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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


Centerplate at BC Place Receives Top Sports Venue Award

May 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

The onsite hospitality team at Vancouver’s BC Place is this year’s winner of the Best Sports Venue Award from Centerplate, a catering and hospitality services provider with more than 100 sports venue partners across North America and the United Kingdom.


WestJet Reveals Dreamliner Cabin Interior

May 9, 2018 by Lori Smith

WestJet has unveiled its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner cabin interior, including its first-ever business class.  The carrier has firm orders of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, the first of which will arrive in early 2019. The carrier also has an


Montreal Makes ICCA 2017 Top 20 City List

May 7, 2018 by Lori Smith

Montreal is the only Canadian city to make the top 20 of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) 2017 ranking of cities by number of meetings. Quebec’s largest city tied with Rome for the 20th spot, both cities having


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


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


M+IT Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Nominees

April 19, 2018 by MeetingsCanada

Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) is delighted to announce the nominees for its 2018 Hall of Fame competition, the Canadian business event industry’s leading independent, national recognition program. The 2018 inductees will be revealed at IncentiveWorks 2018, which is being


C2 and IMEX Group Partnering to Drive Innovation in Meetings & Events Sector

April 5, 2018 by Lori Smith

Montreal-based C2 International, an innovative leader in business conferences, has partnered with the IMEX Group in a joint effort to drive innovation and creativity throughout the meetings and events sector. “IMEX and C2 share a similar vision; we are both


Meliá International Adding to Cuba Inventory

April 5, 2018 by Lori Smith

Seven new Meliá properties will be opening in Cuba by the end of 2018, upping the Spanish hotel chain’s room count on the island by 2,145 keys. Meliá Cuba started the chain’s growth spurt by opening five new hotels this


Atlantic City Property Joins Hyatt's Unbound Collection

April 3, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Ocean Resort Casino, a landmark property located on Atlantic City’s famous Boardwalk, has joined  The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand and is expected to open this summer. Hyatt Hotels Corporation and the property’s owner, AC Ocean Walk, announced on April


Doyle Collection Added to ALHI Portfolio

April 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Doyle Collection’s luxury hotels in England, Ireland and Washington, D.C. are now being represented to the meetings and incentive marketplace in North America and Europe by Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). The Kensington (London, England), The Marylebone (London, England),


Westin Helping Kids with New Upcycling Program for Hotel Linens

March 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

Discarded hotel linens at Westin Hotels & Resorts’s properties are being upcycled into thousands of pairs of children’s pajamas and distributed to kids in need, under the banner’s new sustainability program, Project Rise: ThreadForward. Beginning April 16th, the first 1,500