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Scenic Group Canada Hires Willey As Western Canada BDM

Scenic Group Canada Hires Willey As Western Canada BDM Scenic Group Canada has hired Lisa Willey as its BDM for Western Canada. Willey has over 20 years of cruise industry experience and will be responsible for supporting the sales and trade marketing efforts of Scenic and Emerald Cruises’ travel partners in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and... more ›
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It’s Time To Explore Canada

The Amazing Race Canada’s Jon Montgomery On Adventures Far And Wide

It’s Time To Explore Canada Jon Montgomery has been exploring Canada since the tender age of two months old when his family headed out on the open road from Russell, Manitoba to B.C. with an RV trailer attached to their van in the summer of 1979. “My interest in RVing was developed from the real formative age of two... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, West

Rockwood Adventures Goes Local, Launches New Brand

Rockwood Adventures Goes Local, Launches New Brand BC Adventure Company (BCAC) is a new, boutique brand, being launched by Vancouver-based luxury tour operator Rockwood Adventures that will target both BC residents and Canadian travellers with single and multi-day private excursions in British Columbia. After the global pandemic hit in... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, West

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 ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Tourism Organizations, West

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 ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, West

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 ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, West

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 ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, West

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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, News, Trends & Research, West
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