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VIA Rail Retains Top Spot In Agents' Choice Awards

July 31, 2008 by Meetings Canada

For the second year in a row, VIA Rail Canada has won first place for passenger rail services in the annual Agents’ Choice Awards.

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Algonquin Radio Observatory: Reach for the Stars

July 31, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Nestled on an unspoiled 100-acre site on Lake Travers, deep in Algonquin Park, in Northern Ontario, is the Algonquin Radio Observatory (ARO).

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People for July 31, 2008

July 31, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Gail Chapelsky Appointed GM of Vancouver’s L’Hermitage Hotel

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Skyline Buys Horseshoe Valley

July 24, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Skyline International Development has bought Ontario’s Horseshoe Valley Resort for $37-million, expecting to create synergies with a waterfront community it’s spearheading in Ontario.

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Expedia Acquires Synergi and Rebrands

July 24, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Expedia Corporate Travel (ECT) has bought Mississauga, Ont.-based Synergi Global Travel Management.

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Planners Invited to Skill-Enhancing 'Boot Camp'

July 24, 2008 by Meetings Canada

On Aug. 11 and 12, an ‘army’ of event and marketing planners will report to the second-annual Special Event Boot Camp, at downtown Toronto’s Steam Whistle Brewing, to enhance their skills and have a little fun.

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Inn at Laurel Point Unveils New Look and New Name

July 24, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Inn at Laurel Point, formerly the Laurel Point Inn, in Victoria, B.C., has unveiled a $5-million renovation along with its new name.

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Ancient Cedars Spa Named World's Best

July 24, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Travel+Leisure Magazine has named Ancient Cedars Spa at the Wickaninnish Inn, in Tofino, B.C., the top hotel spa in the world and the best hotel spa in the Continental U.S. and Canada.

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People for July 24, 2008

July 24, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Starwood Names Paul Sacco Senior VP, North America Development.

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Southwest Alliance Opens Up US for WestJet

July 17, 2008 by Meetings Canada

The industry is watching closely to see how the partnership between WestJet and Southwest Airlines will affect WestJet’s U.S. market reach.

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IHG Expands Holiday Inn Express in Alberta

July 17, 2008 by Meetings Canada

InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding its Holiday Inn Express presence in Alberta, with one hotel already opened, in Hinton, and another slated to open July 28, in Edson.

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Fairmont to Launch Oman Resort Within 4 Years

July 17, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Fairmont Hotels plans to manage Fairmont The Wave, Muscat. A luxury resort planned in three to four years, the property will be located on the coast of the Gulf of Oman.