From Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 2016, 19 travellers were compensated $13,359 through BC's Travel Assurance Fund a result of the closures of BC travel agencies Air-World Tour & Travel Ltd. (based in Surrey) and Skyline Tours Ltd. (Burnaby).
Administered by Consumer Protection BC, the Travel... more ›
ACV Highlights Spotlight Collection From Western Gateways
Air Canada Vacations is showcasing its Spotlight Collection in Western Canada.
The tour company's Spotlight Collection features over 50 properties in Mexico and the Caribbean which are deemed to be ACV’s most popular.
Each resort in the collection offers a variety of exclusive perks... more ›
Beginning Dec. 24, Helijet International will expand its service to include weekend flights between Nanaimo and Vancouver.
Helijet currently offers six round-trips each day between its Nanaimo Harbour Heliport and Vancouver Harbour locations. The expanded service will see Helijet offer three... more ›
Seattle beckons with the buzz of NFL fan fever in the fall and early winter, as the Seahawks wage another football campaign, reports Western editor, Ted Davis in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier.
Seattle’s “getaway” factor favours Canadians, who need only about three hours... more ›
Sunwing Vacations will have more vacation packages departing directly from Winnipeg with the introduction of two weekly, direct flight services this winter, bringing the number of destinations offered from Winnipeg to 15. New for this coming season, customers will be able to choose between... more ›
Summer in Whistler is in full swing and now the soundtrack has officially been set. The Whistler Presents free outdoor concert series has confirmed a solid schedule of 10 exceptional acts for the sixth year of this celebrated event.
Artists Deya Doya, Steel Pulse, Jose Gonzalez, Hannah... more ›
12th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 25
This September, San Diego Restaurant Week (Sept. 25 to Oct. 2) will “celebrate local” by showcasing the fresh and delicious ingredients that the region is known for.
For eight days only, visitors can enjoy dishes compiled of local products and ingredients at more than 180 participating... more ›
A new executive lounge for First and Business class passengers on Cathay Pacific Airways opened at Vancouver International Airport last week.
The airy lounge features a Noodle Bar staffed with a chef preparing selections of Hong Kong dishes, like wonton soup and dim sum. It faces on to a... more ›
The Fairmont Vancouver Airport was named winner of Skytrax's Best Airport Hotel in North America at the 2016 World Airport Awards held March 16 in Cologne, Germany.
The hotel category is in its sixth year and Fairmont Vancouver Airport has held first place five of the six years.
Widely... more ›
The Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver has just completed major renovations of guest rooms and public spaces, inspired by its oceanfront location and surrounding scenery.
Guest rooms have hues of blue and grey balanced against sandy tones and birds-eye maple. The spa-like bathrooms benefit from the... more ›