Meetings Canada



Marriott International Opens First Property in Nepal

June 2, 2017 by Lori Smith

Marriott International has expanded its footprint in South Asia with the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu, its first property in Nepal. Fairfield by Marriott is an established leader in the select service segment, with nearly 850 hotels around the


ALHI Adds to Portfolio

April 19, 2017 by Lori Smith

Forty-five independent luxury-level meeting and incentive-focused hotels and resorts, located outside of North America, have been added to Associated Luxury Hotels International’s (ALHI) global portfolio. The new members were hand-selected from the membership of ALHI’s sister company Worldhotels. Each hotel fits the


AMEX Releases Global 2015 Business Travel Predictions

December 2, 2014 by Lori Smith

The American Express Global Business Travel Forecast 2015 predicts that Canada will benefit from an improving US economy but that air and hotel prices will increase as more power is put into supplier hands. “Canada’s economy is expected to remain


Finnair Upgrades Toronto Service

July 17, 2014 by Lori Smith
Finnair A340 with Marimekko design

Finnair is making getting to Helsinki easy and comfortable this summer. The airline is operating its seasonal service to Toronto with upgraded two-class Airbus 330 widebody aircraft, replacing the narrowbody, single class Boeing 757s it was using on the route.


Destination Bangkok

December 16, 2013 by Lori Smith
Mandarin Oriental Bangkok (Photo courtesy of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau)

BY LORI SMITH I have experienced Bangkok twice as a business traveller. The first time I was a guest of the country’s department of trade and the city served as a base for a week spent visiting factories located in


Hilton Worldwide Opens Ninth Property in Thailand

September 4, 2013 by Lori Smith
Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, Thailand, Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide has opened its ninth property in Thailand, the Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok. The company is also celebrating its 30th anniversary operating in the country. Located in one of the city’s central entertainment, shopping and business districts, the hotel has