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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

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WestJet Introduces Non-Stop Vegas Flights from Three Western Cities

September 18, 2008 by Meetings Canada

WestJet has introduced non-stop routes to Las Vegas from Victoria, B.C., and Regina and Saskatoon, Sask.

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Ramada Edmonton Completes First Stage of $8-million Reno

September 18, 2008 by Meetings Canada

The 428-room Ramada Conference Centre Edmonton has completed the first stage of an $8-million renovation.

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Fairmont Plans 2011 Launch for Haitang Bay Resort, China

September 18, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Fairmont Hotels will manage the Haitang Bay Resort, Sanya, China scheduled to open in 2011.

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Signature at MGM Grand Named 'Best in Stay'

September 18, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Orbitz.com travelers have chosen The Signature at MGM Grand as a Five-Star “Best in Stay Business Hotel.”

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Vancouver Company Named an Agent for Virgin Space Flights

September 18, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Vancouver luxury travel agency Mason Horvath has been chosen as an Accredited Space Agent (ASA) for Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic sub-orbital flights, scheduled to launch in 2010.

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NewAir Plans Late '08 Launch

September 11, 2008 by Meetings Canada

NewAir & Tours (NA&T), a Calgary-based tour and charter-airline operator, plans to launch late this year, and has leased an aircraft and sketched out its general plans.

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Porter Restores 7 Daily Toronto-Newark Flights

September 11, 2008 by Meetings Canada

As of Sept. 3, Porter Airlines began flying a full schedule of seven roundtrip flights every weekday between Toronto City Centre Airport (TCCA) and Newark Liberty International Airport, in Newark, N.J.

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Hyatt Provides Route Cards to Fitness Buffs

September 11, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Hyatt Hotels’ North American properties will provide jogging and fitness-walking guests with palm-size route cards designed by Athletic-Minded Traveler, a healthy-travel and lifestyle media firm.

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Hotusa Launching World Hotel Brand

September 11, 2008 by Meetings Canada

The Hotusa Group is launching Style Trendy & Elegant Hotels, a worldwide portfolio of 47 properties spread across Spain, France, Portugal, Czech Republic, Belgium, the U.S., Argentina and Mexico.

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Hilton Toronto Offers 'Appetite for Opera' Dinners

September 11, 2008 by Meetings Canada

Hilton Toronto’s Tundra restaurant and the Canadian Opera Company are serving up a new season of Appetite for Opera dinners, premiering Sept. 25, with Mozart’s Don Giovanni and featuring special menus created by executive chef Kreg Graham.