Meetings Canada

News

News

Air Canada Launching Montreal-Shanghai Flights

September 26, 2016 by douloff
App helps manage jet lag.

MONTREAL — Air Canada announced on Sept. 23 the introduction of daily year-round flights from Montreal to Shanghai, China beginning Feb. 16, 2017. This marks Air Canada’s first direct service to China from Montreal as well as the introduction of

News

Curio Opens in Former St. Louis Train Depot

September 26, 2016 by douloff

LOUIS — Following a $40 million renovation, St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton has opened in a former St. Louis train depot, it was announced Sept. 26. The property features 539 guestrooms and suites in what was

News

New education, networking opportunities at IMEX

September 25, 2016 by douloff
_UPA2183-WEB

LAS VEGAS — Planners attending IMEX America will have access to new education streams and networking opportunities at the show, which runs Oct. 18 to 20, in Las Vegas. IMEX America’s education program runs all week after its usual professional

News

Nashville Marks Music Anniversaries in 2017

September 24, 2016 by douloff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Next year will mark major anniversaries for many of Nashville’s most iconic music establishments, it was announced Sept. 22. In 2017, Music City celebrates the genesis of some of music’s most popular and historic music venues, museums

News

Naples Beach Hotel Golf Reno Nears Completion

September 23, 2016 by douloff
Pool-WEB

NAPLES, Fla. — The substantial renovation of the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club’s championship golf course is expected to be completed in November, it was announced in mid-September. The course at the AAA Four-Diamond resort in Southwest Florida is

News

Westin Bear Mountain Completes Renovation

September 23, 2016 by douloff

VICTORIA, B.C. — The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa has completed an extensive renovation of its 156 guestrooms and 72 suites, it was announced Sept. 21. The refurbishment comes in advance of a busy month as the resort

News

Tourisme Montréal Reveals Business Travel Strategy

September 22, 2016 by douloff

MONTRÉAL — At its annual conference on tourism prospects, Tourisme Montréal on Sept. 15 presented its business travel market strategy for the city: a quality experience with expert support. The organization invited Montréal leaders to work with meeting planners to

News

Quest AV Named a Fastest-Growing Company

September 22, 2016 by douloff

TORONTO — Toronto-based Quest Audio Visual has landed on Canadian Business and PROFIT’s 28th annual PROFIT 500 list, ranking Canada’s fastest-growing companies, for the second straight year, it was announced Sept. 19. Ranked among Canadian businesses by its five-year revenue growth, Quest

News

China Approves Marriott Starwood Merger

September 21, 2016 by douloff

BETHESDA, MD. — Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced on Sept. 20 that their merger transaction has received approval from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). Since this was the last regulatory approval required to complete the

News

MPI Adds CMP Prep, HMCC Course to IMEX Monday

September 21, 2016 by douloff

DALLAS — Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has added new program elements, including a CMP master class and Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC) course, to the schedule for Smart Monday (Oct. 17) at IMEX America, which runs Oct. 18 to 20.

News

Cineplex Opens First Rec Room in Edmonton

September 21, 2016 by douloff

TORONTO — Cineplex debuted its new concept, The Rec Room, offering dining, live entertainment and gaming, in Edmonton on Sept. 19. Located at South Edmonton Common, the two-level, 60,000-square-foot complex devotes half of its space to dining and live entertainment

News

DoubleTree Myrtle Beach Unveils Renovation

September 20, 2016 by douloff
DoubleTreeMyrtleBeach_HR-WEB

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront has unveiled its expanded and renovated property, it was announced Sept. 15. Following a 12-month, multimillion dollar renovation and expansion, the 30-acre seaside hotel, formerly known as the