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Toronto Planners Touring Turkey

November 24, 2016 by Lori Smith

A group of seasoned meeting, event and event travel planners from Toronto are currently in Turkey taking part in an eight-day FAM organized by the Turkish Office of Culture and Tourism, Turkish Airlines and Tursab (Association of Turkish Travel Agencies). The


Industry Insider: Analyzing the Incentive Industry

November 16, 2016 by LES SELBY, CMP, CMM
Les Selby, CMM, CMP

I was fortunate enough to attend the SITE Canada Education Day on Oct. 25th, and experienced some great professional development sessions.   My hat goes off to the committee that planned the day. One of the general sessions was a presentation


Sydney Convention Centre Launching Wine Collection

November 12, 2016 by douloff

SYDNEY — The International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC), set to open in December, has launched its inaugural wine collection, it was announced Nov. 3. Located in Darling Harbour, on Cockle Bay, the facility will be capable of hosting three concurrent


Wyndham Adding 200,000 s.f. of Meeting Space

October 28, 2016 by douloff

LAS VEGAS — Wyndham Hotel Group has signed the Dolce Washington Dulles, the latest in a series of new hotels with significant meeting and event space, it was announced Oct. 18. The new-construction Dolce Washington Dulles, scheduled to open in


Melia Braco Wins Leading New Hotel Award

October 22, 2016 by douloff

RIO BUENO, JAMAICA — Meliá Braco Village has won an award for the Caribbean’s Leading New Hotel 2016 at the Annual World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony held in Ocho Rios, Jamaica last month. Selected by an


Québec Named Year’s Cultural Destination

October 8, 2016 by douloff

QUÉBEC CITY — Québec City has been named culture destination of the year at the Leading Culture Destinations Awards gala in London, it was announced Oct. 3. On hand to accept the award was deputy mayor Michelle Morin-Doyle. Québec City was


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


6 AMResorts Properties Rainforest Certified

September 15, 2016 by douloff

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Six AMResorts properties have earned Rainforest Alliance certification, it was announced on Sept. 7. The six properties that have earned eco certification this year include Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort, Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana,


Porter Resumes Seasonal Service to Orlando, Fla.

September 13, 2016 by douloff
Porter Airlines

TORONTO — Porter Airlines returns to Orlando, Fla. with an enhanced schedule for a second year of seasonal service, it was announced Sept. 12. Flights will increase by almost 50 per cent over last year, with more flights during peak


We-Ko-Pa Resort Receives TripExpert Award

September 10, 2016 by douloff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center won the TripExpert 2016 Experts’ Choice Award, it was announced Sept. 8. Awarded to 5,000 of the best hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions in more than 80 countries over four continents,


WestJet Adding Toronto-Belize Flights

August 15, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — WestJet will begin serving Belize City, Belize, non-stop from Toronto Pearson International Airport starting Oct. 29, it was announced Aug. 8. Starting Aug. 1, WestJet also launched year-round, non-stop service between Calgary and John F. Kennedy International Airport


Top 10 Holiday Luxury Travel Destinations

August 11, 2016 by douloff

NEW YORK — International luxury travel network Virtuoso has revealed the hottest upscale destinations for this year’s holiday season, it was announced Aug. 9. Virtuoso has sourced data from its warehouse of more than $35 billion in transactions to disclose