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WestJet Sets A Course To The Future

WestJet Sets A Course To The Future The WestJet Group recently brought together leaders, representing all parts of the operations and business, to hear directly from Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alexis von Hoensbroech, as he shared plans for growth into the COVID recovery, and the airline’s commitment to embracing its... more ›
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Singapore And SIA Roll Out Welcome Mat

Singapore And SIA Roll Out Welcome Mat A select group of 30-plus tour operators and travel agents from the Vancouver area assembled at a downtown eatery last week to reacquaint themselves with Singapore, and with Singapore Airlines, reports Press Today's Ted Davis. The Singapore Tourism Board joined the airline in co-hosting the... more ›
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IMPACT Reaches For Regenerative Tourism

IMPACT Reaches For Regenerative Tourism Regeneration, reconciliation and decarbonization were all key watchwords during Day Two of the IMPACT Sustainability Travel and Tourism Conference, reports western editor Ted Davis, in attendance at the event. Those concepts were all attended by an impressive roster of experts, executives... more ›
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Cummings Returns To WestJet Group As Swoop President

Cummings Returns To WestJet Group As Swoop President Bob Cummings has returned to the WestJet Group’s Executive leadership team as President of Swoop and will take on his new role on April 18. Alexis von Hoensbroech, Chief Executive Officer, the WestJet Group, said: “I am delighted to welcome Bob back to the WestJet Group to lead Swoop... more ›
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The Road Back

New Projections Point To Brighter Days For Indigenous Tourism

The Road Back An overall theme of “Build Back Better” was a guiding priority at the recent National Indigenous Tourism Conference in Calgary, as attendees come to grips with post-pandemic business conditions, reports Ted Davis in the latest issue of Canadian Travel Press. The conference was... more ›
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Lynx Is Ready To Pounce

Carrier Set To Launch Flights On April 7

Lynx Is Ready To Pounce It's just a few more days until Canada's newest airline takes to the skies for its first scheduled flight. Lynx Air is scheduled to take off with flight number one from Calgary to Vancouver on April 7. The new Boeing 737 aircraft on the route will return to Calgary on that same day, kicking... more ›
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The Coast Is Calling

Discover The Tofino Resort + Marina

The Coast Is Calling Perched on the shores of the Tofino Inlet, with access to the pristine wilderness of Vancouver Island’s Clayoquot Sound, Tofino Resort + Marina offers a coastal escape like no other with tailored wellness and adventure experiences that encourage guests to soak in an abundance of nature,... more ›
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Bella Coola Heli Sports Earns World’s Best Status

Bella Coola Heli Sports Earns World’s Best Status Bella Coola Heli Sports (BCHS) has once again topped the World Ski Awards, earning a fifth-consecutive nod as the World’s Best Heli Ski Operation. BCHS first started operations in the sprawling BC backcountry in 2003, and was first crowned best in the world at the 2017 edition of the... more ›
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Building The Team

Indigenous Tourism BC Launches Corporate Retreats, Experiences Campaign

Building The Team Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) is launching a campaign to encourage corporations, organizations and special interest groups to book retreats, meetings, workshops, and educational experiences with Indigenous tourism businesses in British Columbia. For organizations looking to implement Truth... more ›
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Pursuit Re-Imagines Miette Mountain Cabins

Pursuit Re-Imagines Miette Mountain Cabins Pursuit has introduced an updated look to its popular Jasper wilderness lodging, unveiling the Miette Mountain Cabins. The collection of classic cabins and cozy lodge rooms received a name refresh in addition to upgraded guest cabins, common areas and lodge rooms. Miette Mountain Cabins,... more ›
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