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Air Canada Launching 6 U.S. Routes in Spring

December 10, 2016 by douloff
App helps manage jet lag.

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,

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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

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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,

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Hyatt LAX New Unveils New Meeting Spaces

November 30, 2016 by douloff
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LOS ANGELES — Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) unveils its new meeting and event spaces, which will be available beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Included in the hotel’s redesign is The Hyatt Regency Conference Center featuring more than 10,000

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WestJet Adding Flights to Mesa, Ariz. in January

November 29, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — WestJet will begin serving Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Calgary and Edmonton starting Jan. 19, 2017, it was announced last month. Beginning Jan. 19, flights will serve Calgary and Mesa three times a week, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Beginning

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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,

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SITE Announces 2017 Int'l Board, Foundation Trustees

November 25, 2016 by douloff
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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

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Platinum DMC Announces New Members

November 24, 2016 by douloff
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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

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Hilton Expands Soap Recycling Program

November 21, 2016 by douloff
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MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton announced last month that all 750 properties across its all suites brands will recycle discarded soap and amenity bottles and donate them to reduce hygiene-related illnesses for communities in need. This expands Hilton’s soap recycling program

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Sheraton Bay Point Opens on Florida’s Emerald Coast

November 19, 2016 by douloff
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BETHESDA, MD — Following a $30 million renovation, Sheraton Bay Point Resort has opened in Panama City Beach, on Florida’s Emerald Coast, it was announced Nov. 1. Located within a 1,100-acre wildlife preserve on St. Andrews Bay, the property features

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Most Valued Site Sourcing Tech Features: Study

November 18, 2016 by douloff
the Unsocial app helps attendees network at meetings and event.

ALEXANDRIA, VA — A new GBTA Foundation study revealed the most valued and most desired features when it comes to site sourcing technology, it was announced last month. Location (27 per cent) and cost (26 per cent) are the top

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Lexington NYC Hotel Completes $50M Renovation

November 17, 2016 by douloff

NEW YORK –– The historic Lexington New York City unveiled the final phase of its three-year, $50 million renovation, which culminated in a 5,000-square-foot conversion of the S. Dynasty restaurant into a meetings and events centre, it was announced earlier