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  • Four Seasons Hotel Montreal to open in May

    Press Release The new luxury centrepiece of Montreal’s Golden Square Mile, Four Seasons Hotel Montreal will officially open on May 8, 2019. With 169 guest rooms, 19 suites and 18 Four Seasons Private Residences, Montreal’s Four Seasons is an emblematic place where sensuality meets intelligent design and where guests are invited on a journey of discovery through enchantment and inspiring social connections. In this noteworthy update, Four Seasons Hotel Montreal and the onsite Marcus — the debut Canadian restaurant by…

  • WestJet reaches tentative agreement with WestJet Encore pilots

    Press Release WestJet announced that it tentatively reached an agreement with the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) representing its 510 WestJet Encore pilots. The tentative agreement will be presented to the ALPA membership group for ratification. “We thank ALPA and the ALPA Master Executive Council for their strong commitment to working with us to come to an agreement that truly represents the interests of their membership and our business as a whole,” said John Aaron, vice president, flight operations and general manager,…

  • Air Canada wins best foodservice and business class amenities in North America at PAX awards

    Press Release Air Canada’s industry-leading position among North American carriers has been reaffirmed at the PAX International Readership Awards, where the airline won for outstanding foodservice by a carrier in North America and best business class amenity kit in the Americas. “We are honoured to have been awarded both the outstanding foodservice in North America and best business class amenity kit in the Americas awards at the PAX International Readership Awards. On behalf of Air Canada, I would like to thank PAX International as well…

  • Private plane crowdfunding platform JetSmarter expands service to Toronto

    Press Release JetSmarter, the world’s largest private aviation community and crowdfunding platform, announced the expansion of crowdfunded flights in and out of Toronto, Canada to South Florida. Coming off the recent launch of its crowdfunded flights, JetSmarter users can now initiate a flight and choose the date and time of the departure, while sharing the cost equally with other flyers. Currently, JetSmarter is expanding throughout Canada and has shared private flights are available across the United States in cities including New York, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Los Angeles, Chicago, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Atlanta, Scottsdale,…

  • TripAdvisor names Air Canada’s business class top in North America at Travellers’ Choice Awards

    Press Release Air Canada’s today was named the North American airline with the best Business Class by TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Airlines awards for 2019. “We are very pleased that TripAdvisor’s readers recognized Air Canada in its Travellers’ Choice Airlines awards for Best Business Class in North America. We know our premium customers place a high value on convenience and comfort when in airports or onboard, and this award shows that our customers, whom we thank for their continued loyalty, appreciate the investments…

  • WestJet named best airline in Canada in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice awards

    Press Release WestJet today announced it has again been recognized as the best airline in Canada and a winner among travellers’ favourite mid-size airlines in North America in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Airlines. WestJet remains the only airline in Canada to win TripAdvisor’s best airline in Canada recognition. TripAdvisor has awarded the world’s top carriers based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for airlines by TripAdvisor flyers, gathered over a 12-month period. “These awards…

  • Hotels.com Hotel Price Index finds global travel industry continues to grow

    Press Release There’s no sign of a slowdown for the global travel industry, according to the latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) from Hotels.com. The prices travellers paid for overnight accommodation rose 3 per cent globally in 2018, with every regional index, except the Pacific, receiving a boost. The growth in travel comes despite uncertainty such as Brexit, the wildfires in California, drought in South Africa and earthquakes in Japan. Travellers also showed resilience and renewed confidence in destinations touched by…

  • Montréal-Trudeau airport ranked 4th in best airport staff at 2019 Skytrax awards

    Press Release Once again this year, Montréal–Trudeau airport (YUL) has posted excellent results in the various categories of the 2019 edition of the Skytrax World Airport Awards, considered a benchmark of quality in the world airport industry. Montréal–Trudeau made a strong showing in the Best Airport Staff Service category, moving up to 4th place among North American airports after finishing 6th in 2018 and 10th in 2016. This category acknowledges the quality of service provided by the 13,000 employees who serve passengers in…

  • WestJet announces Flyre Festival featuring immersive music, emotional support pigs

    Press Release WestJet today announced that Canada’s favourite airline may launch Flyre Festival, the world’s first premium in-flight music festival, on April 1, 2020. Many of the airline’s promised festival activities can be seen in a promotional video released today. “Since the dawn of flying, humans have yearned for an immersive music festival at 35,000 feet,” said Richard Bartrem, WestJet vice president marketing communications. “WestJet is giving the people what they want, and the experience will be impossible to put into words. If we could…

  • Tourisme Montréal celebrates excellence with Prix Distinction 2019

    Press Release Leaders from Montréal’s tourism industry were honoured yesterday at the Prix Distinction, an annual gala celebrating innovative business strategies. The event, which took place at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, was organized by Tourisme Montréal and presented by Air Canada. “Tourisme Montréal wishes to commend its industry partners for their outstanding work. Thanks to them, Montréal is considered one of the most attractive urban destinations in North America and is known around the world for being an open, vibrant…

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