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Westin Nova Scotian Celebrates 20th Anniversary

August 25, 2016 by douloff
Mayor's toast

HALIFAX — New Castle Hotels and Resorts celebrated the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Westin Nova Scotian with a toast by Halifax Mayor Mike Savage from the first keg of a commemorative brew, Westin 20, made by Halifax-area microbrewer Nine

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Ritz-Carlton adding Charging Stations

August 16, 2016 by douloff

CHEVY CHASE, MD — Ritz-Carlton has installed two charging stations at each property, offering guests the ability to charge up for 150 miles in two and a half hours, it was announced Aug. 9. “Commitment to the community and environment

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Canadian Businesses Value Face-to-Face: Study

August 11, 2016 by douloff

TORONTO — Canadian travellers believe business travel is important for company financial performance and are satisfied with their overall business travel experiences, according to the GBTA Global Business Traveller Sentiment Index, in partnership with American Express, it was announced Aug.

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Air Canada Only Airline in Canada's Top 50 Brands

August 9, 2016 by douloff
App helps manage jet lag.

MONTREAL — Air Canada’s brand value has soared 88 per cent to $1.8 billion over last year, placing it among the Top 50 most valuable Canadian brands, according to this year’s report on Canadian brands published by Brand Finance, it

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FMAV Named Halifax Convention Centre AV Partner

August 7, 2016 by douloff

HALIFAX — FMAV has been named as the official in-house audiovisual partner for the Halifax Convention Centre, it was announced on Aug. 5. As the first supplier selected for the new convention centre venue, expected to open in 2017, FMAV

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WestJet Adds Flights for 2016-17 Winter

August 4, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — WestJet announced last month that it will add dozens of new flights to its domestic and international networks as part of its 2016-2017 winter schedule. “As our network of more than 100 destinations in over 20 countries continues

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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