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  • Parq Vancouver Completes Refinancing

    Press Release Parq Vancouver has successfully completed the refinancing of its capital structure. This transaction includes the refinancing of the first-lien and second-lien loans with a fixed rate, long-term financing structure, thereby significantly reducing the interest payments and covenant requirements. “We are pleased with the execution of the refinancing and look forward to building on the success of Parq Vancouver and continuing to provide world-class service to our customers,” said Joe Brunini, President and CEO of Parq Vancouver. About Parq Vancouver…

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  • TED2019 to livestream talks to 12 Marriott properties worldwide

    Press Release Entering its third year of collaborations with TED, Marriott Hotels today announced new program extensions to further its impact on creative thinking worldwide. This year, for the first time, Marriott Hotels will livestream talks from the TED2019 conference to 12 properties around the world for an exclusive viewing for guests. The flagship hotel brand will also introduce a first-of-its kind TED Masterclass through Marriott Bonvoy Moments, a program which provides travelers new money-can’t-buy experiences around the world. Both…

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  • WestJet adds two limited-edition summer routes

    London, ON/Vancouver and Quebec City/Calgary WestJet has announced two non-stop routes offering Canadian travellers even greater choices for connectivity and convenience this summer. Starting June 29, WestJet will begin service between London, Ontario and Vancouver and between Quebec City and Calgary. WestJet’s limited-edition flights will be offered only during the peak summer travel season. “WestJet is looking forward to providing London and Quebec City with improved connectivity into the broader WestJet network through Vancouver and Calgary respectively this summer,” said Brian Znotins,…

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  • Air Canada to launch daily, seasonal Calgary-Palm Springs and Edmonton-Las Vegas flights next winter

    More flights from Calgary to Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos and from Vancouver to Palm Springs and Phoenix. Air Canada has announced it will launch daily, seasonal flights between Calgary and Palm Springs, and between Edmonton and Las Vegas starting October 28, 2018.  All flights are now available for purchase via the Air Canada app, at aircanada.com and through travel agents. “We are very pleased to offer additional convenient travel options to Albertans with non-stop flights from Calgary and Edmonton to Palm Springs and Las Vegas respectively this winter,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “Concurrent with our fleet…

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  • Europe is more accessible than ever with Air Transat – New domestic flights will offer travellers greater flexibility

    Air Transat will be adding new domestic flights this summer, making Europe that much more accessible to travellers from Calgary, Vancouver and Quebec City. In fact, they will now have access to more than 10 new European destinations, thanks to Air Transat’s connecting flights via Montreal and Toronto. “For more than 30 years, Air Transat has been the preferred holiday travel airline for Canadians flying to Europe,” says Annick Guérard, Chief Operating Officer at Transat. “Our domestic flights are very popular with travellers, as…

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  • Air Canada’s non-stop Vancouver-Delhi flights become year-round beginning June 2018

    Fastest elapsed flying time to Indian subcontinent from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Seattle, Portland andLos Angeles Complements year-round Dreamliner flights from Toronto to Delhi and Mumbai Air Canada has announced that its current seasonal non-stop Vancouver-Delhi flights will become year-round starting June 8, 2018.  These flights are now available for purchase at aircanada.com, through the Air Canada app and through travel agents. “Customer response to our nonstop Vancouver-Delhi seasonal flights initially launched in 2016 has been extremely positive, and we are very pleased to extend the only flights…

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  • 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 benefit both the business traveller as well as the leisure guest,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “Since 2013, we have invested in providing 40 per cent more capacity for our guests in the community. With…

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  • WestJet moves Whitehorse service to Calgary

    Airline offers Yukoners more connections via YYC WestJet has announced that it will move its non-stop seasonal service between Whitehorse and Vancouver to YYC Calgary International Airport, effective June 29, 2018. For the first time, flights between Whitehorse and Calgary will be available for purchase as of January 29, 2018. “WestJet has been serving Whitehorse with seasonal summer service to Vancouver since 2012,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. “As we continue to expand our…

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  • 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 inaugurates the only non-stop flights from Canada to Melbourne

    Boeing 787 Dreamliner seasonal service from Vancouver to Melbourne operates Dec-Feb; becomes year-round in June 2018 Airline’s third destination in Australia, following Sydney and Brisbane Air Canada’s inaugural flight, AC037 Boeing 787 Dreamliner service, departed Vancouver December 1 in the late evening, and arrived Sunday morning to a water cannon welcome salute at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport. This arrival marks the only non-stop service linking Canada and Melbourne, Air Canada’s third destination served in Australia. Seasonal service now operates four times weekly between…

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