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New Room Block Management Application Launched

June 2, 2017 by Lori Smith

Resiada, a new cloud-based application that takes the stress out of managing meeting and events housing room blocks, is now live at The application was created with the goal of redefining the meeting and event housing management experience. “Our


Destination Halifax Rebrands; Launches New Business Strategy

May 31, 2017 by Lori Smith

Halifax’s destination marketing organization, Destination Halifax, has changed its name and brand to Discover Halifax, and launched a new business strategy and fresh programs. The change was announced today at an event held at the Halifax Central Library. More than


Crescent Hotels & Resorts to Manage Mississauga's Newest Business Hotel

May 21, 2017 by Lori Smith

Crescent Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage the Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga/West, Mississauga West ‘s newest business hotel. Crescent, based in Fairfax, Virginia, is a nationally recognized operator of hotels and resorts throughout the United States and


Transformative Meeting Technology Event

May 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

WHO: Cineplex, EventMobi, Freeman Audio Visual | Canada and National Speakers Bureau (NSB) WHAT: Key, networking and interactive demonstrations exploring transformative meeting technology. WHERE: Live presentation at Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, ON. Live streamed and interactive demonstrations at Scotiabank Theatre Halifax,


The Supply Side: Triple Play

May 6, 2017 by ALLAN LYNCH

It’s been said that the electric light did not come from the continuous improvement of candles. A revolutionary approach was needed. Well, St. John’s, Saskatoon and Victoria think they have a revolutionary, business-boosting idea based on collaboration and convenience. The


Halifax Hosting CSAE 2020 Conference

May 1, 2017 by Lori Smith

Destination Halifax has announced that Halifax will be the hosting city for the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) National Conference and Showcase in 2020. “We are excited to be hosting CSAE in Halifax in 2020. It’s really a great


Meetings Mean Business Canada Gains Industry Support

April 30, 2017 by Lori Smith

Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMB Canada) is rapidly gaining support from key industry stakeholders across the country. Speaking at MPI Toronto’s Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) event this morning, MMB Canada chair Grant Snider said that more than 50 key industry


Group Germain Names Alt St. John's GM

April 13, 2017 by Lori Smith

Group Germain Hotels has appointed Jane Kingston general manager of Alt Hotel St. John’s, its second property in Atlantic Canada. “We are pleased to have Jane take the helm of the new Alt Hotel in St. John’s,” says Christiane Germain,


The Supply Side: Independent Options

March 22, 2017 by ALLAN LYNCH
Allan Lynch

To celebrate the sesquicentennial, it’s worth noting that Canada’s history of hospitality began in the winter of 1605, when Samuel de Champlain launched a dining club, The Order of Good Cheer. Champlain used f&b as a way to raise the


WestJet Launches Montreal-Halifax Route

March 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

WestJet launched its newest service to Montreal with the departure of flight 3451 from Halifax on March 16th. The new route operates twice daily on WestJet Encore using its fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. “WestJet sees a bright


Air Canada Adds to Transborder Network

March 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Air Canada is growing its transborder service with the resumption of service between Montreal and Washington Dulles (IAD) and the introduction of a summer service between Vancouver and Boston. The Montreal-Washington will run year-round, starting May 1, 2017. In addition


SilverBirch Properties Receive Awards

March 3, 2017 by Lori Smith

Nine SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts’ properties have received the Award of Excellence from Guest Reviews for 2016. Based on more than 110 million reviews, the awards recognize hotel and other rental properties with the highest guest review scores. Ranked