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  • Calgary Marriott Downtown offers the ultimate business travel experience

    Modern comfort and state-of-the-art business amenities make this redesigned hotel a business traveller’s dream come true Business meets leisure in the heart of the city at the Calgary Marriott Downtown. The recently redesigned Marriott hotel features innovative, business-friendly amenities, while maintaining its signature attribute of premium service and comfort. Guests can now work, unwind and relax in their updated suites designed with the business traveller in mind. The upscale Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel offers you the perfect professional setting to…

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  • Helpful tips to answer event planning questions

    As an event planner, I wear many hats, mostly because of a bad hair day (already, I digress…). I manage a number of different areas within the events industry and work to provide exceptional service to my clients and build long lasting positive relationships with my suppliers. I have planned several large scale travel programs, and I tend to hear the same questions from my clients – the groups who are putting on the events. If you are a planner…

    Event Operations, Event Registration, The Business of Meetings

  • Mixing work and play: New study profiles the bleisure traveller

    Overwhelming majority of bleisure travellers stay at same lodging for business and leisure portions of trip In the past year, over one-third (37 per cent) of North American business travellers extended a work trip for leisure, according to a new study released by the GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association. Millennials (48 per cent) did so at a much higher rate than Gen-X travellers (33 per cent) and Baby Boomers (23 per cent)…

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  • Group bookings: Getting the total package

    It used to be that planning an event meant finding a room and setting up tables and chairs. Today, however, expectations are higher. “Whether it’s an industry conference or group occasion, attendees are often taking time away from their home life and work, so they want that experience to be worth it,” says Scott Fischburg, Director of Resort and Hotel Sales with Caesars Windsor. “That means not only providing a comfortable and modern venue, but great entertainment, top notch food,…

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