Corporate Travel & Incentives

  • A New Chapter at Centre Mont-Royal

    Q&A with the Montreal venues new general manager 19 years after joining Centre Mont-Royal’s founding team, Luis Ribeiro is now general manager of the iconic Montreal venue. We reached out to learn his plans and discover what’s next for the city’s premier event destination. Now that you’ve had a few months to settle into your new role, what’s on your radar? My priority as general manager is to keep the Centre steady and moving in the right direction, which our…

  • 5 Reasons to Book the Halifax Convention Centre

    Since cutting its ribbon in 2017, the Halifax Convention Centre has provided a number of unique features, promotions, and local flavours that continue to make the venue a top pick for event planners. Here’s a highlight of what will keep guests and planners coming back to Halifax. No vision too big Size matters when it comes to making your vision a reality. And as planners who have entrusted their vision to the Halifax Convention Centre, there’s room to spare. The…

  • Setting Milestones and Memories at Centre Mont-Royal

    General Manager Luis Ribeiro on the Montreal venue’s past, present, and future These are transformative years for Montreal’s Centre Mont-Royal. With the iconic venue’s 20th anniversary on approach, we spoke to its newly installed general manager, Luis Ribeiro, to reflect on its evolution and future ambitions. You recently became general manager after serving for years as director of marketing and sales. What’s your plan now that you’re in the big seat? It’s a big seat, but considering all the time…

  • Building Teams, Driving Success

    Toronto’s Circusbus Party Bus owner weighs in on what makes a staff event stand out They’re the boots on the ground. The brains of your operation. The lifeblood of your organization. Your staff is quintessential to your success, so when it comes to rewarding them outside of the office, it pays to go the distance. “Staff social functions are a prime opportunity to build loyalty and communicate how much they’re appreciated by their employers,” insists Michael Watson, Owner of Toronto’s…

  • Québec City Q&A: A planner’s take on Québec’s capital destination

    Québec City is a go-to destination for event planners from Canada and internationally, offering a uniquely Canadian setting that not only draws meeting planners and their conference delegates, but keeps them coming back for personal vacations. Heather Dow, Senior Manager for Events & Management Plus Inc., (EM+) is among the many planners who have experienced the allure of Québec City first-hand. She has brought her events to the capital city more than a dozen times over the last decade and…

  • Air Canada adds capacity on transcontinental routes in response to WestJet strike

    In response to the strike vote mandate given by WestJet’s pilots, Air Canada yesterday announced it has now added capacity on key transcontinental routes by up-gauging aircraft on certain flights from its primary global hub in Toronto to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Montreal, Ottawa and Halifax, from Vancouver to Calgary and Edmonton and from Calgary to Montreal. Travellers who may be concerned about the uncertainty resulting from WestJet’s strike vote mandate can book Air Canada with confidence. With our flexible and diverse fleet,…

  • Egencia Travel Policy Insights take flight: traveller choice dominates corporate bookings

    Press Release Egencia, a leading global travel management company, yesterday released its Egencia Travel Policy Insights: Global Air Edition to highlight findings on air policy trends among its global travellers*. The findings show that companies’ concern for improved traveller satisfaction, productivity and talent retention can lead to trends in how policies are defined around the world. Business travel makes up an important component of the $1.6 trillion travel market, and many business trips are not guided by company travel policies.…

  • Air Canada launches into Summer 2018 with new non-stop routes

    Press Release Air Canada today inaugurates non-stop service between Toronto and Omaha, the first of 25 new year-round and seasonal routes the carrier is launching this summer. The new non-stop routes are consistent with company growth plans and will extend Air Canada’s network with new destinations and city pairings in Canada, the U.S. and internationally to give customers greater choice and convenience when they travel. “Air Canada is well established as a leading global carrier now serving 222 destinations on…

  • Air Transat unveils its 2018-2019 winter line-up

    Carrier bolsters domestic and connecting flights programs to offer Canadian travellers a wider choice of destinations Air Transat today unveiled its flight program for winter 2018-2019, offering travellers a choice of 34 sun destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America as well as Florida, along with an even more diversified selection of European cities, which are increasingly appreciated by Canadians during the winter season. Air Transat, the leading leisure carrier in Canada, is also pleased to announce the return…

  • Air Canada to open Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon’s John G. Diefenbaker International Airport this fall

    Press Release Air Canada today announced it will open a Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon’s John G. Diefenbaker International Airport this fall. It will be the airline’s 17th Maple Leaf Lounge in Canada, and construction is currently underway. “We look forward to opening our newest Maple Leaf Lounge in Saskatoon later this year, which will offer our eligible customers an elevated airport experience and a quiet place to relax or work before their flight,” said Benjamin Smith, Air Canada’s President, Passenger…

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