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Redesigned Maple Leaf Lounge Opening in New YYT Terminal

July 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada will open a redesigned Maple Leaf Lounge located in St. John’s International Airport new terminal east expansion area (YYT) this fall. The new Maple Leaf Lounge will have 77 per cent more square footage, 46 additional seats, and

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Planners need to save time and money. Cities in Sync is how.

July 4, 2018 by SPONSORED CONTENT

Destination St. John’s, Tourism Saskatoon and Tourism Victoria are providing a simple and effective way for planners to book their meetings and conferences. Here is what makes this program so enticing. Time Saving. You submit one (1) RFP and receive

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Meetings Mean Business Canada Continues Outreach with Visit to St. John's

July 3, 2018 by Lori Smith

Members of Meetings Mean Business Canada’s board paid a visit to St. John’s, Newfoundland on June 28th as part of its ongoing mission to advocate for the power of face-to-face meetings. MMB Canada board members had a productive, two-hour meeting

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AccorHotels Enters Strategic Partnership with sbe Entertainment Group

July 3, 2018 by Lori Smith

AccorHotels and sbe Entertainment Group (sbe) have signed a Letter of Intent and entered into exclusive negotiations for AccorHotels to acquire a 50 per cent stake in sbe. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. It should be completed by

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Teneo Hospitality Releases Results of Planner Poll on Industry Issues

June 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

Budgets, greater quality control, cost and reliability of audiovisual (AV) and technical services, security of content and the challenges of meeting the increasingly complex dietary demands of a more diverse demographic are among the major concerns of meeting planners, reports

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Québec City, Your Success Makes History

June 20, 2018 by Quebec Business Destination

 

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Air Canada Launches Non-Stop Service from YVR to Zurich and Paris

June 18, 2018 by Lori Smith

Two new international Air Canada Boeing 787 Dreamliner routes from Vancouver to Europe launched last week. The carrier’s inaugural flight from YVR to Zurich took off on June 7, 2018, followed by the launch of its non-stop service to Paris

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Meliá Eliminating Single-Use Plastics in All Properties

June 13, 2018 by Lori Smith

Gabriel Escarrer, executive vice-president and CEO of Meliá Hotels International, has announced that Meliá Hotels International will eliminate all single-use plastics in all its hotels within the year. The move will see plastic bottles, cups, bags, straws and coasters immediately

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Group Germain Hotels Launches New Banner

June 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

The first property in Group Germain Hotel’s new Alt+ banner is now open in Brossard, on Montreal’s South Shore. The 168-key Alt+ Hotel Quartier DIX30 was designed by the Quebec firm LEMAYMICHAUD Architecture Design. It has six meeting spaces across almost

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Renaissance Hotels Unveils Transformed Paris Property

June 7, 2018 by Lori Smith

The multi-million dollar renovation of the Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel’s guestrooms and public spaces has been unveiled. “Today’s announcement reaffirms our commitment to strengthening our portfolio of artfully-designed properties in destinations such as Paris, where our guests are seeking unscripted

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MMB Canada Continues Advocacy Mission

June 6, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Meetings Mean Business (MMB) Canada board continued its mission to advocate for the power of face-to-face meetings by connecting with business events executives in Winnipeg. On Monday, June 1st, current MMB Canada chair Heidi Welker and board members Clark

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AccorHotels Opens Raffles in Poland

June 6, 2018 by Lori Smith

The 106-key Raffles Europejski Warsaw opened last week, joining Raffles Istanbul Zorlu Center and Raffles Paris Le Royal Monceau in AccorHotel’s growing European portfolio. Located on the historic “Royal Route” of Poland’s capital city,  the property is housed  in a