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Proposed border fee for Canadians ruffles snowbird feathers

TORONTO, Canada - The United States government wants Canadians to pay to enter the United States to help ease their desperate financial situation.

New Costa Rican ad campaign targets US, Canadian tourists

The Costa Rica Tourism Board unveiled a new advertising campaign Thursday that aims to lure tourists in the United States and Canada to the isthmus by giving away $1 million worth of vacation packages

Number of Canadian tourists to Jamaica hits record high

For the seventh consecutive year, Jamaica recorded an increase in Canadian visitors in 2010, making a jump of approximately 34% over 2009.

Hawaii tourism rescued by Candian tourists, incentive travelers

Incentive travel was strong in Hawaii in February 2010, up 30.3 percent from last year.

Tourists stabbed, robbed in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG - A Canadian couple hiking in South Africa's Hermanus was stabbed before being robbed, the Western Cape police reported on Wednesday.

Canadian tourists in Kingston shooting resume vacation in Montego Bay

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Six Canadian visitors, whose vehicle was hit by gunshots along the Spanish Town Road Thursday evening, have been safely returned to their hotel in Montego Bay.

Cuban Tourism: US sanctions? So what? There’s always the rest of...

HAVANA - Canadian tourists fleeing a harsh winter and buoyed by their strong dollar are flocking to Cuban beaches in record numbers and helping Cuba's tourist trade end a two-year slump.Cuban hotel managers said a surge in Canadian "snowbirds" led to unprecedented tourism during the winter months of January through March.

Weak dollar sends Canadian tourists flocking to U.S. border towns

The weakening of the U.S. dollar has provided a boom for three cities’ economies on the U.S./Canada border, especially in tourism.For two rust-belt cities - Buffalo, N.Y., and Detroit - the massive influx of Canadian tourists have provided a boost to their economies in the wake of the subprime meltdown and the decades-long manufacturing slowdown for the areas.

Tourism chiefs target Canada

Tourism chiefs are staging a major campaign to encourage Canadians to visit Edinburgh.Officials at VisitScotland announced that they would be leading the drive this week as part of their Scotland In Toronto campaign.Under the initiative, thousands of Canadians will be given the chance to trace their Scottish ancestry before being encouraged to visit the Capital.

New York City aims to lure Canadian visitors, opens tourism office...

TORONTO - With the number of Canadians travelling to New York City on the rise - about 880,00 visited in 2007, up from 840,000 in 2006 - the city's official tourism marketing agency has opened a Toronto office.George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Co., said "there's no better time to visit New York City," citing a favourable exchange rate and several promotions.