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$7 Million Renovation Repositions Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax Among Luxury Class

Jul 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax has just completed a $7 million renovation including numerous new luxury amenities in the property's 120 suites.... Read More

New Luxury Spa Comes to Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa

Apr 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Looking for a new spa experience? The Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa has just introduced eforea spa to the property, making it only the fourth eforea spa to be found on the continent. Innovative global spa concept eforea:... Read More

Local Artist Opens Curling Art Exhibition in Fairmont Empress

Apr 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

From March 30-April 7, The Fairmont Empress will host curling artist Jayne Childs during the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championships.... Read More

6 Unlikely Wine Regions Around the World

Aug 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  4 Comments

Certain parts of the world are like sacred ground for oenophiles, namely France and Northern California. But a number of unexpected locales are also getting into the wine business and turning out vintages that are receiving a lot of attention.... Read More

Toronto Luxury Hotel Offers Spa Services for Toronto Film Festival

Aug 29, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Swiss skin-care house, Valmont is teaming up for the second time with The Hazelton Hotel in Toronto, to offer its anti-aging expertise o VIP guests and members of the press during the 37th Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September 6-16, 2012. The Spa at Hazelton will offer an in-depth skin diagnosis by Valmont and then a follow-up 30- or 60-minute Vitality of the Glaciers spa treatment, leaving skin deeply moisturized, firm and radiant. According to the skincare experts at pioneering Swiss clinic, which began operating in 1905, the signature spa treatment stimulates cell renewal through the use of HP, DNA, RNA and massage. The treatment and a sequence of “butterfly movement” massages... Read More

The Hazelton Hotel's Newest Amenity: The Art Concierge

Jun 27, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Hazelton Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel in Toronto, announced that its newest amenity would be available to guests and the general public. The hotel has named Ms. Sam Mogelonsky as the art concierge of hotel. She holds a BFAH from Queen's University, Kingston, ON, and an MFA from Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design London. There are approximately 40 art galleries and dealers in the community. The “Live Chat” feature provides users access to information on the local art and culture scene. "With increased recognition of Toronto as one of North America's leading fine art centers, it was critical to provide community leadership with the creation of the art concierge," said David Mounteer,... Read More

Baby Beluga | Churchill, Manitoba, Canada!

Jun 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Sharon Spence Lieb

“Welcome to The Beluga Capital of the World,” says Greg, my guide. “We’ve got the happiest whales on earth.” Good thing, because I’m ready to hug a beluga. I’ve flown nearly 2000 miles from Charleston, SC to Churchill, Canada to swim with snow-white whales summering in Hudson Bay.

“What makes a whale happy?” I ask, scrambling into the “Sea North Tours” Zodiac with eight other intrepid travelers. Greg’s answer: “A fish buffet. No predators. Warm waters for raising their baby belugas. Paradise, right?... Read More

National Gallery of Canada Exhibits Up Close Look At Van Gogh Works

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  1 Comment

The works of one of the world’s most recognized artists, Vincent van Gogh, will be showcased for the first time in 25 years at Canada’s National Gallery with the support of Sun Life Financial and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Van Gogh: Up Close exhibit will feature 47 paintings from the Dutch artist... Read More

The Fairmont Waterfront Shows Guests the Best View of Vancouver

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

When visiting Vancouver, no luxury hotel is better situated than The Fairmont Waterfront hotel, Vancouver. Nearby is the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal, beautiful Stanley Park, historic Gastown as well as plenty of shops and some of the best restaurants the city has to offer. Check-in to the Fairmont Waterfront and check out the best hospitality Vancouver has to offer.... Read More

Fairmont Pacific Rim Brings a new Standard of Luxury to Vancouver

Apr 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  2 Comments

New to the Vancouver scene, Fairmont Pacific Rim has already made its mark among the top hotels in the city with its sophisticated yet contemporary style and five-star standards. Located in the heart of the historic port and financial district, the hotel boasts unobstructed views of the North Shore Mountains, Stanley Park and Coal Harbour.

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VIA Rail Lets You Discover the Beauty of Canada by Train

Jun 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

If you ever dreamed of a long-distance rail journey through forests and along lake shores, stopping at picturesque little towns, then repairing to your cabin to watch the scenery go by, here's a tip from friends over the border: That experience is closer and less expensive than you think.... Read More

“Polar Bears Out My Window” | Churchill, Manitoba Canada

Mar 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Sharon Spence Lieb  |  2 Comments

Churchill, in Manitoba Canada, is known as “The Polar Bear Capital of the World.” On my flight aboard Calm Air, I relax with the onboard magazine, “Up Here.” One story grabs my attention: “Polar bears are the largest, strongest, and most blood-thirsty of Arctic predators,” writes Dean Cluff, wildlife biologist for the Northwest Territories government. “They only know how to hunt and kill to earn their next meal.”... Read More

Single-Food Festivals Worth a Thousand-Mile Journey

Feb 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  1 Comment

Food festivals can be divided into two categories: those that showcase a broad and diverse culinary spectrum; and those that hone in on a single ingredient and celebrate it to the tens.... Read More

Ice Hotel and Quebec Winter Carnival | Bucket List Thrills in Canada

Jan 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi

Whether we admit it or not, we all have them — bucket list items we'd like to check off and experience before we depart ways with mother Earth. Admittedly, one of mine is to embrace winter in a way that celebrates snow and ice and to...well, sleep on ice. Yes, there I said it.... Read More

Quebec's Gourmet Foodie Delights

Mar 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

International travelers sometimes refer to Canada as "one giant Whole Foods." If that's the case, then Quebec is the deli section: chock-full of game meats, stinky cheeses, sweet maple pastries and ice wine. Of fast foods, it has many - poutine being the most infamous - but when it comes to gourmet, this French-Canadian province pulls out the stops with presentation and ingredients.... Read More

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