Corporate Travel & Incentives

  • GBTA Foundation re-launches Project ICARUS to create the travel industry’s first global sustainability program

    The GBTA Foundation, the education and research foundation of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) today announced the expansion of Project ICARUS, the first global travel management sustainability body, representing the interests of the global travel and meetings industry. Project ICARUS will include recognition and awards programs highlighting leading organizations in sustainability and a Global Advisory board with representatives from buyers, suppliers, academics and subject matter experts from Europe, North America, Asia, Australia/New Zealand and Latin America to provide expertise, leadership and guidance on sustainability.

  • Delta Saguenay Hotel and Conference Centre opens in Saguenay, Quebec

    Delta Hotels and Resorts is proud to announce the official opening of the Delta Saguenay Hotel and Conference Centre in Saguenay, Quebec. The hotel has undergone an extensive multi-million dollar renovation to completely revamp the property making it the city’s first 4-star upscale hotel.

  • BC tourism industry to create 101,000 new job openings by 2020

    British Columbia’s tourism industry will be a leader in provincial job growth as businesses look to fill 101,000 new job openings by 2020, according to a study of labour demand and supply by go2, the BC tourism industry’s human resource association.

  • Top domestic destinations for Canadians: A look at canuck travel trends

    Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the word, so it should be no surprise that when it comes to travel, Canadians like to enjoy trips within their own country. With its impressive size, Canada has many unique regions – part of the reason exploring is so fun! From the mountains in British Columbia to the mist of Niagara Falls, Hotels.com® has put together a list of the top domestic destinations, using its latest Hotel Price Index™ (HPI™).

  • Sheraton Red Deer Hotel unveils $12 million refurbishment

    The Sheraton Red Deer Hotel today announced that it has completed an extensive $12 million refurbishment and renovation. The property converted to the Sheraton brand at the end of 2011 and has spent the last few months in stylish upgrade mode. All 241 guest rooms, front desk reception and the lobby have been refurbished with immaculate attention to detail and guest comfort. As part of its multi-million make-over the hotel features popular Sheraton brand signature offerings including the all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed, Sheraton Club experience, including the welcoming Club Lounge, Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft® and Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance®.

  • Hotels.com launches Club Sandwich Index to measure international destination affordability

    The club sandwich is a classic. It’s one of those comfort items on menus across the world that no matter where you are, it can make you feel at home. But this popular sandwich, like all food, can vary when it comes to price. Hotels.com® knows the cost of eating can have a big impact on your travel budget and where you decide to go. So using the club sandwich as a benchmark for food costs, the travel experts put together a list of sandwich prices in Canadians’ favourite travel destinations as revealed by the Hotel Price Index™ (HPI™).

  • Air Canada expands its seatback entertainment content to offer customers twice as many in-flight movies and more TV shows

    Air Canada recently expanded the selection on its In-flight Entertainment System to offer customers twice as many movies to choose from than before. The enriched personalized seatback system will give each customer free access to a menu of up to 150 movies designed to suit every taste, ranging from the latest Hollywood blockbuster to classic art house and international films.

  • IHG offers “Triple Bonus Points” to meeting planners across North America

    IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms announced today its meetings promotion, “Triple Bonus Points” to incentivize those who book meeting space across its hotel brands including InterContinental Alliance Resorts*®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn® and Holiday Inn® Express. “Triple Bonus Points” gives meeting planners up to 180,000 bonus Priority Club® points when they book rooms at participating IHG locations across North America.

  • Escents Aromatherapy announces partnership with Air Canada

    Escents Aromatherapy is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Air Canada to provide its Executive First Class passengers with natural in-flight amenities. Beginning this month, passengers will receive a complimentary three-piece kit featuring one of Escents’ signature collections – Breeze.

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