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A Little Adventure From Tourism Whistler

A Little Adventure From Tourism Whistler Although COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on travel plans around the world, Tourism Whistler has launched its Adventure Deeper contest to keep travellers dreaming of the ultimate summer vacation in the mountains. The Adventure Deeper contest prize package, which can be... more ›
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Pursuit Unveils Details Of Jasper Hotel Development

Pursuit Unveils Details Of Jasper Hotel Development Pursuit has announced the development of a new 'wilderness-inspired' hotel located in Jasper, expanding its portfolio of experiences, attractions and accommodation within Jasper National Park. Luke Sunderland, VP Lodging, Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit, said: “Jasper is an incredibly... more ›
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A Cry For Help

Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Close To Insolvency, Industry At Risk Of Collapse

A Cry For Help While the April 19 federal budget indicated that there were federal investments allocated for rebuilding and recovering the tourism industry as well as for Indigenous communities, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) says that “it remains unclear how the Indigenous tourism... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research, West

Stay Home, Bend The Curve

BC Industry Groups Join Provincial Tourism Minister In Asking People Not To Travel

Stay Home, Bend The Curve Four British Columbia tourism industry groups have joined the province’s tourism ministry and are urging British Columbians to stay local, “unless it is absolutely essential.” B.C.’s Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sports, Melanie Mark, along with Brenda Baptiste, chair,... more ›
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JetBlue Landing In Vancouver In 2022

JetBlue Landing In Vancouver In 2022 JetBlue is coming to Canada for the first time ever, beginning in the summer of 2022. Scott Laurence, head of revenue and planning, JetBlue, said: “Almost since day one, both our customers and crew members have been asking us to add flights to the middle of the country and into... more ›
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Some May Not Be Saved

BC Industry Appreciates New Measures In Provincial Budget, But They May Not Be Enough

Some May Not Be Saved Reacting to British Columbia’s provincial budget, BC’s major tourism and hospitality sectors said that while they welcomed tourism-related investments that were announced, those measures may not be enough to save some businesses until such time travel restrictions are lifted and... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research, West

Cruising Into A Bright Future

Cruising Into A Bright Future After a long, treacherous and tumultuous journey during the pandemic, the cruise industry finally felt some positive waves this month as multiple cruise lines confirmed upcoming plans to resume operations. Hear from Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises; Wybcke Meier, CEO... more ›
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Celestyal Picks Bacon As BDM In The West

Celestyal Picks Bacon As BDM In The West Celestyal Cruises has appointed Eric Bacon as its new business development manager, Western U.S.  and Canada. Based in Los Angeles, Bacon will be responsible for cultivating relationships with Celestyal’s travel advisors and growing the company’s key distribution channels, through... more ›
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WestJet Adds 11 In Western Canada

WestJet Adds 11 In Western Canada WestJet is unveiling details of 11 new domestic routes across Western Canada. The routes will offer new nonstop service for 15 communities across Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. The enhancements follow an announcement made earlier in the week to return... more ›
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HAL Pauses June Roundtrip Alaska Sailings From Seattle

HAL Pauses June Roundtrip Alaska Sailings From Seattle Holland America Line is extending its pause of cruise operations to now include all June 2021 roundtrip sailings to Alaska from Seattle, Washington. This includes six cruises on Eurodam and Oosterdam with a call at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. However, the cruise line also... more ›
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