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Toronto Wins Collision Tech Conference

May 4, 2018 by Lori Smith

Collision, North America’s fastest growing tech conference, is changing venues and countries. The event, which has been held for five years in New Orleans, Louisiana, is moving to Toronto, Canada. It will be held at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place,

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Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Names AV Partner

May 4, 2018 by Lori Smith

FMAV has been named as the exclusive in-house audio visual partner for the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC).  “We’re thrilled to formalize our relationship with the CTCC team and look forward to partnering with such a progressive thinking facility,” said Bill

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MPI Expands CSR Efforts at World Education Congress

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is expanding its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts for its World Education Congress (WEC 2018), being held June 2-5, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Thee association’s efforts will support local charities and help create a model and methodology

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SITE Canada and M+I T Partnering on Incentive Travel Market Survey

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) in partnership with SITE Canada and with the support of the SITE Foundation is conducting a comprehensive survey of the Canadian incentive travel market. A link to the 2018 M+IT–SITE Canada Incentive Travel Market Survey

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The Westin Prince, Toronto Names New Director of Sales & Marketing

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Didier Dolivet, general manager at The Westin Prince, Toronto has announced the appointment of Catherine McAuley as director of sales & marketing for the 395-room North Toronto property. A career hospitality executive, McAuley brings 25 years’ experience with Starwood Hotels

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AlliedPRA Enters into Strategic Partnership with Latin America DMC

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Event management and solutions firm AlliedPRA, Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with ESA Latin America, a leading destination management company (DMC) in Latin America. The partnership expands the  global reach of both companies and offers their respective clients more

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Planners Focusing on Meeting Experience, reports MPI

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Business event professionals are enjoying a healthy, stable business landscape and focusing on cultivating the entire meeting experience, according to the 2018 Spring Edition of  Meetings Outlook™. Published by Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Meetings Outlook presents future industry trends and predictions from

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Air Canada Launches Edmonton-San Francisco Service

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada launched its new daily, non-stop service between Edmonton and San Francisco this week. “The tech, innovation and creative industries, together with legendary tourist and outdoor attractions in both Northern California and Northern Alberta make this a prime destination

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Caesars Announces Development of Resort in Los Cabos

April 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has announced plans to bring a non-gaming Caesars Palace beach-front resort to Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico. The hotel licensing strategy is part of Caesars’ plan to expand its brands into new global markets. The project is expected to break

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WestJet Encore Wins Bombardier Reliability Award

April 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

WestJet Encore has been named a winner in the Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s 2017 Airline Reliability Performance Awards, a program that recognizes operators of Bombardier’s Q-Series turboprops and CRJ regional jets that have achieved at least 99 per cent dispatch reliability

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AC Hotels by Marriott Debuts in Canada

April 25, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International has opened its first AC Hotel-branded property in Canada. The new-build AC Hotel Montréal Centre-Ville is located on Boulevard René-Lévesque in downtown Montreal. Managed by RIMAP Hospitality Services Inc., it is housed on the first twelve floors of a

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New Air Canada Service Connects Montreal to Southern Ontario

April 25, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will begin new domestic regional non-stop flights from Montreal to the southern Ontario cities of London and Windsor on July 2, 2018. “We are pleased to expand Air Canada’s domestic network from Montreal into the growing southern Ontario