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Edmonton and Saskatoon Radissons Win Awards

March 21, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Radisson Hotel Edmonton South and Radisson Hotel Saskatoon each took home the Radisson President’s Award by the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The award is given out to the top Radisson hotels demonstrating an outstanding level of enthusiasm and dedication

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Shaw Conference Centre Hires Executive Pastry Chef

March 3, 2017 by Lori Smith

Jason Wang is rejoining the award-winning pastry team at Edmonton’s  Shaw Conference Centre (SCC) in the role of Executive Pastry Chef. A certified red and blue seal pastry chef, Chef Wang is a rising star who has developed his culinary talent

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WestJet Launches Service to Phoenix-Mesa

January 23, 2017 by douloff

CALGARY — WestJet has launched service from Calgary and Edmonton to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, it was announced Jan. 19. “The Phoenix-Mesa market is very robust and WestJet continues to add new service to meet demand. These new non-stop flights connect

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WestJet Launches Winnipeg-Hamilton Service

January 19, 2017 by douloff

CALGARY — WestJet launched non-stop service between Winnipeg and Hamilton, Ont., it was announced Jan. 17. A day earlier, the airline also relaunched non-stop service to Edmonton and Halifax from Hamilton. WestJet now offers 27 weekly departures to seven non-stop

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IHG Opens First Dual-Branded Property in Canada

January 6, 2017 by douloff

TORONTO – InterContinental Hotels Group has opened the 77-room Candlewood Suites and 137-room Holiday Inn Express property near the West Edmonton Mall, the company’s first dual-branded property in Canada, it was announced Jan. 3. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites

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Shaw Centre's Urban Beekeeping Celebrated

November 29, 2016 by douloff

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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WestJet Announces New Canadian Flights

July 3, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — WestJet announced on June 24 that it has introduced flights from Edmonton to Hamilton, Ont., and Winnipeg to Kelowna, B.C. Flights are available for sale as of June 27, with service beginning July 28. “These are cities we

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SilverBirch Adds to Executive Culinary Teams

April 26, 2016 by Lori Smith

Three new chefs—Curtis Toth, Brian McBride and Adam Brack—have joined SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts‘ award-winning executive culinary teams at the DoubleTree by Hilton™ Hotel and Conference Centre Regina, Radisson Hotel Edmonton South and DoubleTree by Hilton™ West Edmonton respectively. “We are exceptionally

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VIDEO! 10 Great Places to Meet in Canada

April 5, 2016 by Lori Smith
Lobby Bar Event Space, Thompson Hotel Toronto

Places and spaces showcased in this video are: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel, Montreal, Quebec Halifax Central Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia Rodd Miramichi River, Miramichi, New Brunswick Niagara Brewing Company, Niagara Falls, Ontario The Front Room, Lobby Bar, Thompson Toronto Hotel,

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ICE District Getting JW Marriott

January 22, 2016 by Lori Smith

A JW Marriott will be the first luxury hotel in Edmonton’s ICE District, the new mixed-use sports  and entertainment district currently under development. The JW Marriott Edmonton, which is expected to open in late 2018,  is one of the most

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SilverBirch Gives to Charities Across Canada

January 15, 2016 by Lori Smith
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts' 2016 Friends in Need Campaign Donation

SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts’ annual Friends in Need holiday campaign raised $36,040 for charities across Canada. During the holiday season, 10 participating SilverBirch hotels offered guests special holiday rates, with $10 from each room booked during the week of December