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Calgary Convention Centre Hosts ISPCAN

August 29, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC) is hosting the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) Aug. 28-31. Calgary was shortlisted against Dubai for this bi-annual conference, which will bring 1,200 to 1,500 attendees


Westin Calgary Launches CrossFit Ramsay

August 24, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY – The Westin Calgary is offering guests the chance to begin their mornings with trainers from CrossFit Ramsay Calgary weekday mornings in the WestinWORKOUT area of the hotel, it was announced Aug. 15. CrossFit Ramsay sessions are available for


Shaw Conference Centre Staff Recognized

August 22, 2016 by douloff

EDMONTON — The International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) has recognized three Shaw Conference Centre employees for their leadership in the venue management industry, it was announced Aug. 18. General manager Lisanne Lewis and client service manager Manfred Kalk have


Canadian Businesses Value Face-to-Face: Study

August 11, 2016 by douloff

TORONTO — Canadian travellers believe business travel is important for company financial performance and are satisfied with their overall business travel experiences, according to the GBTA Global Business Traveller Sentiment Index, in partnership with American Express, it was announced Aug.


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August 11, 2016 by CAROLINE COMEAU
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Inside This Convention City’s Booming Culinary Scene [sponsored content]


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Air Canada Only Airline in Canada's Top 50 Brands

August 9, 2016 by douloff
App helps manage jet lag.

MONTREAL — Air Canada’s brand value has soared 88 per cent to $1.8 billion over last year, placing it among the Top 50 most valuable Canadian brands, according to this year’s report on Canadian brands published by Brand Finance, it


Four Seasons Vancouver Names New Executive Chef

August 9, 2016 by douloff

VANCOUVER — Four Seasons Vancouver has named Weimar Gomez executive chef, it was announced last month. A 16-year Four Seasons veteran, Gomez developed his talent in prestigious kitchens in Bogota, Miami, Shanghai and Paris, where he spent time at Michelin


Watkins Rates Vancouver Top Convention City

August 6, 2016 by douloff

VANCOUVER — Vancouver was ranked top convention city in Canada and second in North America, according to Watkins Research Group’s biennial Meeting and Convention Planners Survey, it was announced Aug. 4. Watkins’ rankings are based on responses from nearly 900


WestJet Adds Flights for 2016-17 Winter

August 4, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — WestJet announced last month that it will add dozens of new flights to its domestic and international networks as part of its 2016-2017 winter schedule. “As our network of more than 100 destinations in over 20 countries continues


Westin Bayshore Wildlife Practices CWF Certified

August 3, 2016 by douloff

VANCOUVER — The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver has been awarded a wildlife-friendly habitat certification by the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), it was announced last month. The CWF’s Backyard Habitat Certification Program recognizes the concerted efforts the hotel takes to meet the


QuickMobile Enhances Event Apps

July 27, 2016 by douloff

VANCOUVER — Enterprise mobile meeting and event apps company QuickMobile has unveiled new product features for large enterprises, it was announced July 14. Meeting organizers can now enforce security policies and gather consent from users attending an event. It presents