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SilverBirch Hotels Win Marriott Awards

May 23, 2016 by Lori Smith

The Fairfield Inn & Suites® by Marriott St. John’s and Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown have received 2015 Performance Awards from Marriott International. The Fairfield Inn & Suites won a Gold Hotel Award and the Residence Inn won a

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Air Canada Partners in Biofuel Initiative

May 19, 2016 by douloff

MONTREAL — Air  Canada will participate in Canada’s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), a three-year collaborative project with 14 stakeholder organizations to introduce 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel (biojet) into a shared fuel system at a yet to be determined

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Wyndham Expanding in Canada

May 16, 2016 by Lori Smith

Wyndham Hotel Group has signed multi-unit agreements with PHI Hotel Group to expand the presence of its top-performing midscale brands in Canada. Twenty-five Wingate by Wyndham hotels will be developed over the next 25 years, and over the next 15

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: PEI Reception in Toronto

April 28, 2016 by Lori Smith
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WHO: Meetings & Conventions Prince Edward Island (PEI) WHAT: Meetings & Conventions PEI and partners brought island hospitality to Toronto planners. Entertainment was provided by J.J. Chaisson, The Fiddling Fisherman. Great eats featured Eureka Black Garlic Kensington, PEI; Island Clothbound Cheese; Lucky Fox

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PHOTOS: 2016 Global Meetings Industry Day Canada from East to West

April 21, 2016 by Lori Smith
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WHO: Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Chapters in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary and British Columbia along with MPI chapters worldwide. WHAT: Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) 2016 WHEN: April 14, 2016 WHERE: Halifax World Trade & Convention Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia;

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VIDEO! 10 Great Places to Meet in Canada

April 5, 2016 by Lori Smith
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Places and spaces showcased in this video are: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel, Montreal, Quebec Halifax Central Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia Rodd Miramichi River, Miramichi, New Brunswick Niagara Brewing Company, Niagara Falls, Ontario The Front Room, Lobby Bar, Thompson Toronto Hotel,

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Halifax-Bedford Welcomes New Holiday Inn Express

March 24, 2016 by Lori Smith

The Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Halifax-Bedford hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is now open, reports InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). The property is owned by Palm Holdings and managed by Palm Hospitality. The 113-room hotel has 2,000 square feet of meeting space that

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Hotel Prices Relatively Stable in 2015

March 7, 2016 by Lori Smith

Hotel prices around the world rose an average of one percent last year as compared to 2014, according to Hotels.com’s latest Hotel Price Index™ (HPI™). The HPI is a regular report on hotel prices in major destinations across the world, tracking the

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Fredericton Convention Centre Names AV Partner

February 26, 2016 by Lori Smith

The Fredericton Convention Centre (FCC) has selected Freeman Audio Visual Canada as its official in-house supplier of audio, visual and presentation technology services, effective immediately. “Freeman is a great addition to our team,” said Cathy Pugh, general manager, FCC. “We

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Choice Hotels Honors Top Properties

February 23, 2016 by Lori Smith

Choice Hotels Canada, franchisor of ten hotel brands including Comfort®, Comfort Suites®, Quality® and Ascend Hotel Collection®, today announced the recipients of its 2016 Platinum and Gold Hospitality Award. Chosen from more than 320 Choice Hotels Canada properties, the recipients make

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SilverBirch Properties Receive Booking.com’s Award of Excellence 

February 17, 2016 by Lori Smith

Nine of SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts‘ properties have received the Award of Excellence for Booking.com Guest Reviews for 2015, recognizing them for achieving high guest review scores. The award-winning properties are: Residence Inn® by Marriott Vancouver Downtown Radisson Hotel Edmonton South

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New Holiday Inn Express Opens in St. John's

February 17, 2016 by Lori Smith

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. John’s International Airport is now open. The 120-room property has a total of 1,800 square feet of event space. The property, which is managed by Urgo Hotels Canada and owned by MP Limited