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Caesars Windsor Launch Party in Toronto

October 2, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Toronto-area meeting planners were invited to meet and greet with senior staff of Caesars Windsor at the recent launch party held at Rain, in Toronto.

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Guoman Launching in London, Targeting China

October 2, 2008 by Meetings Canada

A new luxury hotel group, Guoman Hotels, is launching in England and targeting China.

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Fairmont Plans December Launch in Boston

October 2, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Fairmont will manage the new Fairmont Battery Wharf, scheduled to open in December, on Boston’s waterfront, adjacent to the city’s historic North End.

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Chef Upstairs Launches Cooking-Studio Event Venue

October 2, 2008 by Meetings Canada

The Chef Upstairs has launched a second-floor private dining room/cooking studio, in midtown Toronto, designed as a full-fledged event venue for small groups.

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CORAL Alliance Takes Green Tour Guide Global

October 2, 2008 by Meetings Canada

The San Francisco-based Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) has taken its environmentally sustainable, tour-guide training programme worldwide.

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Ripley's 'Odditorium' Lives Up to its Name

October 2, 2008 by Meetings Canada

“People are always looking for something different when planning their events,” says Michael Hirsch, general manager of Ripley’s Believe it or Not!

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People for October 2, 2008

October 2, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Jeff Dixon Named Director of Sales and Marketing for Niagara Convention Centre

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Hyatt Regency First to Embrace Bullfrog Power

September 25, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Hyatt Regency Calgary is Canada’s first large hotel to support renewable electricity with Bullfrog Power, as the facility’s 13,500-sq.-ft. ballroom, gym and 22 meeting rooms are ‘bullfrogpowered’ with Alberta-generated wind power.

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MPI Scores Coup with Sustainable Event Certification

September 25, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) takes the lead in sustainable-event certification, as the first to implement the new certification of British Standard 8901 (BSi8901) at its London European Meetings and Events Conference at London ExCeL this April.

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CityCenter to Deliver Most Tech-Advanced Hotels in US

September 25, 2008 by Meetings Canada

When it opens in late 2009, CityCenter, in Las Vegas, will debut the most advanced guestroom technology in the U.S., at ARIA Resort & Casino, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas and The Harmon Hotel, Spa & Residences.

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Westin Verasa, Napa Opens

September 25, 2008 by Meetings Canada

On Sept. 18, The Westin Verasa, Napa opened its doors deep in the heart of California wine country.

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People for September 25, 2008

September 25, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Ken Cretney Named GM of Vancouver Convention Centre