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Fairmont Empress Restoration Complete

June 21, 2017 by Lori Smith

The two-year, $60-million restoration of the Fairmont Empress is now complete. The iconic Victoria property, which was named in honour of Queen Victoria, will celebrate its official Grand Opening on June 28. The restoration’s final phase included:  a renovated health club and pool; refreshed Willow

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Your business vision, Sun Peaks’ views

June 15, 2017 by Sponsored Content

Sun Peaks is a resort community located 45 minutes from Kamloops, in BC’s interior. Known for it’s stress-free mountain experience, the charming, pedestrian village includes 9 hotels and lodges, and over 40 locally-owned shops and restaurants. Sun Peaks is Canada’s second largest ski area with

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Your business vision, Sun Peaks’ views

June 15, 2017 by SPONSORED CONTENT

Sun Peaks is a resort community located 45 minutes from Kamloops, in BC’s interior. Known for it’s stress-free mountain experience, the charming, pedestrian village includes 9 hotels and lodges, and over 40 locally-owned shops and restaurants. Sun Peaks is Canada’s

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Whistler Welcoming Canada's First Pod Hotel in 2018

June 13, 2017 by Lori Smith

Pangea Pod Hotel, an accommodation concept that fills the void between hostels and hotels, is set to open in Whistler, B.C.’s pedestrian village next April. “Pangea is unlike anything else offered in Canada. Pangea will speak to sophisticated, value-conscious guests

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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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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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Kwa'lilas Hotel Opens on Vancouver Island

May 18, 2017 by Lori Smith

Kwa’lilas Hotel, the first-Aboriginal-owned hotel to offer stay and play cultural experiences on the north end of Vancouver Island, has opened after a year-long renovation from the ground up of the former Port Hardy Inn. The Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nation, who fully

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Campbell River Comfort Inn Receives Top Choice Hotels Honour

May 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Comfort Inn & Suites in Campbell River, BC, received the International Hotel of the Year Award for the Comfort brand at Choice Hotels International’s 63rd  annual convention in Las Vegas. Partner and general manager Jonathan Shead was on hand

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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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The Supply Side: Triple Play

May 6, 2017 by ALLAN LYNCH

It’s been said that the electric light did not come from the continuous improvement of candles. A revolutionary approach was needed. Well, St. John’s, Saskatoon and Victoria think they have a revolutionary, business-boosting idea based on collaboration and convenience. The

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Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre Employee Recognized for Venue Engineering

May 3, 2017 by Lori Smith

Jan Szabat, director of Engineering Services for Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre, has been recognized by Venues Today Magazine, Venue Solutions Group and the Venue Operations Summit Board of Advisors for excellence in venue management. The award recognizes one engineer working

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WestJet Grows Abbotsford Service

May 1, 2017 by Lori Smith

WestJet launched  its new non-stop service between Abbotsford and Winnipeg on Sunday. With the launch, it becomes the largest carrier operating out of Winnipeg this summer with 51 per cent of total available seats. In addition, it increased the frequency of