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Québec City CC Wins Bid to Host World Magic Championships

July 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Québec City Convention Centre and the Club de magie du Québec have won the bid to host the 2021 World Championships of Magic, held by the International Federation of Magic Societies (FISM). The news was announced by Domenico Dante, president, FISM,

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Quebec City Convention Centre Posting Strong Numbers for Summer 2018

July 4, 2018 by Lori Smith

This summer the Québec City Convention Centre is hosting more than 8,000 Canadian, American, and international delegates attending nine national and international conventions. These business tourists will have an estimated economic impact of more than $12 million. “The Québec City

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Group Germain Renovating Downtown Montreal Property

June 20, 2018 by Lori Smith

Group Germain Hotels has announced plans for a $20 million renovation of its Le Germain property in downtown Montréal. The Mansfield Street hotel will close in October and reopen in May 2019. “This major transformation will allow Le Germain Hotel

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Group Germain Hotels Launches New Banner

June 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

The first property in Group Germain Hotel’s new Alt+ banner is now open in Brossard, on Montreal’s South Shore. The 168-key Alt+ Hotel Quartier DIX30 was designed by the Quebec firm LEMAYMICHAUD Architecture Design. It has six meeting spaces across almost

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Team-Building & Travel: The Perfect Combination

June 8, 2018 by JONATHAN HILTZ

Today’s business world is vast and diverse, but the one thing all companies have in common is the need to build strong teams of employees. Anyone who has been in the corporate world long enough knows that spending time chatting

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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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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