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IMEX America Offering Comprehensive Education

August 26, 2016 by douloff

LAS VEGAS — How to communicate and develop a personal brand delivering immediate impact, as well as how to anticipate and prepare for the future, are challenges facing many industry professionals both in and out of the office. Education sessions

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ILEA, VisitScotland Release Event Summit Report

August 26, 2016 by douloff
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CHICAGO — The International Live Events Association (ILEA) along with VisitScotland Business Events has launched ‘Event Horizons,’ a report highlighting the findings of the recent ILEA Global Event Summit 2016 that hosted in Scotland, it was announced this month. The

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Westin Nova Scotian Celebrates 20th Anniversary

August 25, 2016 by douloff
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HALIFAX — New Castle Hotels and Resorts celebrated the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Westin Nova Scotian with a toast by Halifax Mayor Mike Savage from the first keg of a commemorative brew, Westin 20, made by Halifax-area microbrewer Nine

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International Centre Expands Free WiFi

August 25, 2016 by douloff

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The International Centre has significantly expanded its wireless Internet program with the addition of the conference centre and Aviation ballroom as areas where WiFi is provided free of charge, it was announced Aug. 16. The new offerings

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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

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Hotel Shocard Unveils New Event Spaces

August 24, 2016 by douloff

NEW YORK — Hotel Shocard, the new boutique hotel in New York City’s Times Square, has unveiled two new event space options, the Sho-Stopper Suite and the Ensemble Suite, it was announced Aug. 15. The Shocard Suites feature a residential-like

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ALHI Adds First Hotel Member In Maine

August 23, 2016 by douloff
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Cliff House Maine, which reopened on Aug. 21 following the completion of the first phase of a $40 million renovation, has been accepted as the newest member of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), it was announced Aug.

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AlliedPRA New Orleans A Fastest Growing Company

August 23, 2016 by douloff

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — AlliedPRA New Orleans is among Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies, it was announced Aug. 17. The 2016 Inc. Magazine 5000 inductees are the champions of the U.S. economy and among America’s finest

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Lower Manhattan’s post-9/11 Revitalization

August 22, 2016 by douloff

NEW YORK — As the 15th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Lower Manhattan has experienced a renaissance, with new hotels, shopping, celebrity chef-owned restaurants and attractions opening up. Additions to the area include the Four Seasons New York Downtown, expected to

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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

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ALHI Loews Resort Opens at Universal Orlando

August 17, 2016 by douloff

ORLANDO, Fla. — Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando, an addition to the Associated Luxury Hotels International portfolio, opened July 14, it was announced Aug. 10. The Caribbean-inspired Loews Sapphire Falls Resort offers 1,000 guestrooms and 115,000 square feet

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M+IT Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

August 16, 2016 by Lori Smith
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Toronto, Ontario (August 16, 2017) – Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) announced its 2016 Hall of Fame inductees today in a special, live presentation at IncentiveWorks™ 2016, Canada’s leading meeting, events and incentive travel trade show and conference. “We are delighted to welcome this year’s inductees