News & Articles - spending

  • Montréal hosts Destination Marketing Association International’s annual convention

    From July 11 to 14, Montréal is hosting the annual convention of Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) for the first time. More than 1,300 delegates will be attending the event, which is being held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, and the tourism spending associated with this convention is expected to inject $3.1 million into the local economy. Based in the United States, DMAI is an international association of destination marketing organizations, including convention and tourism bureaus, visitor welcome offices, etc. DMAI supports more than…

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  • Certify releases annual report on business travel spending trends for 2016

    Data highlights top trends in corporate travel from the past year including ride-hailing’s takeover in ground transportation, the most popular brands and T&E expense spending benchmarks Certify, an automated travel and expense management software provider, has announced the results of its fourth annual SpendSmart™ report detailing the latest business travel and corporate T&E spending trends from the fourth quarter and throughout 2016. By far, the biggest story of the year was Uber and the rise of ride-hailing services among business travellers.…

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  • Celebrate Ontario 2017 now accepting applications

    Province investing in festivals and events to boost tourism and create jobs Ontario is encouraging festival and event organizers across the province to apply for Celebrate Ontario 2017 funding. Celebrate Ontario is a grant program that makes it easier for festival and event organizers to offer new and improved experiences that attract more tourists and increase visitor spending. Last year, the program supported 200 festivals and events across the province, boosting local economies. For 2017, organizers of existing large festivals…

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