Hospitality research: 2018 investment forecast for the GTA

Large events draw travellers to Toronto, bolstering investor interest Heightened tourism drives occupancy, revenue growth throughout the Great­er Toronto Area (GTA). Record-breaking visitation to Toronto in 2017 spurred signifi­cant increases in hotel occupancy, RevPAR and ADR. International visitation to the … Continue reading

Centerplate chosen as exclusive food and beverage partner for St. John’s Convention Centre

The Board of Directors of St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. have announced the selection of event hospitality leader Centerplate as the exclusive catering partner for the St. John’s Convention Centre (SJCC), following a comprehensive bid process. Located in the … Continue reading

Immersive hotels create unique experiences for corporate travellers

Technology plays prominent role in what corporate travel guests now covet By Rebecca Melnyk Hotels are no longer just a place to sleep or eat; they have become “social connectors, ambassadors of all things local, curators of personal narratives,” as … Continue reading

Is meeting and event planning a hospitality, tourism, or business discipline?

If you look at most college/university curriculum programs, you’ll find the courses focused on conference and event planning within hospitality and tourism disciplines. This continues to dumbfound me. Continue reading