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People for November 06, 2008

November 6, 2008 by Meetings Canada

MTCC Board Chairman Walter Oster Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

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NewAir Rebrands as Enerjet

October 30, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Fledgling Canadian tour and charter-airline operator NewAir and Tours has changed its name to Enerjet and will begin offering air-charter operations throughout Canada in the first quarter of 2009.

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Sandman Group Receives Four Green Key Rating

October 30, 2008 by Meetings Canada

All of the Sandman Hotel Group’s Hotels, Suites and Signature properties, from Montreal to Vancouver, have earned a Four Green Key Rating through the Hotel Association of Canada’s Green Key Eco-Rating Programme.

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Carlson Buys Spanish Agency Viajes Lepanto

October 30, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has bought Viajes Lepanto, a 40-year-old Spanish travel agency that handles business travel and meetings and events.

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Starwood Partners with Worktopia

October 30, 2008 by Meetings Canada

A live inventory of Starwood Hotels’ small meeting rooms is now available for real-time booking on Worktopia’s website.

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Seven MGM Mirage Restaurants Earn Michelin Stars

October 30, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Seven of the 17 Las Vegas eateries honoured with at least one star by the venerable Michelin Guide are located in MGM Mirage properties.

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People for October 30, 2008

October 30, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Maui Jim Promotes Sarah Nicalo to Canadian Sales Manager, Corporate Gifts

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Hyatt Regency Toronto to Open in January

October 23, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts will operate and manage the 394-room Hyatt Regency Toronto in the former Holiday Inn on King, currently undergoing renovation and expected to open in January, 2009, in Toronto’s downtown entertainment district.

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IACC and AH&LEI Develop Partnership with Education Focus

October 23, 2008 by Meetings Canada

The International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) are partnering to provide IACC’s members with targeted educational and professional development resources.

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Icebar Opens in Orlando

October 23, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Icebar Orlando, the first permanent bar made of ice in the U.S., has opened, allowing guests to ‘chill out,’ literally.

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Guerlain Debuts Spa in Waldorf=Astoria New York

October 23, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Guerlain has opened a spa in the Waldorf=Astoria hotel, in New York City, its first for the hotel chain, and plans future spas for new-build Waldorf=Astoria hotels and resorts in gateway cities worldwide.

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Rancho Las Palmas Unveils New Suites

October 23, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, in Rancho Mirage, Cal., has debuted 18 redesigned suites, including two expansive presidential suites, eight luxury suites and eight executive suites.