Corporate Travel & Incentives

  • Business travel is picking up, says Hotel Association of Canada Survey

    Latest results from the 2012 HAC Canadian Travel Intentions Survey show that business travel is projected to be up four per cent in 2012, while leisure travel is expected to be static. Eighty per cent of business travellers said they would be doing more or the same amount of business travel in Canada in 2012 as they did in 2011 with the highest percentage coming from Ontario and Quebec. Eighty-two per cent of leisure travellers said they will be travelling more or the same for vacation this year.

  • Business travel boosts Toronto’s hotel sales record

    Business travel and in particular, convention and meetings bookings continue to provide solid, long-term business for the region. In July 2011, Toronto won one of the most prestigious and sought-after meetings in the world as Microsoft chose the city for its 2012 Worldwide Partner Conference. More than 15,000 people are expected to attend, representing technology companies in 130 countries. Over 500 events take place during the conference and at least 30 hotels across the Toronto region will host delegates.

  • Starwood introduces first-of-its kind benefits for global mega travellers

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is raising the stakes in the hotel loyalty landscape to win greater share from the world’s most prolific travellers, a powerful and growing group of global mega travellers. The company announced today new benefits that make its award winning loyalty program Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) the richest elite program in the industry. The more SPG Members stay, the more choices are available and the more personalized the benefits become with standouts like lifetime status, first-of-its-kind 24-hour check-in and a dedicated Starwood ambassador who provides one-on-one service to uniquely tailor the guest experience.

  • Fairmont expands ‘Meetings that Matter’ program into 2012

    Fairmont’s Meetings That Matter charitable donation component has been extended through 2012. Planners booking a new meeting with a minimum of 50 room nights may donate 10 percent of the room revenue generated by the event to a charitable organization. Planners can determine the charity of choice, whether it is a cause that resonates most strongly with attendees, a local organization in need, or one of Fairmont’s corporate partners, which include the National Geographic Society, WWF and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.

  • Great Canadian Weekends now playing at Delta Chelsea Hotel

    Great Canadian Weekends – now playing at the Delta Chelsea, Toronto’s Entertainment Hotel! From only $124 per night, treat yourself to an affordable getaway and receive two FREE movie admission tickets to any Cineplex Entertainment Theatre within Canada (valid until January 31, 2013). An escape with us is just the ticket to a great winter getaway!

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