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    Chef Q&A: Nandakishore Rangan, VCC

      Originally from Bangalore, India, Nandakishore Rangan’s desire to become a chef was a combination of personal passion, cultural influences, and wanting to create and share delicious meals with others. He began his career at Taj Hotels, a chain of luxury hotels headquartered in Mumbai, India. During this time, he earned a diploma in hotel management. “This is where my thirst for cooking started and exposed me to different cultures and dishes. Additionally, it gave me the opportunity to foster…

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    Banff Program Fosters Sustainability

      Banff & Lake Louise Tourism has launched its Community Impact Program, a first-of-its-kind for Canada’s business events industry. The new initiative is designed to help improve the long-term economic and social sustainability of the national park. It has partnered with Banff Canmore Community Foundation to help business event delegates connect with Banff and Lake Louise to make a positive difference in the local community. “The time is now to take next-level actions towards a more sustainable future. This program…

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    Aquarium de Montréal Opens in 2024

      Montreal-based Ecorecreo Group announced that it will be leading the development and operation of the future Aquarium de Montréal, scheduled to open in 2024. Located within Montreal’s Midtown, the future Aquarium de Montréal will lead by innovation, combining spectacular habitats and unique immersive experiences for guests of all ages and abilities. “Our vision of the Aquarium de Montréal is to create an unforgettable journey that celebrates healthy marine and freshwater environments, while also highlighting uncompromised animal care and the…

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    Vail Resorts CFO to Step Down

      Vail Resorts has announced that executive vice president and CFO Michael Barkin will be stepping down after nearly a decade in the role to take time to pursue personal opportunities. Barkin’s resignation will be effective December 31, 2022, or such other date as mutually agreed upon based on the timing of appointing a successor and a transition. “On behalf of our leadership team, I want to thank Michael for his many contributions over the past 10 years,” said Kirsten Lynch,…

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  • First-Rate Event Security Starts with a Seamless Plan

    For event planners, it goes without saying that creating a memorable guest experience is a critical aspect of the job. But what about those “behind-the-scenes” components delegates can’t see or taste? While crisp acoustics and scrumptious cuisine, prominent guest speakers and dazzling party venues, are all part and parcel to what make an event successful, seamless security and risk preparedness are every bit as important—if not, more so. Gone are the days when a slippery floor or a loose guardrail…

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