News & Articles - Toronto

  • MTCC Recognized for Sustainability by Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

    The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is the recipient of this year’s Award of Excellence for Sustainable Tourism, presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO). “We are very pleased to be recognized for operating a world-class facility that is committed to sustainability,” says MTCC president and CEO, Lorenz Hassenstein. Every year, MTCC redirects 90 per cent of event waste from landfill by recycling and donating food and materials to local charities. The centre’s charity partners, including Scott Mission,…

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  • New Lakefront Hotel Marks First for Upscale Brand

    Toronto welcomed a new hotel this month with the opening of Radisson Blu. Located along the waterfront in the city’s core, this is a first for the upscale brand. “As the world gears up to travel again, we are accelerating the growth of Radisson Blu with a series of openings starting with Toronto, which also marks the brand’s entrance into Canada,” says Aly El-Bassuni, COO, Americas, Radisson Hotel Group. “This hotel expertly highlights the vibrant and energetic local cultures of…

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  • Managing Matters Ranks Among Canada’s Top Growing Companies

    A Toronto-based association and event management company has made the Globe and Mail’s coveted list of the boldest businesses in the country. Managing Matters is among Canada’s top 400 growing companies, which encompasses various sectors. It placed 377 with a three-year growth of 75 per cent. This is the second year in a row the company has made the list. Launched in 2019, the program’s goal is to celebrate entrepreneurial achievement in Canada, by identifying and amplifying the success of…

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  • Toronto Hotel Earns Five Stars for Eighth Year Running

    Four Seasons Hotel Toronto has again received five stars from Forbes Travel Guide. This is the eighth consecutive year the hotel has been recognized with the accolade. “We strive to achieve these coveted star ratings and it gives me immense pride in our team to receive these designations year over year,” says hotel general manager, Konrad Gstrein. “We are delighted to stand tall among the best in class.” The Four Seasons’ flagship is situated in the heart of Yorkville. Soaring…

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  • Pan Pacific Hotels Group Expands Footprint in North America With Latest Addition in Toronto

    Press Release SINGAPORE, Dec. 11, 2019 /CNW/ — Pan Pacific Hotels Group puts another footprint in North America with the rebranding of The Westin Prince Hotel to Pan Pacific Toronto. Pan Pacific Toronto will be the fifth hotel for Pan Pacific Hotels Group in North America, joining other hotels in Vancouver, Whistler in British Columbia and Seattle. Mr. Choe Peng Sum, Chief Executive Officer, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, said, “We are delighted to fly the Pan Pacific flag in Toronto. As an international brand, Pan Pacific will bring to the hotel…

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  • Four Seasons pop down to arrive in Toronto this October

    Press Release Four Seasons Pop Down is coming to London’s Camden Town this October with a two-night showcase of creativity and craftsmanship that can only be imagined and brought to life by the world’s leader in luxury hospitality, Four Seasons. “The heart and soul of Four Seasons is found in our people, whose unlimited creativity and generous spirit goes far beyond the walls of our hotels and resorts. Pop Down – always somewhere unexpected, always full of surprises – connects…

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  • Air Canada to introduce Dreamliner service on flights between Toronto and Honolulu

    Press Release Air Canada announced that it will operate its seasonal service between Toronto and Honolulu next winter with its state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Customers travelling between Toronto and Hawaii will have the option to fly in Air Canada’s Signature cabin, featuring fully lie-flat suites, meals prepared by celebrated Canadian chef David Hawksworth and other amenities. “Air Canada is pleased to offer customers travelling between Toronto and Hawaii the added comfort of service aboard our state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Air Canada is the only airline flying non-stop from Eastern Canada to Hawaii and the superior comfort of the Dreamliner, featuring Air Canada…

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  • Technology, innovation and security were the hot topics of GBTA Conference 2018 – Toronto

    All new tech talks designed to identify new technology platforms The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – wrapped up yet another successful conference in Toronto this week. Technology, innovation and security were among the hot topics discussed throughout the industry gathering bringing together travel professionals and industry leaders for Canada’s premiere business travel event. The Conference saw more than 800 registrants and record attendance despite mother nature’s best attempts to keep…

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  • New panel announced for GBTA Conference 2018 Toronto: The Momentum of Technology & Innovation in Business Travel

    A new Centre Stage panel, The Momentum of Technology & Innovation in Business Travel, has been announced for GBTA Conference 2018 Toronto, adding to an already exciting line-up of industry speakers from April 16-18. “These phenomenal speakers can truly attest to how technology and innovation have altered the marketplace and the ways in which we conduct business,” said Nancy Tudorache, director of operations for GBTA Canada. “Because our industry evolves at such a rapid pace, today’s business travel professionals must…

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  • GBTA reveals Centre Stage panels at GBTA Conference 2018 Toronto

    The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, has revealed three of its Centre Stage panels at GBTA Conference 2018 Toronto, April 16-18. Panel discussion: Cross border security Leading executives will gather to discuss the current state of cross border security, updates to existing procedures, and the future of airport security. The panel will be moderated by Michael W. McCormick, GBTA Executive Director & COO. Panelists include: Scott Collier, Vice President of Customer and…

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