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  • Halifax tower

    Halifax Tower Hotel & Conference Opens

      Choice Hotels Canada has announced the opening of the Halifax Tower Hotel & Conference Centre, featuring space for both leisure and corporate travel, as well as large group events. Located at 5 Lakelands Boulevard in the Bayer’s Lake region of Halifax, the boutique hotel is adjacent to another Choice Hotels property, the Comfort Hotel. Both properties are owned by Stephanie Giannoulis and the new Ascend property will be overseen by the same team of operators. “We’ve long had the…

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    Fairmont Banff Springs Getting a $35M Renovation

      The iconic Fairmont Banff Springs in Alberta is embarking on a $35 million renovation starting in January 2022. The extensive renovation of the Royal Suite, Fairmont Gold rooms, select one and two bedroom suites, and terrace suites are anticipated to be completed in summer 2022. The refurbishment of all main building and conference centre guestrooms began in spring 2021 and are anticipated to be completed in spring 2023. The sophisticated newly renovated suites and guestrooms will provide guests with a…

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    Largest conference space opens on the Westshore

      A new multi-purpose 500-seat auditorium and academic space has opened at Royal Roads University (RRU) in B.C. The Dogwood Auditorium is the largest conference space on the Westshore and is available for public event bookings, starting in January 2022. “I’m delighted that the partnership between our government and RRU is bringing us the first conference centre of this capacity in Westshore. I am excited that we are getting a place to gather, learn and build our community,” said Mitzi…

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  • New Plans Unveiled for Two Events Venues in Metro Vancouver

    Plans for Metro Vancouver’s newest events and convention centre are coming into focus. Burnaby city council outlined a potential direction for the facility last week. With a total floor area of 196,380 square feet, the concept features a 60,000-square-foot hall that could be used for a single event or reconfigured into two separate spaces to allow events to take place simultaneously. Other areas of the proposed venue include approximately 40,000 square feet of atrium lobby and pre-function space, 27,000 square feet…

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  • Los Cabos International Convention Center celebrates grand reopening

    New conference center adds 72,000 square feet; expands Los Cabos capabilities to host diverse and dynamic world-class events Los Cabos International Convention Center (ICC) has unveiled the highly-anticipated and newly renovated convention center, marking a new era for Los Cabos as a premiere host destination for world-class events. The grand reopening coincides with the kickoff of the fifth annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress (DWP) which will be held at the ICC from April 10 to 12, 2018. Highly regarded as one of the…

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  • Crescent Hotels & Resorts prepares to open the Staybridge Suites Vaughan, Ontario

    Crescent Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage and convert the Extended Stay Vaughan to a Staybridge Suites and will oversee the complete renovation and rebranding of the property. Crescent, based in Fairfax, Virginia is a nationally recognized operator of major hotels, resorts and conference centres throughout Canada and the United States. Crescent assumed management of the property on March 1, 2018, and renovations will begin immediately. The hotel will remain open and operate as Extended Stay Toronto Vaughan during the renovation and convert to…

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