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Toronto Hosting Largest Incentive Travel Group to Visit Canada

May 12, 2016 by Lori Smith

This week 4,500 delegates from Perfect China begin their incentive travel program in Toronto. It is the largest incentive travel group to ever visit Canada, reports Tourism Toronto. “Perfect China is one of the largest direct-sales companies in the world

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Fairmont Adds to Luxury Portfolio

May 10, 2016 by Lori Smith

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) is developing new luxury properties in Morocco and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Fairmont Taghazout Bay, Morocco and Fairmont Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia are both scheduled to open before 2020. “The market for luxury

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Jumeirah - Emirates Event Toronto (VoX Intl)

March 18, 2016 by Lori Smith
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WHO: Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts (rep. VoX Intl)  and Emirates Airline WHAT: An evening of great cuisine and networking with representatives from 10 Jumeirah properties from around the globe. WHERE: Casa Loma, Toronto WHEN: March 16, 2016 WOW: One-of-a-kind experience with a symphony orchestra that

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Motivating Millennials

February 17, 2016 by ISSA JOUANEH

With all the buzz about how millennials are changing the workplace and shifting planners’ meeting strategies, it comes as no surprise that this generation—defined globally as individuals born between 1981 and 2000—is perhaps the most influential in incentive travel, today.

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ALHI Adds Paris Properties to Portfolio

February 17, 2016 by Lori Smith
Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe Paris --- Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI)

The Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe, Paris and Les Jardins du Marais, Paris are the newest members of Associated Luxury Hotels International’s (ALHI) portfolio of luxury properties. Both hotels are part of The Gate Collection, joining sister property The

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IMEX America 2016

January 6, 2016 by Lori Smith

October 18-20, 2016 – Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. The largest meetings industry trade show in the United States, IMEX America brings together buyers and suppliers from around the world. The appointments-only show, which is now in its

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SITE Nite a Fundraising Success

October 25, 2015 by Lori Smith

This year’s edition of SITE Nite North America, the annual fundraising party hosted by the SITE Foundation during IMEX America, raised nearly $200,000 USD for incentive travel research and education. SITE Nite 2015 was held on October 12 at the

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SITE Canada Education Day 2015

September 19, 2015 by Lori Smith

November 3, 2015 – One King West, Toronto, ON. This year’s edition of SITE Canada’s Education Day will feature sessions a range of subjects including the impact of generational change on businesses; global travel risk management; the state of the incentive

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IMEX America 2015

September 19, 2015 by Lori Smith

October 13-15, 2015 – Las Vegas, NV – The largest meetings industry trade show in the United States, IMEX America brings together buyers and suppliers from around the world. The appointments-only show, which is now in its 5th year, also offers

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Explora Names Canadian Rep

June 24, 2015 by Lori Smith

Dallyce Macas, owner of éminence Canada, is now representing Explora®, a travel company that provides authentic travel experiences in remote regions of South America. Macas has more than 25 years experience in the specialty areas of luxury and active travel with a focus

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Young Travel Professionals' Toronto Celebrates First Anniversary

June 8, 2015 by Lori Smith

Young Travel Professionals – Toronto Chapter (YTP-TO) is celebrating its first anniversary with a special event co-hosted by Tourism Australia. The bash will take place at Toronto’s Track & Field bar on June 10th, 2015. To RSVP, visit bit.ly/1GjLeua. Since launching in

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SITE Joins Effort to End Child Exploitation

May 19, 2015 by Lori Smith
ECPAT USA

The Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) has officially joined ECPAT’s efforts to end child exploitation and human trafficking. The association’s International Board of Directors formally signed the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct (The Code) during SITE Nite Europe, May