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2014 Canadian Resort Conference Confirmed For Toronto
The Canadian Resort Conference will be held 23-24 September 2014 at Pantages, a Skyline Hotel that is just steps away from Downtown Toronto's art, entertainment and shopping districts, and is considered among the leading boutique hotels in the city. The annual conference, which alternates between locations in Eastern and Western Canada, will be extended from the previous one day format into a two day event comprising of a half day networking activity and a day and a half of debates and educational sessions, providing invaluable opportunities to spend time exploring business opportunities with Canadian and International attendees.
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Cottage-buying fever is in the spring air
The knowledge gained from a home-buying experience is a big asset when in the market for a cottage.
And while buying a cottage is similar in some ways, there are a lot of unique considerations.
Having the right kind of representation goes a long way.
When you're looking for a real estate professional to help you, be sure they have experience with recreational properties.
The Government of Canada to offer 'Express Entry' to qualified economic immigrants
Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander recently announced that Canada's active recruitment model for economic immigration will officially be called "Express Entry." Set to launch in January 2015, "Express Entry" is a major step forward in the transformation of Canada's immigration system into one that is fast, flexible and focused on meeting Canada's economic and labour needs. "Express Entry" will allow for greater flexibility and better responsiveness to deal with regional labour shortages, and help fill open jobs for which there are not available Canadian workers.
Qatari Diar to develop Malaysian resort
Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company is bringing its flair, expertise and creativity to Malaysia by embarking on the brand new development of a luxury beachside resort, located in the village of Chendering in the Sultanate of Terengganu.
The luxury spa and resort, managed by Mِvenpick Hotels and Resorts, will consist of 210 rooms, 20 villas, 20 condominiums and nine luxury pavilions, in addition to swimming pools, conference facilities and development land across an impressive 180,420 square metres.
Interval to announce first quarter 2014 financial results and host conference call
Inside the Gate
Interval Leisure Group will release its first quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes. Interval Leisure Group will also host a related conference call. Craig M. Nash, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Interval Leisure Group, and William L. Harvey, chief financial officer, will review the company's first quarter financial results.
Interval International sponsors Brazil hospitality investment conference
Interval International is a silver sponsor of the 14th annual Brazilian Hospitality Investment Conference (BHIC) to be held at the Tivoli Mofarrej in São Paulo. The event is being produced by Questex Hospitality and Travel, organizer of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) Summit Series, the world's largest series of hospitality investment conferences, and BSH International, one of Brazil's leading hospitality asset management firms.
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Mack-Cali sells Wyndham Worldwide HQ in Parsippany for $96.6 million
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Mack-Cali Realty sold the building housing the headquarters of international hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide to Griffin Capital for $96.6 million, or about $387 per square foot.
In addition to the sales price, Griffin is assuming responsibility of roughly $7 million in future tenant improvement and commission obligations.
Starwood reports first quarter 2014 results
Inside the Gate
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, has reported first quarter 2014 financial results.
First Quarter 2014 Highlights
Excluding special items, EPS from continuing operations was $0.63. Including special items, EPS from continuing operations was $0.71. Adjusted EBITDA was $281 million. Excluding special items, income from continuing operations was $122 million. Including special items, income from continuing operations was $136 million.
Better Together breaks records for Big Sky Resort
Inside the Gate
Big Sky Resort closes the winter season with another year of record breaking skier visitation at 473,000, up seven and a half per cent over the previous year with the combined Moonlight Basin. Big Sky Resort Lodging also had a remarkable season, up 25 per cent over last season with the merger of Moonlight Basin properties.
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