Europe is more accessible than ever with Air Transat – New domestic flights will offer travellers greater flexibility

Air Transat will be adding new domestic flights this summer, making Europe that much more accessible to travellers from Calgary, Vancouver and Quebec City. In fact, they will now have access to more than 10 new European destinations, thanks to Air Transat’s connecting … Continue reading

WestJet heads to Paris and London from Halifax

One-way intro fares from Halifax to Paris or London for just $199 all-in WestJet has announced that it is again connecting Atlantic Canada to the world by air with daily direct flights between Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris and Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London, U.K. These … Continue reading

MPI appoints Julie Holmen as sales leader for Canada, international markets

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Julie Holmen to serve as Director of Business Development covering Canada, Europe and Asia, effective December 4, 2017. Based in Toronto, Holmen will be responsible for revenue generation and management of strategic partnerships for … Continue reading

American Express Meetings & Events forecasts increased industry confidence and competition in 2018

Localization, compliance, and tech-driven customer experiences driving trends next year The meetings and events industry can be optimistic about growth prospects next year, driven by increased competition in the supply chain for market share, and robust investments and a desire … Continue reading

Hotel Price Index reveals global prices remained steady in 2016

Global hotel prices paid by travellers worldwide remained steady in 2016, according to latest Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com Domestic cities faced moderate movement ahead of Canada’s 150th Even with several major political shifts and currency fluctuations around the world in 2016, … Continue reading

Hong Kong ranked as top international destination for Canadian business travellers

Data shows top 10 most-booked destinations for Canadian business travellers domestically and abroad American Express Global Business Travel (“GBT”) has released new data highlighting the most visited destinations for Canadian business travellers. Developed urban metropolises continue to hold top positions … Continue reading