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Refurbished Bloor Cinema Available for Daytime Meetings/Events

March 19, 2012 by Don Douloff

Toronto’s Bloor Cinema has reopened with a new interior, new name and a new meetings component to its business plan.


Vancouver Airport Outlines 10-Year Improvement Strategy, Increases Fees to Pay for Reno

February 16, 2012 by Don Douloff
App helps manage jet lag.

Vancouver Airport Authority has announced a 10-year strategy outlining $1.8-billion in improvements to Vancouver International Airport (YVR).


Destination Misperception

January 12, 2012 by Don Douloff
Don Douloff, M+IT managing editor.

No question, destination misperception—eliminating a city, or even country, from a list of options for incentives, meetings and events, because of the perceptions surrounding it—does happen.


Trump Toronto Will Feature 12,000 sq. ft. of Event Space

January 12, 2012 by Don Douloff
Pre-function space at Trump Toronto.

The 261-room Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto, opening Jan. 31, will feature 12,000 sq. ft. of event space, including two ballrooms.


CN Tower EdgeWalk Earns Guinness World Records Title

November 9, 2011 by Don Douloff

The EdgeWalk attraction at Toronto’s CN Tower has earned the Guinness World Record for the Highest External Walk on a Building.


WestJet Launches Seasonal Toronto-San Juan, Puerto Rico Service

November 7, 2011 by Don Douloff
WestJet resumes flights to Fort McMurray, Alta.

WestJet has launched twice-weekly seasonal service from Toronto to San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Test Driving the CN Tower’s EdgeWalk

October 21, 2011 by Christine Otsuka
M&IT's assistant editor, Christine Otsuka, tested out Toronto's newest attraction, the CN Tower's EdgeWalk.

I never thought the first time I’d see the view from the top of Toronto’s CN Tower, it would be from outside.


Trump Toronto Set to Open Jan. 31, 2012

October 20, 2011 by Don Douloff
Guestroom at the Trump Toronto, launching in January.

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto is set to welcome guests Jan. 31, 2012, marking the brand’s second international hotel and first in Canada.


Screen Lounge Event Venue Opens in Toronto

September 1, 2011 by Don Douloff
The rooftop space at just-opened Screen Lounge.

Screen Lounge, a two-level special-event venue, has opened in downtown Toronto.


Stock Restaurant Opening in Trump Toronto in Late Fall

August 30, 2011 by Don Douloff
Stock restaurant will be housed on Trump Toronto's 31st floor.

When Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto opens later this fall, it will feature Stock restaurant on its 31st floor.


Porter Adding 6th Daily Toronto-Boston Flight Starting Oct. 12

August 29, 2011 by Don Douloff
Porter is adding flights to Washington, DC, on April 16.

Porter Airlines is increasing weekday roundtrip flights to six from five between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Boston’s Logan International Airport, beginning Oct. 12.


Tourism Vancouver Names New Board

July 27, 2011 by Don Douloff

Tourism Vancouver has announced its 2011/2012 board of directors, representing a cross-section of Metro Vancouver’s tourism industry.