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Outer Shores Lodge Opening In Spring 2022  

Outer Shores Lodge Opening In Spring 2022   Opening in spring 2022, Outer Shores Lodge will welcome guests year-round with wildlife and cultural experiences on British Columbia’s West Coast. Bordering Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and directly fronting Canada’s exposed west coast, but only a minute’s walk to a protected... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts, West

Anchors Aweigh By Sea And Rail

American Queen Voyages, Rocky Mountaineer Partner On Pre- And Post-Cruise Rail Packages

Anchors Aweigh By Sea And Rail American Queen Voyages and Rocky Mountaineer are partnering to offer a pre- and post-cruise luxury rail City Stay Package for the inaugural season of Ocean Victory. The add-on option will be available for six sailings of the Ocean Victory from May to September 2022. Shawn Bierdz, chief... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News, Rail, West

It’s All Golden For Basecamp Resorts

It’s All Golden For Basecamp Resorts Basecamp Resorts will open its newest hotel -- Basecamp Lodge Golden -- on Dec. 10, 2021. The 15-unit property is situated a short walk from downtown Golden, overlooking the Kicking Horse River and a 12 minute drive to the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Designed for families, avid... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, West

Navigator of the Seas Now Calling L.A. Home

Navigator of the Seas Now Calling L.A. Home After being refurbished and refitted with new activity, entertainment and dining features, the Navigator of the Seas by Royal Caribbean International is back and sailing in West coast waters. It’s been over a decade since RCI has operated cruises from California. Now home ported in Los... more ›
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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 ›
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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, Indigenous tourism, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research, West
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