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WestJet Launches Intra-Quebec Flight

June 15, 2017 by Lori Smith

WestJet has launched its first non-stop flight within the province of Quebec. As of June 15, 2017, the carrier will operate four flights daily between Québec City and Montreal. “WestJet’s introduction of our first-ever point-to-point service within Quebec brings lower

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Air Canada Starts Montreal to Marseille Service

June 9, 2017 by Lori Smith

Air Canada Rouge begins seasonal, non-stop service between Montreal and Marseille with the departure of flight AC1962 from Montreal-Trudeau airport tonight [June 9, 2017]. “The Marseille service will be the only non-stop flight operated by a network carrier between Marseille

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Fairmont Tremblant Reinvents f&b Spaces

June 6, 2017 by Lori Smith

Fairmont Tremblant has invested $6-million in four new f&b outlets, and the refurbishment of its lobby and arrival experience, and outdoor terrace. The hotel, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, will officially open the new food outlets in

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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 resiada.com. The application was created with the goal of redefining the meeting and event housing management experience. “Our

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Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and C2 Opening New Event Space

May 25, 2017 by Lori Smith

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and C2, organizer of the innovative Montreal-born global conference, are partnering to develop a unique event space on the 21st floor of the hotel. Espace C2 will occupy one wing of the uppermost floor and the

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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

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Palais des congres Launches Operation Bouquet of Smiles #GoodWorks

May 19, 2017 by Lori Smith

A longstanding sustainability advocate, the Palais des congrès de Montréal has launched an initiative that it hopes will pick up steam in the events industry. Operation Bouquet of Smiles was launched at the centre’s Recognition Awards Gala, which honours individuals who have helped bring an

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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,

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Montréal Tops ICCA Rankings of Popular Cities for Conventions

May 11, 2017 by Lori Smith

Montréal has hosted the most international conventions in all of North America, according to the Country and City 2016 rankings released by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), which were released to the public on Monday, May 8th. Montréal held 76

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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

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Palais des congrès de Montréal Partners with GES

April 13, 2017 by Lori Smith

Palais des congrès de Montréal has selected GES as its official supplier of event decorating services following a call for tenders. “We welcome our new partner, and are pleased with this agreement, which will add to the full-service offering we

Opinion

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