Two grand prizes have been announced for the upcoming Mexico Golf Classic for travel industry members and stakeholders. The tournament will be held at the Mayfair Lakes Golf Course in Richmond, BC on Aug. 23, and will be co-sponsored by the Mexico Tourism Board and Puebla Tourism
The first... more ›
Company Acquires Percy Hunt Travel Group
Vision Travel, a Direct Travel Company, continues to pursue its expansion strategy in key markets across Canada, agreeing to acquire Regina, Saskatchewan-based, Percy Hunt Travel Group.
The Percy Hunt Travel Group has 23 locations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
Its... more ›
Air Canada Builds Presence, Confirms More Routes Out Of YVR
Vancouver’s growing prominence in the Air Canada route network was confirmed at a New Routes event by the airline last week, at a club in the fashionable Yaletown district of the city.
Leading the presentation was Bonnie Walker, AC director of sales for western Canada. She told assembled... more ›
Vancouver Agency Continues To Pursue Growth Strategy
Vancouver's Travel Masters has acquired Altec Travel's retail division – a move that is part of the company's growth and acquisition strategy.
Altec Travel was established in 1978 and is an independent travel agency and a consolidator representing all the major airlines departing from... more ›
Canada Celebrates 150th With A New Tourism Vision
Given the historic anniversary significance of 2017 for Canada, any number of Canadian cities would have been appropriate venues for hosting the country’s principle tourism marketplace, reports western editor, Ted Davis in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press.
But it was... more ›
The first day of Rendez-vous Canada 2017 is now in the books, and host city Calgary has rolled out the welcome mat with soft spring weather and their famous cowboy vibe. Wide-brimmed hats, cowboy boots and Calgary Flames jerseys are all in the house – which is the BMO Centre in this case,... more ›
A supplier road show delegation from Nevada came to Vancouver last week and maximized their time by attending travel trade events throughout the area.
For instance, they hosted a Travel Nevada breakfast reception at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, and then two days later,... more ›
Canadian Travel Press Launches New Feature Celebrating Women in Travel
They're movers and shakers.
Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel, both in Canada and around the world.
And with this issue, Canadian Travel Press is recognizing their achievements – past, present and future – with the launch of an ongoing,... more ›
Outer Shores Expeditions marked its fifth anniversary in 2017 with the unveiling of a new logo and website celebrating the shared beauty and spirit of British Columbia's wild Pacific Coast and the company's classic wooden schooner Passing Cloud.
The newly unveiled logo and website were... more ›
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 ›