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Air Canada Launches Montreal-Costa Rica Flights

January 7, 2017 by douloff
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MONTREAL — Air Canada has introduced twice-weekly non-stop flights between Montreal and Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport that will operate until April 23, it was announced last month. “The new flight complements Air Canada’s existing Toronto-San Jose service and


FMAV to Offer Event Smartphone Charging Stations

January 5, 2017 by douloff

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — FMAV has been named an authorized partner for Brightbox, offering secure mobile device charging stations available for rental across Canada, it was announced Jan. 3. “Brightbox provides a best-in-class secure mobile device charging solution that truly engages


Air Canada Launches Toronto-Trinidad Flights

January 4, 2017 by douloff
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MONTREAL — Air Canada has introduced twice weekly, non-stop year-round service between Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and Port of Spain’s Piarco International Airport, it was announced last month. Flights will operate with a 280-seat Boeing 767-300ER. Tuesdays and Thursdays, flights


Quebec City Convention Centre CEO Third Term

December 29, 2016 by douloff

QUEBEC CITY — The Government of Québec confirmed the renewal of P.-Michel Bouchard as Québec City Convention Centre’s CEO, it was announced on Dec. 6. This will be Bouchard’s third term at the Convention Centre. He has been the venue’s CEO


Air Canada Launches Montreal-Puerto Rico Flights

December 20, 2016 by douloff
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MONTREAL — Air Canada has begun new weekly non-stop seasonal service between Montreal and San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, it was announced Dec. 17. “This new route from Montreal will make it easier for customers to travel


Air Canada Launching 6 U.S. Routes in Spring

December 10, 2016 by douloff
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MONTREAL — Air Canada will launch six non-stop U.S. services beginning spring 2017, it was announced Dec. 7. Three of the routes, Toronto to San Antonio, Texas; Memphis, Tenn. and Savannah, Ga., bring new destinations into the airline’s U.S. network,


Le Germain, Alt Eliminate Fixed Check-out Times

December 9, 2016 by douloff

MONTREAL — Le Germain Hotels and Alt Hotels across Canada have eliminated fixed departure times for anyone booking directly with one of their properties, whether on their websites or by telephone, it was announced Dec. 5. When guests register at


Fairmont Names New Regional VP, Eastern Canada

December 5, 2016 by douloff

MONTREAL — David Connor joins Fairmont Hotels & Resorts as regional vice-president, Eastern Canada, effective Jan. 3, it was announced last month. To be based in Montreal, Connor will manage Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, currently undergoing a major renovation, and


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,


M+IT Announces Readers' Choices

November 28, 2016 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Incentive Travel’s readers nominated their favourite venues and suppliers and then cast 2,195 votes to determine the winners of the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The Readers’ Choice Awards program currently has 14 categories. Three of the categories—Best Hotel,


Marriott Canada Named a Best Employer

November 27, 2016 by douloff
Residence Inn by Marriott Montreal Downtown

TORONTO — Marriott Hotels of Canada has been named a 2017 Aon Best Employer in Canada for the 12th year in a row, it was announced Nov. 10. “Being a Best Employer doesn’t just happen – it takes teamwork and