News & Articles - British Columbia

  • Air Canada inaugurates the only non-stop flights between Yellowknife and Vancouver

    Yellowknife seasonal service from Vancouver complements year-round service from Edmonton and from Calgary Vancouver-Yellowknife seasonal service to begin early Fall in 2018 to meet growing demand from Asia Air Canada has launched a new route from Yellowknife to Vancouver, the only non-stop service linking Canada’s spectacular Northwest Territories and Vancouver. The route’s daily seasonal service operates until April, and next year’s seasonal service from Vancouver will begin Sept. 5, 2018. “We are pleased to now link Yellowknife to our Vancouver trans-Pacific hub, connecting seamlessly to and from our Asiaand…

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  • Air Canada to launch new domestic routes for summer 2018

    Air Canada has announced new non-stop, seasonal services will begin next June from Toronto to Nanaimo and to Kamloops, and Montreal to Victoria, British Columbia.  All new flights are now available for purchase at www.aircanada.com and through Travel Agents. “We are strategically expanding our domestic network with our flexible fleet, products and services to capitalize on the growing seasonal demand to and from Vancouver Island and the Thompson Okanagan areas during the peak summer travel period,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “We are pleased to offer vacation…

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  • Atlific Hotels announces the newly renovated Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown

    The acclaimed Hager Design International Inc. has provided a stylish upgrade to the hotel’s elegant public spaces Atlific Hotels is delighted to announce the recently completed renovations of Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown. Designed by Vancouver-based interior design firm Hager Design International Inc., the hotel’s public spaces have been transformed to complement the property’s sleek and modern atmosphere. In addition to its newly minted space, the hotel is the perfect option for Vancouver visitors seeking accommodations in the heart…

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  • WestJet increases service from Kelowna this winter

    Airline offers 23 more weekly flights for Okanagan travellers WestJet has announced more flights between Kelowna and Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto, effective November 2017. The additional service is part of the airline’s schedule for the winter of 2017-18 and represents a significant increase in flights from Kelowna International Airport. “WestJet is proud to be the largest carrier in Kelowna with more seats, flights and destinations than any other airline,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “Increased service this winter…

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  • Best of the west: Meetings and events in British Columbia

    From outdoor adventure to metropolitan magic, British Columbia relishes its role as one of the world’s premier meetings destinations. Vancouver With the economy still in recovery mode, meeting planners worldwide are more conscious than ever of choosing conference destinations that offer the best value in terms of dollars and partnership. For many, that means opting for cities that are easily accessible, offer meeting spaces that can accommodate a range of attendee numbers and tastes, and provide year-round activity options for…

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  • Rocky Mountain High: Whistler, B.C.

    Nestled in British Columbia’s magnificent Coast Mountains and distinguished by its impressive twin peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb, Whistler is rated as one of the world’s top destination resorts year after year. Surrounded by forested valleys, rivers and lakes, this mountain paradise offers meeting and event planners a spectacular variety of venues to choose from.

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  • Peaks and valleys – Thompson Okanagan, B.C.

    Home to Canada’s only desert and the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies, the Thompson Okanagan region of south central British Columbia is a unique area that amazes visitors with its diversity. Distinguished by semi-arid desert and vineyards in the south, ranchlands and rolling hills in the central region and spectacular mountain wilderness in the north, Thompson Okanagan offers an abundance of sunshine and year-round activities for everyone.

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  • Go West

    Meeting planners who choose British Columbia as the destination for their next big meeting or event will reach new heights with their attending delegates. Canada’s most Western province is blessed with beauty, culture and a great climate year-round.

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  • British Columbia

    Natalie Lajoie didn’t have to look far when choosing a location for her company’s next meeting.In fact, she’d already been there. In her role as manager of conferences and special projects for Electro-Federation Canada, Lajoiewas first introduced to Kelowna five years ago. Impressed by its scenic lakeside location and ample meeting facilities, it didn’t take her long tofall in love with this bustling British Columbia community of more than 100,000 residents. She’s now confident the same will hold true for delegates…

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