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Air Canada announces Board Chairman retirement

Air Canada announced today the retirement of David I. Richardson, Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. His retirement will take effect at the...

Old Port of Montreal: Ride the highest observation wheel in Canada

Starting this June, Montrealers and visitors to the city can soar to a unique vantage point between the city and the river on Montreal's...

Canadian airport leaders gather in Ottawa

Senior executives from more than two dozen airports across the country are in Ottawa today to meet with parliamentarians and highlight the important role...

Vancouver International Airport develops next-generation BorderXpress kiosks

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) today announced its proprietary line of self-serve border control solutions, BorderXpress, has been expanded to meet the requirements of Canada...

Tourisme Montréal relaunching Passeport MTL

Tourisme Montréal is relaunching Passeport MTL, a single card for discovering Montréal's top attractions. The card gives users access to 23 attractions and unlimited...

Canada’s last Ice Area cited as potential World Heritage site

A new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the US-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and UNESCO's...

Twenty-five-year veteran Nancy Drolet appointed to CTO Canada post

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has appointed experienced travel professional Nancy Drolet as business development representative for Canada. ...

Air Canada announces departure of Klaus Goersch

Klaus Goersch, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Air Canada has resigned effective April 30, 2017. He will continue to lead Air...

Canada to host international climate change meeting in Montréal

Canada is proud to host the 46th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Montréal, from September 3 to 9, 2017. Hundreds...

Zimbabwe claims “bid to sabotage UNWTO flops”

President [Robert] Mugabe yesterday took a swipe at the British and Americans for attempting to sabotage the 20th Session of the United Nations World Tourism Organization general assembly by making fa

1100 wines compete in National Wine Awards of Canada

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ONTARIO - From the heart of Wine Country Ontario, 17 Canadian wine experts will blind taste and judge 1,100 wines from across the country at the first annual National Wine Awards

Red Bay in Newfoundland and Canada up for UNESCO designation

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR, Atlantic Canada – A little known chapter in Canada's history is being recognized with the news that the Basque Whaling Station in Red Bay, Labrador, is up for a UNESCO World

WestJet named Canada’s most attractive employer for second year in a...

TORONTO, Canada - Randstad Canada is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row WestJet Airlines Ltd.

The case for Canada: emotional engagement helps drive customers to purchase

Canada is a vast and beautiful country, but why go there when you could go to California or the Caribbean?

ARTA continues to be the voice of independent travel agents

From its roots in 1963, when a small, but vocal group of retail travel agents founded the first agent-only trade association, ARTA, the Association of Retail Travel Agents, continues to be the voice o

New daily service between Toronto and Trinidad and Tobago

WestJet Airlines, based in Canada, began its new daily service between Toronto and Port of Spain on Friday, November 16, 2012.

WestJet re-commits to increase presence of women in leadership roles

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced that it has signed the Catalyst Accord, a call to action for Canadian corporations to increase the overall proportion of FP500 board seats held by women to 25

Canada’s former Prime Minister: Ukraine should be in EU

Canada's 19th Prime Minister Kim Campbell would like to see Ukraine as a member of the EU, however, the country would have to undergo a number of complicated reforms.

Canada’s airlines hoping to return to the black in 2013

OTTAWA, Canada - Canada's airlines can expect a second consecutive year of losses in 2012, according to The Conference Board of Canada's Canadian Industrial Outlook: Canada's Air Transportation Indust

Porter Airlines unveils first interline deal with Qatar Airways

TORONTO, Canada – Porter Airlines is implementing its first interline partnership with Qatar Airways.

Chinese tourists love Canada

The buses pull up in front of the Roots store on the corner of Robson and Burrard three or four times a week during the summer, ejecting a gaggle of tourists looking for that perfect piece of Canadian

Canada quits UNWTO over Mugabe “honors”

Canada has formalised its withdrawal from the UN tourism body after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was invited to become a global leader in the sphere and sent a letter in recognition of Zimbabwe'

Falling debris from Air Canada flight damage cars in Ontario

Canadian authorities are investigating reports that debris fell Monday from a troubled airliner and caused damage to vehicles in southern Ontario.

Virgin Atlantic celebrates first flight between London Heathrow and Vancouver

Virgin Atlantic inaugural flight arrived in Vancouver on May 25 and to mark the occasion, Sir Richard Branson was joined on the steps of the aircraft by Amy Williams MBE, winter Olympic Gold medallist

Ethiopian Airlines set to connect Toronto with Africa

TANZANIA (eTN) - Shortly after the Routes Africa forum in Seychelles, Ethiopian Airlines will launch twice-weekly flights to connect eleven African cities to Toronto in Canada through its hub of Addis

WestJet selects Bombardier Q400 for new regional airline

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has selected Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. to supply aircraft for its new regional airline, expected to launch in the second half of 2013.

Historical treasures of Seychelles becomes far-reaching news

The recent announcement by Seychelles that it was looking at a project to renovate and secure the island’s old French cemetery of Bel Air on the main island of Mahe and that the French Ambassador ac

Tourism Industry Association of Canada supports .travel domain

Every industry needs a voice, and for the Canadian travel and tourism business, that voice is TIAC.travel.

Canada passenger train derails

(eTN) - Yesterday afternoon, a Canada Via Rail passenger train traveling from Niagara Falls to Toronto, derailed.