Best year ever for Canadian tourism

Canada welcomed a record breaking 20.8 million tourists in 2017, the highest ever in Canadian history. The preliminary data, released on Feb. 20 by Statistics Canada, shows that Canada has surpassed the previous record set in 2002, by almost a million. “Today’s results … Continue reading

WestJet adds six dozen flights to Calgary hub

Calgary’s largest airline continues to shape YYC hub with the most seats, flights and destinations WestJet has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Calgary hub to key business and tourism destinations in Canada and the U.S., adding 72 more weekly flights. WestJet … Continue reading

WestJet expands service from Vancouver

Airline adds 60 flights from YVR WestJet has announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Vancouver hub to key business and leisure destinations in Canada and Mexico, adding 60 more flights weekly. “WestJet is again providing additional service to … Continue reading

WestJet is conveniently connected in YYZ

Airline adds 28 more flights to domestic, transborder and international destinations out of Toronto WestJet has announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of its Toronto hub to key business and tourism destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, adding … Continue reading

WestJet enhances Edmonton summer schedule

Edmonton’s largest airline continues to provide region with the most seats, flights and destinations WestJet has announced that it has again enhanced its schedule and connectivity out of Edmonton International Airport (EIA) to key business and leisure destinations in Canada and the U.S., adding 23 … Continue reading

Air Canada welcomes expanded Canada-Israel air transport agreement

New air transport agreement opens door to increased service between Canada and Israel Air Canada welcomed the recent announcement by the Government of Canada and Government of Israel of an expanded air transport agreement between the two countries. With the revised agreement Air Canada will look … Continue reading

Canada is one step closer to expanding preclearance operations with the U.S.

Expanding preclearance will enable faster travel between Canada and the United States, provide access to more American airports, bolster trade, better protect our rights and increase security. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, recently highlighted the importance of … Continue reading

MPI appoints Julie Holmen as sales leader for Canada, international markets

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Julie Holmen to serve as Director of Business Development covering Canada, Europe and Asia, effective December 4, 2017. Based in Toronto, Holmen will be responsible for revenue generation and management of strategic partnerships for … Continue reading

WestJet announces frequent flyer redemption with Qantas

WestJet has announced that members of WestJet Rewards can now redeem their WestJet dollars on Member Exclusive fares to destinations in the Qantas Airways (Qantas) network, including Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. “We are delighted to deepen our partnership with Qantas and bring … Continue reading