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WestJet, Sunwing Respond To Competition Bureau Report

WestJet, Sunwing Respond To Competition Bureau Report WestJet’s proposed acquisition of Sunwing Vacations and Sunwing Airlines is raising concerns with the Competition Bureau, which has concluded that the acquisition “is likely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition in the sale of vacation packages to... more ›
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Las Vegas Tourism Mission Heads Across Canada

Las Vegas Tourism Mission Heads Across Canada As might be expected, the amount of tourism information being generated by Las Vega as it bursts out of the COVID doldrums, is impressive. The first international travel trade mission to be conducted by Las Vegas tourism interests rolled into Vancouver recently (at the Parq Hotel), with a... more ›
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Scenic Eclipse Brings Expedition Luxury To Alaska

Scenic Eclipse Brings Expedition Luxury To Alaska A new premium player amongst the cruise ships that sail the Pacific west coast waters to Alaska was given an official welcome by port authorities recently. Kathy deLisser, the regional VP of CERES Terminals, exchanged gifts with Captain Erwan le Rouzic in a theatre on board the Scenic... more ›
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WestJet Group, Alberta Government Take Off Together With Historic Partnership

WestJet Group, Alberta Government Take Off Together With Historic Partnership The WestJet Group and the Alberta government are embarking on a ‘first-of-its-kind partnership’ that will be focused on ‘significantly advancing aviation across the province in support of a stronger economy and a long-lasting, sustainable future for Alberta's aviation sector.’ As the... more ›
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Korean Air Mission Brings Airport News, Asia Reps

Korean Air Mission Brings Airport News, Asia Reps Incheon International Airport of Seoul, South Korea has repeatedly earned Skytrax honours as one of the world’s top airports, as well as a #1 ranking as the world’s best transit airport – facts that were celebrated at a recent travel trade dinner in Vancouver hosted by Korean... more ›
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Air Canada Ramps Up Service To Korea

Air Canada Ramps Up Service To Korea An increase in frequencies is upcoming for the schedule of flights that Air Canada operates between Canada and South Korea. The airline currently operates four flights per week between Toronto YYZ and Seoul-Incheon ICN. That is set to increase to up to five flights per week for September and... more ›
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Extraordinary Experiences From Discover Canada Tours

Extraordinary Experiences From Discover Canada Tours Discover Canada Tours has launched a new collection of tour itineraries to lesser-known regions across British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon. The Extraordinary Experiences Collection showcases a wide diversity of small escorted tours and self-drive itineraries that immerse travelers into... more ›
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A Diversity Of Experiences

A Conversation With Indigenous Tourism Alberta’s Mackenzie Brown

A Diversity Of Experiences “I believe tourism plays a vital role in truth and reconciliation,” observes Indigenous Tourism Alberta’s director of development, Mackenzie Brown, before continuing: “Tourism experiences are an approachable and interactive way for people to learn about our cultures and history. It... more ›
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SATA Group Launches IEnvA Program

SATA Group Launches IEnvA Program The SATA Group initiated the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program for aviation, developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Since each airline has a different reality, Quintin Holder, IATA’s IEnvA Program Manager went to São Miguel (Azores) to assess... more ›
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Condor Set To Take Off From Edmonton In 2023

Condor Set To Take Off From Edmonton In 2023 Condor will be offering two weekly seasonal flights from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) to Frankfurt starting May 26, 2023. The carrier will use Boeing 767 equipment on its non-stop service. Myron Keehn, Vice President, Air Service and Business Development, Edmonton International... more ›
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