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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
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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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Shaw Centre's Urban Beekeeping Celebrated

November 29, 2016 by douloff
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EDMONTON — Japanese television highlighted Shaw Conference Centre’s urban beekeeping program, one of six Canadian destinations featured on the show Bee World, airing on the Tokyo TV network, it was announced last month. In its first year under the City

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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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10 reasons why meeting in Calgary this winter will be awe-inspiring [sponsored content]

November 28, 2016 by Lori Smith

The temperatures might be dropping, but the reception in Calgary feels anything but chilly. Besides a convention center that puts attendees at the doorstep of downtown, the city comes alive during the colder months, offering groups a unique meeting experience

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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,

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Freeman Names Richard Purcell to Regional Director Post

November 28, 2016 by douloff
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TORONTO — Richard Purcell has been named regional director, strategic partnerships, Western Canada, at Freeman Audio Visual Canada, it was announced Nov. 11. “In this role, Richard will develop new business partnerships for us with hotels, convention centres and alternative

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Marriott Canada Named a Best Employer

November 27, 2016 by douloff
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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

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Air Canada Adding Vancouver-Frankfurt & London

November 25, 2016 by douloff
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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,

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enRoute Names Kissa Tanto Best New Restaurant

November 24, 2016 by douloff
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TORONTO — Vancouver’s Kissa Tanto topped enRoute magazine’s list of Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2016, it was announced last month. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Air Canada enRoute Canada’s Best New Restaurants, a program that seeks to promote

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Indigenous Speakers Bureau Builds Cultural Bridges

November 23, 2016 by douloff

REGINA, SK. — Earlier this year, the International Indigenous Speakers Bureau launched, with a mission to help shape a positive understanding of Indigenous people. Founded by Claire Bélanger-Parker, a member of CanSPEP and Shannon Loutitt, the IISB provides an opportunity

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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