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WestJet Expands Service to Europe

February 1, 2018 by Lori Smith

WestJet is increasing its service between Atlantic Canada and Europe, adding daily direct flights from Halifax to Paris and London, U.K., to its 2018 summer schedule. The flights, which will operate between Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Charles de Gaulle

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Porter Increasing Service to Newfoundland

January 29, 2018 by Lori Smith

Porter Airlines is more than doubling its service to Stephenville, Newfoundland this year. The carrier announced today that it is adding spring and fall service to the city on Newfoundland’s west coast. More than 50 round-trip flights will operate between

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Discover Halifax Names New Vice-President, Sales

January 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

Michelle Brenton has been named the new vice-president of sales for Discover Halifax. She brings over 20 years of sales leadership experience, including 10 years in a senior leadership role with BC Hydro. “With extensive experience leading regional and national

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Group Germain Hotels Opens Newfoundland Property

January 3, 2018 by Lori Smith

Groupe Germain Hôtels opened its newest property in St. John’s, Newfoundland, in early December. The 148-room Alt Hotel St. John’s is the Group’s second property to open in the Atlantic Provinces under the Alt banner. Located at the corner of

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Halifax Convention Centre Celebrates Official Opening

December 18, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Halifax Convention Centre hosted its official opening ceremony on Friday, December 15th. “The Halifax Convention Centre will attract thousands of new visitors from around the world to our province,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “It will build on our booming

Opinion

Member Voices: Experiences are the Expected

December 10, 2017 by JULIA O'GRADY

This summer I attended the CanSPEP conference in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and when I think back on my days in the red sand there are a few moments that stand out as exceptional. The funny thing is they were

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IACC Announce Canada Chapter Copper Skillet Winners

November 23, 2017 by Lori Smith

Following a competitive one-hour challenge, Brandon Szocs of Banff Centre and Ryan Beauvais of NAV CENTRE, won the Senior and Junior Canadian Chapter Cook-Off categories respectively, of the IACC’s global Copper Skillet culinary competition. Beauvais won the judges’ votes with

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M+IT Announces 2017 Readers' Choice Award Recipients

November 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Incentive Travel’s readers nominated their favourite venues and suppliers and then cast 1,893 votes to determine the winners of the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The 2017 winners and honourable mentions are featured in a special photo report in the

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Discover Halifax Client Appreciation Event - Toronto

November 14, 2017 by Lori Smith

WHO: Discover Halifax WHAT: 2017 Toronto Client Appreciation Event WHERE: The Chase Fish & Oyster, 10 Temperance Street, Toronto WHEN: November 2, 2017 WIN: Taylor Weinstein, Redstone Agency’s director of event management services, won the evening’s grand prize: $300 of

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CanSPEP Conference 2017

October 25, 2017 by Lori Smith

WHO: Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners (CanSPEP) WHAT: 2017 Annual Conference WHERE: Delta Prince Edward and P.E.I. Convention Centre, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island WHEN: July 27-29, 2017 WOW: CanSPEP members, guests and suppliers gathered in the home of Confederation

Opinion

Discover Gatineau, your next business destination!

October 18, 2017 by SPONSORED CONTENT

Known for their exceptional quality of life, Gatineau and the Outaouais region have a lot to offer. When it comes to business destinations, Gatineau, in Canada’s Capital Region, is right up there with cities like Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Boasting

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Voting Open for M+IT 2017 Readers' Choice Awards

September 28, 2017 by Lori Smith

The nominations are in and voting is now open for Meetings + Incentive Travel’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. From August 29th to September 22nd, 2017, planners had the opportunity to nominate suppliers that had exceeded expectations in a range of