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The Rec Room Coming to Winnipeg

March 20, 2018 by Lori Smith

Cineplex has announced plans to build a new location of The Rec Room at Seasons of Tuxedo in Winnipeg, Manitoba. “When people think of Cineplex they typically think of our film exhibition business, but I’m excited to show the Winnipeg


The Rec Room Heading to Eastern Canada

February 28, 2018 by Lori Smith

Cineplex has announced plans to build a new location of The Rec Room at Avalon Mall in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Scheduled to open in early 2019, the nearly 30,000-square-foot dining and entertainment complex will be The Rec Room’s seventh location


Waldorf Astoria to Operate New Luxury Property in London, UK

November 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

Prime Investors Capital Ltd. has appointed Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts to operate a new luxury hotel that will be housed in London’s iconic Admiralty Arch. The Admiralty Arch Waldorf Astoria will open in 2022, following an extensive renovation and


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


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


Celebrity Edge to Feature Dedicated Meeting Venue

September 26, 2017 by Lori Smith

Celebrity Cruises has revealed that its new ship, the Celebrity Edge, will have a state-of-the-art meeting venue called The Meeting Place. Designed by Wilson Butler Architects, the 1,970-square-foot venue will have a central location on the ship and will have


Business Events Canada Launches Digital Hub

September 6, 2017 by Lori Smith

Business Events Canada, a division of Destination Canada, has launched a digital hub to attract international meetings, conventions, and incentive events to Canada. The hub, which is supported by a dedicated content team, is geared toward US, UK and international


Parq Vancouver Opening this Month

September 6, 2017 by Lori Smith

Vancouver’s newest entertainment destination, Parq Vancouver, is set to open its doors on Friday, September 29, 2017. A celebratory roll of the dice on the casino floor will mark the occasion at 11 p.m. PST. Built to meet LEED Gold


IncentiveWorks 2017 Delivers Connections and Education

August 31, 2017 by

Nearly 1,400 supplier representatives played host to more than 2,300 meeting and incentive travel planners at IncentiveWorks 2017,  which was held August 22-23, 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. IncentiveWorks is the Canadian business events industry’s largest and leading


MGM and Sydell Debuting New Meeting Space at Park MGM

August 2, 2017 by Lori Smith

MGM Resorts International and New York-based Sydell Group will debut a new meetings and conference space this fall as part of Monte Carlo Resort and Casino’s transformation into the Park MGM. The new space will span 77,000 square feet with 43 meeting rooms


Topgolf and Cineplex Partner to bring Topgolf to Canada

July 26, 2017 by Lori Smith

Topgolf® and Cineplex  have formed an exclusive partnership that will bring Topgolf’s sports entertainment experience to Canada. The joint venture will see the opening of multiple Topgolf venues in markets across the country during the next several years. “Throughout the years, Canada has been


Meet, Eat, Drink: Sake Rok Las Vegas

July 18, 2017 by SIM FRAYNE

A shishito pepper is my first taste of Sake Rok Las Vegas. The sweet, slim capsicum, sautéed with crispy garlic, lime and sea salt, is one of the dishes served at Meeting Professionals International’s World Education Congress (WEC) 2017 opening