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Wild Times In Harrison Hot Springs

True Key Welcomes Sasquatch At Harrison Beach Hotel

Wild Times In Harrison Hot Springs It’s Friday and we all need a bit of a lighter look at the world around us. Too much COVID-19 all the time. So, a tip of the hat to True Key Hotels & Resorts who brings a touch of humour to us today. The BC hospitality company reports that with COVID-19 keeping everyone close to... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, West

Rocky Mountaineer Delays Season

Rocky Mountaineer Delays Season Rocky Mountaineer is delaying the start of its next season from April 13 through to the end of April in response to COVID-19. Guests on suspended departures will receive a credit valued at 110% of their original booking to be used for travel by the end of the 2022 season. “Along with... more ›
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A Cry For Help

TIABC Calls On Governments To Intervene Before Visitor Economy Collapses

A Cry For Help The Tourism Industry Association of British Columbia (TIABC) is calling for government intervention to prevent “a complete collapse of the visitor economy” as a result of the “COVID-19 crisis.” The industry association said that with the massive cancellations that include flights,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, West

Tourism Ireland Takes The West By Storm

Tourism Ireland Takes The West By Storm Tourism Ireland is in western Canada this week, showcasing the island of Ireland to travel agents in British Columbia and Alberta. A delegation of tourism enterprises from Ireland and Canadian partners are taking part in the targeted sales mission focusing on the cities of Vancouver,... more ›
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Tune In To These Two Cities

Tune In To These Two Cities “Come and experience the edginess of Berlin in contrast with the cultural side of Vienna,” beckoned Kirsten Schmidt, USA & Canada Representative for Visit Berlin, during a recent lunch at the Bauhaus Restaurant in Vancouver. Between January to November 2019, Berlin welcomed 12.9... more ›
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Booking Site Gets Thumbs Up At YVR India Event

Booking Site Gets Thumbs Up At YVR India Event The smooth functionality of a booking website operated by tour operator Services International Ltd. of New Delhi took centre stage during a dinner presentation on India tourism in Vancouver recently, reports Press Today's western editor, Ted Davis. The automatic rate adjustment function of... more ›
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Tahiti Breezes Into Vancouver

Tahiti Breezes Into Vancouver The island nation of Tahiti was centre stage at the recent Islands of Tahiti 2019 reception in Vancouver, partially through the words of two freelance travel journalists who attended as presenters. Daniel Wood and Sandra Thomas were keynote speakers at the third annual evening dinner event,... more ›
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World Travel Awards Come to Western Canada

World Travel Awards Come to Western Canada For the first time in its 27-year history, the World Travel Awards will be held in Canada – and the Thompson Okanagan region of B.C. will serve as the hosts. The Thompson Okanagan has won a bid to hold the Awards event for three years, starting with the Predator Ridge Resort in Vernon in... more ›
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Brainstorming In Calgary

WestJet Looks To Its TAAB For Feedback

Brainstorming In Calgary WestJet welcomed members of its Travel Agent Advisory Board (TAAB) to its head office in Calgary for two days of interactive feedback, planning and discussion last week. The two-day conference was attended by 40 TAAB members representing 35 travel agencies across Canada. Corporate and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, West

Major Renos For Casino At St. Eugene

Major Renos For Casino At St. Eugene Large-scale renovations have been announced for the Casino of the Rockies at the St. Eugene Resort in Cranbrook, BC. Work on the redesign is starting this month and is expected to take under three months to complete, wrapping up in late June 2019. The casino will be open through each... more ›
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