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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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St. Regis Bal Harbour Finishing Reno by Year End

December 1, 2016 by douloff
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BAL HARBOUR, FLA. — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts expects to complete a $35 million renovation at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort by the end of 2016, it was announced Nov. 16. The renovations will add a Greek-inspired restaurant,

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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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Hilton Curio Collection Debuts in Central America

November 30, 2016 by douloff
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TELA, Honduras and MCLEAN, Va. — Indura Beach & Golf Resort has joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton, marking the brand’s debut in Central America, it was announced Nov. 10. Situated in a tropical landscape, the hotel’s 60 junior

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Homewood Halifax Ranks Top 10 in Canada: Trivago

November 29, 2016 by douloff
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VANCOUVER — SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts announced on Nov. 14 that Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown was recognized as one of the top 10 3-star hotels in Canada, according to Trivago Awards 2017. “We are thrilled to be ranked by

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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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Miami CVB Pledges to Fight Mosquito Borne Diseases

November 29, 2016 by douloff
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MIAMI — The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) in partnership with Visit Florida, the Greater Miami and The Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA), and Florida Lodging and Restaurant Association hosted a travel and tourism industry forum to intensify ongoing

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Marriott Signs Four Mexican Properties

November 29, 2016 by douloff

MEXICO CITY — Marriott International, Inc. has signed four hotels in Mexico, and following an aggressive expansion strategy in one of the region’s key markets, expects to add the new properties to its portfolio of 70 hotels, it was announced

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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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W Opening on Portugal’s Algarve Coast in 2018

November 28, 2016 by douloff
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NEW YORK — W Hotels Worldwide will open W Algarve in 2018 on Portugal’s Algarve coast, it was announced Nov. 9. This opening will mark the third W Escape in Europe, a newly created portfolio of W Hotels located in