MTCC Board Chairman Walter Oster Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
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.
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.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has bought Viajes Lepanto, a 40-year-old Spanish travel agency that handles business travel and meetings and events.
A live inventory of Starwood Hotels’ small meeting rooms is now available for real-time booking on Worktopia’s website.
Seven of the 17 Las Vegas eateries honoured with at least one star by the venerable Michelin Guide are located in MGM Mirage properties.
Maui Jim Promotes Sarah Nicalo to Canadian Sales Manager, Corporate Gifts
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.
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.
Icebar Orlando, the first permanent bar made of ice in the U.S., has opened, allowing guests to ‘chill out,’ literally.
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.
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.