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  • WestJet wins top honours for marketing at 2019 Airline Strategy Awards

    Press Release WestJet has been awarded top honours for marketing at the 2019 Airline Strategy Awards in London, England. “We’re proud management team that has demonstrated excellence in any aspect of airline marketing over the past year. This includes excellence and innovation in areas including, but not restricted to, marketing strategy, new product development, branding, digital marketing, advertising and promotion, customer relationship management, ancillary revenue generation, sales, and distribution. The recognition focused on evidence of a focused and differentiated marketing…

  • The Event Planner Expo announces roster of keynote speakers

    Press Release The Event Planner Expo, the much-anticipated meeting of the minds that happens annually in New York City, is back. Bringing together the top names in event planning, marketing, and hospitality each Fall, it seeks to connect and inspire industry players in a meaningful way. For the first time ever, the Expo will be a three day event. “Our attendees asked, so we listened,” explains Jessica Stewart, Vice President, EMRG Media. “It’s no surprise they wanted more of the…

  • Meeting Professionals International announces keynote speakers for IMEX America

    Press Release Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide, is excited to announce the dynamic keynote speaker line-up and onsite engagement programs for IMEX America, which will be held September 10-12, 2019 in Las Vegas. The exclusive IMEX-MPI strategic partnership fuses the industry’s two biggest organizations into a one-of-a-kind, unrivaled resource, providing opportunities for meeting professionals to grow smarter and stronger together through year-round activations like those at IMEX America. IMEX America benefits the global…

  • WestJet expands winter schedule with more flights, more often

    Press Release As part of its 2019/2020 seasonal winter schedule, today WestJet announced increased frequency and improved connectivity from its hubs to more destinations across its network. WestJet’s seasonal schedule for winter 2019/2020 features more flights from Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto to domestic, transborder, international and sun destinations and includes WestJet’s seasonal service to both Paris and Nashville from Calgary, commencing earlier than past years on March 12 (Paris) and March 16 (Nashville). WestJet’s popular daily summer seasonal service between…

  • Air Canada to resume full India schedule

    Air Canada announced it will resume its daily, non-stop Toronto-Delhi flights on Oct. 1, 2019 (eastbound) and Oct. 3, 2019 (westbound). All flights are available for purchase now at aircanada.com or through Travel Agents. “We are very pleased to resume our daily, non-stop Toronto-Delhi flights in time for Diwali celebrations, and with additional capacity going forward to meet expected demand. With our Delhi flights returning to normal together with our seasonal return to Mumbai for fall firmly demonstrating our long…

  • WestJet, Delta Air Lines obtain government permission for transborder joint venture

    Press Release WestJet and Delta Air Lines today announced that their proposed U.S.-Canada transborder joint venture has received clearance under Canada’s Competition Act from the Canadian Competition Bureau (CCB). The CCB issued a no-action letter confirming that it does not intend to challenge the proposed joint venture agreement between WestJet and Delta Air Lines. “Today’s clearance by the CCB is an important step towards satisfying the conditions necessary to implement the proposed WestJet-Delta transborder joint venture,” said Ed Sims, WestJet…

  • Air Canada relaunches enRoute magazine

    Press Release Air Canada has unveiled the redesign of its award-winning enRoute in-flight magazine. Beginning with the July edition, now available onboard our aircraft, in our Maple Leaf Lounges and online, the magazine’s refreshed format invites readers and travellers to explore new ideas on travel through enriched content that complements Air Canada’s premium brand. “Over its 60-year history, enRoute, has continuously evolved to remain a leader in travel and lifestyle content in Canada for its readers,” said Andrew Shibata, Managing…

  • Air Canada launches pop-up YYCaesar bar in Calgary

    Press Release Air Canada announced its YYCaesar Bar will pop-up in Calgary during Stampede week, offering Calgarians and visitors alike the opportunity to sample several varieties of Canada’s national cocktail, take-off on an Air Canada flight through a virtual reality experience, and help support the important work of the Calgary Firefighters Charitable Foundation. People will also have the chance to win two tickets daily to any Air Canada destination. YYCaesar Bar by Air Canada pops up from Saturday, July 6…

  • Great food, safety and a friendly welcome cited as Montreal’s strengths

    Press Release According to an Ipsos survey conducted for Tourisme Montréal, 95 per cent of leisure and business travellers who stayed in Montreal in 2018 were either satisfied or very satisfied with their experience. The proportion of those who said they were very satisfied has gone up 20 per cent from 2006. Furthermore, 93 per cent of the leisure tourists polled said they would recommend Montreal as a destination, while 84 per cent of business travellers said they’d like to…

  • Montréal top international convention destination in the Americas for second year

    Press Release According to the prestigious ranking of the Union of International Associations (UIA) for 2018, Montreal is the number one international convention destination in the Americas for the second year in a row. Montreal’s drawing power brought 108 events to the city, ahead of the likes of New York, Buenos Aires, Washington and Toronto. The report also shows that Montreal hosted 50 per cent of all international events held in large Canadian cities — a phenomenal tally that shows…

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