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Embassy Suites by Hilton Opens New Property in Montreal

May 16, 2018 by Lori Smith

Embassy Suites by Hilton has opened a new property in Montreal. The 162-key Embassy Suites by Hilton Montreal Airport has a 1,260-square-foot meeting room, a 24-hour fitness centre, 24-hour convenience shop in the lobby, a 24-hour business centre, an on-site restaurant (West Side Social), and

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IHG Cutting Third-Party Commissions

May 10, 2018 by Lori Smith

Business Travel News is reporting that InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is reducing commissions from 10 percent to seven percent for group and meeting business at its properties in the United States and Canada. The commission change will be effective January

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SITE Canada and M+I T Partnering on Incentive Travel Market Survey

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) in partnership with SITE Canada and with the support of the SITE Foundation is conducting a comprehensive survey of the Canadian incentive travel market. A link to the 2018 M+IT–SITE Canada Incentive Travel Market Survey

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AC Hotels by Marriott Debuts in Canada

April 25, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International has opened its first AC Hotel-branded property in Canada. The new-build AC Hotel Montréal Centre-Ville is located on Boulevard René-Lévesque in downtown Montreal. Managed by RIMAP Hospitality Services Inc., it is housed on the first twelve floors of a

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New Air Canada Service Connects Montreal to Southern Ontario

April 25, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will begin new domestic regional non-stop flights from Montreal to the southern Ontario cities of London and Windsor on July 2, 2018. “We are pleased to expand Air Canada’s domestic network from Montreal into the growing southern Ontario

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Sheraton Names Directors of Sales at Toronto and Montreal Properties

April 24, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Sheraton Gateway Hotel Toronto and Le Centre Sheraton Montréal have named new directors of sales and marketing. Jennifer Kazlauskis has joined the sales team at Sheraton Gateway Hotel Toronto.  She has more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry,

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M+IT Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Nominees

April 19, 2018 by MeetingsCanada

Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) is delighted to announce the nominees for its 2018 Hall of Fame competition, the Canadian business event industry’s leading independent, national recognition program. The 2018 inductees will be revealed at IncentiveWorks 2018, which is being

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Tidan Hospitality Acquires Landmark Montreal Hotel

April 18, 2018 by Lori Smith

Montréal-based Tidan Hospitality and Real Estate Group acquired the Montréal Marriott Château Champlain, effective April 16, 2018. Atlific Hotels will continue to provide hotel management services during the transition. The 611-room property was constructed by CP Hotels in celebration of

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C2 and IMEX Group Partnering to Drive Innovation in Meetings & Events Sector

April 5, 2018 by Lori Smith

Montreal-based C2 International, an innovative leader in business conferences, has partnered with the IMEX Group in a joint effort to drive innovation and creativity throughout the meetings and events sector. “IMEX and C2 share a similar vision; we are both

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Meetings Mean Business Canada Targets Eastern Canada

March 28, 2018 by Lori Smith

Continuing its mission to advocate for the power of face-to-face meetings, Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMB Canada) board members spent three days in Ontario and Québec meeting with existing and potential supporters. Heidi Welker, chair of MMB Canada and senior

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Hilton Follows Marriott's Lead, Cuts Commission on Group Business

March 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

Hilton Worldwide is following Marriott International’s lead and cutting commissions from 10 percent to seven percent for group bookings at “participating” hotels in the United States and Canada, effective October 1, 2018. Danny Hughes, Hilton’s senior vice-president and commercial director, Americas,

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MPI and MMBC Partnering on GMID Virtual Event

March 22, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC) are collaborating to present a free, 12-hour live stream of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) events taking place around the world. The GMID Virtual Event begins at 6 a.m.