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7 Great Patios for Groups

July 24, 2016 by Lori Smith
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CANADA UPDATE – EPISODE 3: JULY 2016 7 GREAT PATIOS FOR GROUPS To learn more about the venues featured in this video, visit the websites listed here. Sticky Wicket Rooftop Patio, Strathcona Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia Reflections – The Garden Terrace,


Algonquin Golf Course to Undergo Major Upgrade

July 22, 2016 by douloff

ANDREWS, N.B. — Golf course architect Rod Whitman will lead an upgrade and repositioning of the Algonquin Resort’s course, it was announced in early July. “We want to elevate that standing and ensure that our course, a Maritimes treasure that


RIC Partners with Freeman AV

July 21, 2016 by douloff

TORONTO — Research Innovation Commercialization Centre (RIC) has partnered with Freeman Audio Visual Canada, it was announced in early July. The partnership between Mississauga, Ont.-based RIC Centre and Freeman will strengthen relationships between startups and other business enterprise members in


Fox Harb’r Partners with Maritime Air

July 20, 2016 by douloff

WALLACE, N.S. — Fox Harb’r Golf Resort & Spa has announced a partnership with Maritime Air Charter Limited and two new getaway packages to the Nova Scotia resort, it was announced July 15. Options include the Fly, Stay and Play


AccorHotels Buys Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel

July 18, 2016 by douloff
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park -- Associated Luxury Hotels

PARIS — Following the approval of shareholders at the general shareholders meeting on July 12, AccorHotels Group has officially announced the acquisition of FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) and its Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel hotel brands. “The acquisition of these


Meeting Encore Launches Planning Company

July 16, 2016 by douloff

TORONTO — With over 40 years combined experience in the event management industry, Shannon Byck, CMP and David Drover, of Meeting Encore Ltd., have launched Intuitive Conferences + Events (IntuitiveCE), a full-service meeting, conference and incentive travel planning company, it


WestJet Launches Halifax-Vancouver Flights

July 12, 2016 by douloff
WestJet resumes flights to Fort McMurray, Alta.

CALGARY — WestJet has launched non-stop flights from Halifax to Vancouver and also introduced service from Winnipeg to Halifax, it was announced this month. Both of these seasonal, direct flights have been timed to connect to WestJet’s Halifax and Vancouver


WestJet Encore Celebrates Three Years

July 11, 2016 by douloff
WestJet resumes flights to Fort McMurray, Alta.

CALGARY — WestJet’s regional airline, WestJet Encore, celebrated its third year in the sky, it was announced last month. The airline, powered by Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 aircraft, recently broke the six million guests-flown mark “New WestJet Encore airports experience a


S. Arabia, Mexico Okay Marriott Starwood Deal

July 8, 2016 by douloff

BETHESDA, MD — Marriott International, Inc. announced in early July that it has received authorization from competition authorities in Saudi Arabia and Mexico to proceed with its previously announced acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts in a merger transaction. With


WestJet CEO One of Most 50 Influential People

July 7, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — Alberta Venture magazine has named WestJet president and CEO Gregg Saretsky one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People for 2016, it was announced July 4. First published by the magazine in 1997, Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People list


Hampton Inn Opens in Millbrook, N.S.

July 5, 2016 by douloff

MILLBROOK, N.S. and MCLEAN, Va. — Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Truro has opened in Millbrook, N.S., it was announced June 27. Located off Trans-Canada Highway, near Truro Business Park less than 40 minutes from Halifax International Airport, the


Air Canada Launches 10 International Routes

July 5, 2016 by douloff

MONTREAL — Air Canada has launched 10 new international routes, it was announced last month. Since May 19, Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge have between them started seven new non-stop routes to Europe and one each to Asia, Africa