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Eventology Holding 24-hour CSR Treasure Hunt

December 2, 2016 by douloff

TORONTO — Eventology and its Catalyst Global partners are marking the holiday season through a 24-hour continuous corporate team-building treasure hunt, Go Give, it was announced last month. On Dec. 12, Catalyst Global partners, a team-building provider, will follow the


Subdued 2017 Business Travel Growth: GBT Forecast

December 2, 2016 by douloff
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro

TORONTO — After an uneven 2016 that saw only limited increases in overall pricing, the business travel outlook for next year looks to be similarly subdued, with flat to moderate rate increases expected globally across air, hotel and ground transportation,


Hilton Curio Collection Debuts in Central America

November 30, 2016 by douloff

TELA, Honduras and MCLEAN, Va. — Indura Beach & Golf Resort has joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton, marking the brand’s debut in Central America, it was announced Nov. 10. Situated in a tropical landscape, the hotel’s 60 junior


Marriott Signs Four Mexican Properties

November 29, 2016 by douloff

MEXICO CITY — Marriott International, Inc. has signed four hotels in Mexico, and following an aggressive expansion strategy in one of the region’s key markets, expects to add the new properties to its portfolio of 70 hotels, it was announced


W Opening on Portugal’s Algarve Coast in 2018

November 28, 2016 by douloff

NEW YORK — W Hotels Worldwide will open W Algarve in 2018 on Portugal’s Algarve coast, it was announced Nov. 9. This opening will mark the third W Escape in Europe, a newly created portfolio of W Hotels located in


Site Canada wins Chapter of the Year Award

November 26, 2016 by douloff

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA — Site Canada won Chapter of the Year award, announced along with Chapter Excellence and Member Awards at the SITE Global Conference in early November. SITE Canada created and put into practice strategic initiatives to grow, strengthen,


Air Canada Adding Vancouver-Frankfurt & London

November 25, 2016 by douloff
App helps manage jet lag.

VANCOUVER — Air Canada will launch daily seasonal flights next summer from Vancouver to Frankfurt, and three times weekly seasonal flights from Vancouver to London Gatwick, it was announced Nov. 9. Flights begin June 1, 2017 and June 8, 2017,


SITE Announces 2017 Int'l Board, Foundation Trustees

November 25, 2016 by douloff

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA — During its Global Conference in early November, the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) announced the SITE International board of directors and SITE Foundation board of trustees, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Rajeev Kohli, CIS, joint managing


Toronto Planners Touring Turkey

November 24, 2016 by Lori Smith

A group of seasoned meeting, event and event travel planners from Toronto are currently in Turkey taking part in an eight-day FAM organized by the Turkish Office of Culture and Tourism, Turkish Airlines and Tursab (Association of Turkish Travel Agencies). The


Platinum DMC Announces New Members

November 24, 2016 by douloff

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Platinum DMC Collection has added Swiss Travel, Costa Rica, Mazurkas DMC Poland and Experience Scotland to its portfolio, it was announced last month. Those three new DMCs bring the total number in the portfolio to 30. “We


Now Onyx Resort Opens in Punta Cana

November 23, 2016 by douloff

PHILADELPHIA — AMResorts has opened Now Onyx Punta Cana, the brand’s third property in the Dominican Republic, it was announced Nov. 2. Located on the beaches of Uvero Alto, the 502-suite, family friendly, all-inclusive resort offers five pools, including an


Deccan Odyssey Chosen Asia's Leading Luxury Train

November 22, 2016 by douloff

MUMBAI — Deccan Odyssey luxury train has won the World Travel Award 2016 as Asia’s leading luxury train, it was announced last month. The train travels to a number of destinations showcasing India’s diverse landscape. Tours include Maharashtra Splendor, Maharashtra