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The Hampton Inn by Hilton Hotel is a six-storey, 115-room hotel in Timmins, one of the city’s newest. Below, in the breakfast area, guests can enjoy a warm breakfast or pick up a “to-go” breakfast bag if they don’t have time for a sit-down meal.
Timmins hotel specializing in professional clienteleAn international brand name with a stellar reputation is bringing visitors into Timmins’ newest hotel.Hampton Inn by Hilton Hotel opened its six-storey, 115-room Timmins property in April, 2015. The hotel is owned by Riverside Hotel Timmins LP and operated by Vrancor Hospitality Corp., which also owns the city’s Holiday Inn Express and Suites, opened in 2013.“I think we have a lot going for us, but really it’s the brand name and the service we focus on providing,” said John Crescenzi, th...


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Northern tourism gets a boost
A funding announcement of $375,000 from the federal government will help boost Northern Ontario tourism.FedNor announced it would provide the funds over three years to help Tourism Northern Ontario “develop and implement a set of tools and training solutions that will help tourism businesses r...
Tourism plan to draw snowmobilers North
The Northeast Community Network (NeCN) wants Northern Ontario to be known as the “world’s best snowmobile destination” to help drum up more tourism.NeCN, with funding from the province and FedNor, is developing a snowmobile tourism destination plan to help lure more snowmobilers North.Sylvie Font...
Northern festivals recognized by provincial body
A pair of Northern Ontario festivals has been acknowledged for excellence by Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO).Village Noel Temiskaming in Temiskaming Shores has been recognized as the Best New Festival (with revenues of $100,000 to $500,000). Launched in November 2015, Village Noel Temiskami...
ARC fitness offers teambuilding; neighbouring coffee shop’s conference space the perfect side
An afternoon of rock climbing and yoga, followed by lively conversation over a coffee or glass of wine, with a healthy snack on the side. It sounds like a weekend date with a few friends, but thanks to the informal partnership between ARC Climbing and Salute Coffee Company in Sudbury’s south en...


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