’re committed to giving you the utmost flexibility, meaning we allow for advanced reservation or short notice cancellations in light of these circumstances. 

Commuting Around the City Safely 

You have several options available to you when travelling in Toronto. These include public transit with the TTC, taxis, and ride-sharing programs through Uber and Lyft.

If you do have to take transit, the TTC is a great resource. Along with increased transit service and cleaning protocols, to reduce the spread of COVID-19,  masks and face covers are mandatory on the TTC as of September 2020. As well, maintaining social distancing and constant hand washing when travelling helps to keep you safe.

Plan Ahead

Using google maps or Rocketman for the TTC to track when your next bus arrives will allow you to plan your trip ahead of time. This way you do not have to worry about asking for directions or getting lost around the city. And with our 15 locations all around the city and the GTA, transit accessibility and safely reaching your destination is not a problem.

Work Remotely From Home

In the effort of reducing the spread of COVID-19, more people are working right from home. With everyone trying to adapt to this new work environment, video conferencing tools like Zoom have become essential to how we communicate and conduct our business. Luckily, you never have to worry about buffering or missing a call with our high-speed internet and wi-fi available throughout your stay at our downtown Toronto rentals.

All of our downtown Toronto rentals also include local and North American long-distance calling. Additionally, certain units come with work desks and chairs.

Make the Most of Your Downtown Toronto Rental

Settle in and Spread Out

Private common areas and fully furnished living spaces mean you don’t have to worry about unnecessary interactions with other people and can enjoy your temporary home in peace. 

Live More Independently

Downtown Toronto rentals offer more independence and individualistic living so you can limit your contact with the outside world. This means amenities like washers and dryers are available for you to do your own laundry and cleaning at your convenience. 

Utilize High-Quality House Cleaning

At DelSuites, we offer bi-weekly housekeeping (certain conditions apply) to enhance cleaning and sanitization at the highest level. Also in your serviced downtown Toronto rental, fresh linens and cleaning supplies are always stocked and at your disposal. 

Prepare Meals in Your Own Kitchen

With fully operational kitchens, you can take care of the majority of your meals right inside of your downtown Toronto rental. Buying groceries and cooking from home reduces contact with restaurants and the hassle of take-away while saving you money. 

DelSuites: Working Together to Keep You Safe

The health and safety of our guests and associates is our number one priority. This means we are always keeping on top of and maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene to keep you safe. 

During these unprecedented times maintaining healthy habits and making sure you are safe can be stressful. But you are not alone. Feel confident that with DelSuites and our world-class staff, your downtown Toronto rental is a secure and safe place that you can call home. 

We provide what you need to work effectively and live comfortably during your stay in your downtown Toronto rental. Visit our website and book with us today.

Fitness and Health, Food & Recipes, Lifestyle talk

Healthy Eating Tips for Business Travelers

August 23, 2019

While business travel can be good for your career, it’s not always good for your waistline.
Traveling to another city for a networking opportunity, business meeting or to attend a conference is a great opportunity. However, sometimes your packed schedule means that you don’t have the time to eat a healthy meal. Grabbing fast food on the go is convenient, but it will also leave you feeling sluggish rather than healthy and energised.

Here are some healthy eating tips for every business traveler to keep in mind.

Be Prepared

When you bring your own snacks with you, you’ll avoid being tempted by the quick and easy yet unhealthy options on the way. For example, bring along some fruit, a granola bar or carrot sticks that you can munch on while waiting for your flight. (Just keep in mind airport security and customs restrictions.)

Also, sometimes morning conferences and meetings run late, leaving you starving and more likely to overeat when you finally get to lunch. Having a banana or a bit of trail mix in your bag can be a lifesaver.

Stay in Self-Catering Accommodation

When you stay in a hotel during a business trip, you’ll have no option other than to eat all of your meals in a restaurant (or order room service). Since restaurant portions are often larger than necessary and include plenty of salt and fat, this is a huge factor in why many business travelers return home with their clothes feeling a little too tight.

When you stay in self-catering accommodation, such as a furnished apartment with a kitchen, you’ll be able to shop at the local supermarket and cook your own healthy meals. That way, you can make fresh and tasty recipes and you’ll know exactly what is going into them.

Have Protein for Breakfast

When you start your day, consider some eggs and wholegrain toast rather than sugary cereals or pastries.

The protein will leave you feeling fuller for longer, so that you don’t get that mid-morning sugar crash and subsequent cravings. Plus, there are so many tasty dishes that you can make with eggs – from scrambled to fried to poached and much more.

Choose One Treat – And Really Enjoy It

Part of the fun of traveling somewhere else on a business trip is the chance to try the local cuisine, so you don’t want to completely restrict yourself from enjoying the food. The key is to limit yourself to one or two indulgent treats on your trip and to really focus on the experience of eating them.

So, if you are on a business trip to Vancouver Island you might treat yourself to the finest, gourmet Nanaimo Bar. Or, if you are heading to Montreal you can dig into a huge plate of delicious poutine. Get the very best and sit down and really focus on enjoying it.

These are just a few healthy eating tips. How do you eat healthy when you travel for business? Let us know in the comments below.