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  • Jane Eastmure appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin Harbour Castle

    David Ogilvie, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Canada is delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Eastmure as Director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin Harbour Castle. Eastmore brings more than 20 years corporate sales leadership and training experience to the 977-room hotel and conference centre located on the shores of Lake Ontario.

  • Site Canada awarded Chapter of the Year

    Site Canada is delighted to announce that it has been presented with the ‘Chapter of the Year’, at the Site International Conference in Beijing, China , during a Gala Dinner held at the glittering WaterCube aquatic centre, a cornerstone of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

  • Delta Hotels and Resorts to bring in 9,000 square feet of conference space to Thunder Bay waterfront

    Delta Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce its expansion into Northwestern Ontario with a new hotel that will be constructed on Prince Arthur’s Landing as part of Thunder Bay’s world class waterfront redevelopment. The hotel is expected to create approximately 110 jobs, and is part of a private sector investment which also consists of two condominiums, and a commercial building for shops and restaurants which will see this portion of the waterfront transformed into a vibrant, mixed use space that is active year-round and attractive for all ages.

  • Canadians spending five per cent more on hotels worldwide

    The Hotels.com® biannual Hotel Price Index™ (HPI™) was recently released and again showed hotel prices are on a steady incline with Canadians dishing out an average of five per cent more in 2012 than they had in 2011. The latest increase, which was a modest three per cent in 2011, has Canadians paying an average of $142 per night for domestic hotel stays and $152 per night internationally.

  • Understanding the risks and perceptions of mass gatherings

    Over the past eight months I had the privilege, along with two of my post-graduate students (Jane Chevrier and Shawn Shapiro), the two colleagues listed to your right and two of Ginette Soulieres’ students (Rachel Thombs and Greg Watkinson), of working on a research project to determine:a) How the public perceives the risks of mass gatherings in Torontob) How those that work in the professions that produce the mass gatherings perceive the risks.

  • Thirty days to a more sustainable you – Ready, set, go!

    What are the rules? The rules are simple: make one environmentally friendly change/choice each and every day for 30 days. If you feel like sharing, you can tweet about it using the hasthag #30DaysofGreen and we can follow your progress.

  • Air Transat named Most Climate Efficient North American Net Carrier

    Air Transat has been recognized as Most Climate Efficient North American Net Carrier by the German organization atmosfair, which for the second year in a row evaluated the environmental performance of some 130 carriers, rating their atmospheric CO2 emissions and ranking them in its “Airline Index.” The announcement was made earlier today at the Berlin Air Show.

  • How to get real value out of taking events virtual

    In the events world, the word “virtual” seems to be about as popular and powerful as “cloud” is in the IT space. In other words, it’s being thrown on just about everything that has some sort of online component.

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