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Chelsea Hotel Staffer Receives HAC Inspiring Hotelier Award

February 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

Shalin Parikh, health and wellness manager at the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, is the 2017 winner of the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) Inspiring Hotelier Award. Parikh received the award at the HAC Conference on February, 7, 2018. He was honoured

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Marriott and Witkoff Partnering on New Las Vegas Resort

February 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International, Inc. and global development firm Witkoff have announced a plan to open a new integrated resort and casino on the site of the Fountainebleau Las Vegas project, the construction of which was halted by the 2009 recession. The

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ALHI Adds Swedish Property to Portfolio

February 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Gothia Towers in Gothenburg, Sweden, is now being represented to the North American and European meetings, conventions and incentive market by Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). Together with the adjoined Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, Gothia Towers is Europe’s largest

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Fort Lauderdale Convention Centre Earns LEED Recertification

February 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center has earned LEED® recertification, maintaining its LEED for Existing Buildings Gold status. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the foremost program for buildings

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Woodbine Racetrack

February 14, 2018 by Meetings Canada

With the commitment to culinary excellence, creating unique & engaging events for our clients and introducing new guests to the sport of horseracing. Groups of all sizes can find their thrill at any of our various venues throughout the GTA.

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Don Appetit! Modus Dishes Up Creative Italian

February 14, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Since Modus Ristorante opened in Toronto’s financial district in 2011, it’s been a lunchtime and after-work go-to spot for the power crowd. After sampling chef Brett Turnbull’s modern Italian cuisine, it’s easy to see why. One night, for example, the

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Ritz-Carlton Resort Slated for St. Kitts

February 14, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has signed a management agreement with The Liamuiga Corporation to open a Ritz-Carlton resort in St. Kitts. The property, which is expected to open in 2021, is a first on the eastern Caribbean island for

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Vintage Hotels Pillar & Post

February 14, 2018 by Meetings Canada

Seeking the ideal location for your next business meeting? Host your next event in the heart of wine country at Pillar and Post.

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Vintage Hotels Prince of Wales

February 14, 2018 by Meetings Canada

Seeking the ideal location for your next small business meeting or executive retreat? Host your next event in the heart of wine country at the renowned Prince of Wales. One of 4 luxury Vintage Hotels, Prince of Wales was established

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Harbour House Hotel

February 14, 2018 by Meetings Canada

There’s no better way to enjoy Niagara-on-the-Lake than through this beautiful piece of waterfront property. Harbour House Hotel lets you revel in the rich port town history placing you mere steps from sailing and fishing charters, fantastic waterfront birdwatching, and

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Product of the Week: Spring Smart Water Bottle

February 12, 2018 by Lori Smith

  Spring Smart Water Bottle calculates water intake goals based on age, weight, height, weather and more. It then tracks intake and sends reminders to the user’s smartphone. $89 USD. bellabeat.com  

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Planners Predict Moderate Growth in 2018

February 8, 2018 by Lori Smith

Planners are predicting moderate growth in 2018 thanks to favourable business conditions, according to the 2018 Winter Edition of Meetings Outlook™, Meeting Professional International’s (MPI) quarterly report on industry trends and outlooks. The report’s findings are based on a survey