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Five international hotspots grab the attention of meeting planners in search of new hotels and fresh experiences for groups.
“We’re a renaissance 10 years in the making,” quips David Goldstein, president and CEO of Destination Canada, the crown corporation for Business Events Canada. “We’re...
Dining by rodeo & other cool culinary experiences abound for groups meeting in Calgary, Canada.
“With a trend in incentives toward well-being and the influence of millennials seeking authentic experiential activities, the Canadian Rockies’ vast, unspoiled wilderness offers an ideal setting and complementary activities to fulfill these goals.”
Two new luxury hotels expand the VIP experience for groups visiting Vancouver.
Forget the red carpet. A green carpet rolls out to meet Vancouver attendees.
A cloister with a progressive wellness agenda in the heart of downtown Quebec City has recently become an interesting option for meetings.
An authentic taste of Europe right here in North America. That’s exactly what Quebec City Business Destination offers meeting and incentive groups.
With fairytale-like castle hotels, ski resorts and ice bars situated in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, this alpine setting offers a complete sense of escape in winter months.
The all-inclusive resort—open May through September—brings glamping to a whole new level with 20 “tents” available for groups.
"What the world needs now are change agents, and that starts by questioning everything.”
“I genuinely feel that this place is an inspiration and spectacular space to have your imagination stimulated."
In a mere 25 minutes, attendees can now reach several of Toronto’s downtown hotels, tourist attractions and business centers.
“You’ve got to be one of those people who are changing the world to get in that door.”
"Everyone today wants to control their own experiences on their own terms."
The EAD reflects an effort to create a mixed-use “live, work and play” community that appeals to locals and a thriving meetings sector.
The Calgary International Airport is undergoing a $1.4 billion terminal expansion that will include an attached 4-star hotel operated by Delta Hotels and Resorts.
If you have only a couple of downtime hours in Alberta between meetings & events, Brian Slot, director of MICE for Travel Alberta, says hitting the open road is the way to go.
Speakers at C2MTL came together in a curated collision of leaders from the tech, business, design and entertainment industries, ranging from Zappos’ innovative CEO Tony Hsieh to film director James Cameron.
Employing neighborhood residents instead of relying on volunteers has set a standard throughout the community that is widely embraced by other local businesses.
“We loaded some fun and useful apps like Angry Birds and Google Maps—they have become true virtual concierges with our guests now using them to explore the city.”
Toronto is evolving into one of the most cost effective luxury destinations for meetings and events in North America.
The 550-room Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel immerses groups in the luxury of nature on a daily basis. Luxury is not just about the fixtures of the hotel, it is about the service and comfort that embrace the surrounding landscape.
"We really like adding a touch of whimsy to each of our hotels. The suspended Solo Cello chairs in our lobby were custom-designed in Montréal for the hotel."
Groups of 20 to 30 can experience Fair Trade chocolate making in ChocoSol's Toronto facility.
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