Canada

  • Canada makes usage of mask mandatory during air travel

    Published on : Saturday, April 18, 2020

    On April 17, the Canadian transport department outlined new measures that require passengers to wear a face mask as they fly. The measure will begin on April 20. Any passengers flying to and from Canada will now have to wear …

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  • Canada-U.S. extend border closure for several weeks

    Published on : Saturday, April 18, 2020

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced that the U.S.-Canada border would not completely reopen and is subjected to remain closed for several other weeks. The decision has been taken in light of the COVID-19 pandemic as coronavirus cases continue …

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  • Canada’s Osoyoos council braces for $6 million tourism revenue loss

    Published on : Tuesday, April 7, 2020

    The tourism officials in Osoyooos warned that the COVID-19 pandemic could mean the huge loss of millions of dollars in tourism revenue. Destination Osoyoos said in a letter to town council, with the closure of all leisure and business travel, …

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  • WestJet cuts its workforce into half due to COVID-19 crisis

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Canadian Airlines, WestJet has recently announced the elimination of 50% of its staff. The decision has been undertaken due to the adverse effects of the deadly coronavirus pandemic on the aviation industry.     On Tuesday, Ed Sims, Chief Executive, …

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  • The United States and Canada agree to ban non-essential cross-border traffic temporarily

    Published on : Friday, March 20, 2020

    With the corona virus COVID-19 pandemic continuing to cause concern, the United States and Canada have agreed to ban non-essential cross-border traffic temporarily.   The ban also might include exclusions for commerce, education, family care and compassionate reasons.   However, …

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  • Canada’s Air Transat slashes all service till April

    Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Canada’s Air Transat recently declared that it is suspending all services to most of its destinations until the end of April. The decision has been taken due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak all across the world which is adversely affecting …

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  • Canada-U.S. border officially closed; non-essential travel restricted

    Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Canada and the United States finally close agreement and decide to temporarily shut the Northern U.S.-Canada border to non-essential travel and traffic. The decision has been made in mutual agreement between the two countries and its leaders. The United States …

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  • U.S. and Canada prepares to close borders for non-essential travel

    Published on : Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    The United States and Canada are all set to finalize a deal between the two countries to close their shared border and establish a non-essential travel suspension. Both the countries are preparing to issue a joint statement in the next …

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  • Vancouver tourism can see $3 million loss in tourism as cruise cancellation began

    Published on : Friday, March 13, 2020

    The financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread as dramatically as the virus, and Thursday’s development will suck millions of dollars out of Vancouver’s tourism industry. The princess Cruise Lines has announced it will dock its entire fleet …

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  • Canada forecasts to lose $550 million due to corona virus outbreak

    Published on : Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    The tourism minister Melanie Joly, Canada projected to lose millions of dollars in tourism revenue to COVID-19. Joly also said that tourism sector in Canada is already feeling the impact of reduced tourism, and is projecting millions of dollars in …

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  • Canada’s Ministry of Transport celebrated National Aviation Day

    Published on : Monday, February 24, 2020

    On Sunday, 23rd February 2020, the Canadian Ministry of Transport celebrated the Canada National Aviation Day. On the occasion, Canada celebrated its rich history of aviation and the success of being globally recognized as the world leader for aviation safety. …

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  • Anthem phrase trademarked by Canadian Tourism Agency

    Published on : Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    A piece of O Canada is being used by a federal agency as a slogan to market holiday getaways for international travellers. The Canadian Tourism Commission asserted ownership of the phrase “for glowing hearts” in a federal filing under the …

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  • U.S. senator pushes Canada for faster train trips across the border

    Published on : Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    At the Niagara Falls International Railway Station, Amtrak trains bring passengers on the short trip across the Niagara Gorge into Canada. While the distance travelled is only a few football fields wide, the time it takes can be more than …

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  • Canada to get its second AC Hotels

    Published on : Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    Canada will get its second AC Hotels in the summer of 2022.   The 208-room design-driven hotel will come up as part of the joint collaboration of Marriott International and Canada-based Rimap Hospitality. The hotel will be situated in the …

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  • Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy announced Antarctic Sabbatical

    Published on : Friday, September 27, 2019

    Today, Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy announced the Antarctic Sabbatical, an unprecedented opportunity for five passionate individuals to travel to Earth’s most remote continent and join Antarctic Scientist Kirstie Jones-Williams on a first-of-its-kind scientific research mission in December.   The five …

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  • Now enjoy classic cocktails at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

    Published on : Saturday, September 21, 2019

        Elite bartenders from around the world have designed the new cocktail programme of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a chain of luxury hotels headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.     For the first time, the Group has handpicked top …

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  • JW Marriott Debuts in the Heart of Edmonton, Marking Marriott International’s 250th Hotel in Canada

    Published on : Friday, August 2, 2019

    Marriott International Inc., is proud to announce the opening of the highly anticipated JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District. Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District offers a fresh and welcoming take on luxury and will …

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  • Bahamas and Canada sign Air Transport agreement

    Published on : Tuesday, July 23, 2019

    In a bid to encourage more Canadian aviation companies to flock to the destination, the Bahamas and Canada signed a bilateral Air Transport agreement recently.   According to Bahamas’ Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar, the agreement also allows …

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  • Canada’s new Air Passenger Protection Regulations comes into effect from today, July 15

    Published on : Monday, July 15, 2019

    Air Passenger Protection Regulations enacted by federal government of Canada comes into effect from today. The rollout is the first of two phases, the second of which will take effect on December 15, 2019. The regulations outline the compensations required …

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  • Known Traveler Digital Identity; to facilitate paperless Canada-Netherlands travel

    Published on : Friday, June 28, 2019

    Vision-Box and partners have today signed an agreement to officially launch the “ Known Traveler Digital Identity ” service, to facilitate paperless border clearance between Canada and The Netherlands. A demo of this concept was conducted in Montreal at the …

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