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  • Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas appointed Dant Hirsch as its General Manager

    Published on : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

    Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has announced the appointment of Dant Hirsch as General Manager of Six Senses New York, the group’s first North American property which is currently under development and scheduled to open in 2020.     Dant …

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  • Ottawa’s new tourism plan pumping $58.5 million to attract tourists during non-peak season

    Published on : Thursday, May 23, 2019

    Canadian tourism is shaping its tourism scenario with new strategy. This tourism strategy has been designed to boost international visits to Canada during non-peak seasons by more than a million people and get visitors to see the country beyond Canada’s …

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  • British Columbia received the highest number of international tourist in 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, February 27, 2019

    In 2018, British Columbia received more than six million international tourists, among them 3.9 million were from the U.S. ( it showed a jump of 7.1 per cent considering 2017). The 2.2 million Americans visiting the British Columbia via car …

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  • British Columbia sets another record in 2018

    Published on : Tuesday, December 18, 2018

    Destination B.C. data shows that international arrivals to British Columbia rose by 5.7 per cent over 2017. The rise in the international visits is recorded seventh year in a row.       As per the Destination B.C., there are …

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  • British Columbia declares funding for 24 local tourism events

    Published on : Monday, September 10, 2018

    The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture of the province has declared funding to help endorsing 24 events across B.C.   Provided through the Tourism Events Program of the government, the financial support will offer help in marketing effort in …

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  • World Travel & Tourism Council 2018 announced sustainable awards

    Published on : Saturday, April 21, 2018

    The World Travel & Tourism Council has declared its annual awards for best sustainable tourism at 2018 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.     The Airport Authority of Hong Kong in China has won the Environment Award for its mutual …

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  • Last year British Columbia witnessed major boom in tourism

    Published on : Monday, March 5, 2018

    People across the globe carry on choosing British Columbia as one of their ideal destination in terms of business and leisure travel.   As per the recent numbers released by Statistics Canada, three percent rise in visitor arrivals related to …

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  • British Columbia rightly balances tourism boom & over-tourism

    Published on : Friday, December 29, 2017

    British Columbia is having a boom in tourism, to the point where the target is altering from luring visitors to learn ways to handle over-tourism.   Marsha Walden, president and CEO of Destination B.C., states that it’s a balancing act …

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  • American Cruise Lines triples capacity in the entire Pacific Northwest

    Published on : Thursday, November 2, 2017

    American Cruise Lines, the leader in U.S. cruising, announces two new itineraries for 2018 in Puget Sound—5-day Highlights of Puget Sound and 11-day Grand Puget Sound. These spectacular cruises are roundtrip from Seattle, WA, and will triple the Line’s capacity …

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  • British Columbia Tourism feeling deeply affects by wildfires

    Published on : Thursday, August 10, 2017

    British Columbia Tourism is now seeing it’s slow down due to the wildfires. The wildfires deeply affected the tourism sector of this region and now the tourism officials are starting to research on the impact of the devastating wildfires in …

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  • Tourism slows down in Bella Coola Valley due to forest fires

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Tourism is now in ebb after the wildfire happened in the Bella Coola Valley. The hot and dry weather condition and the smoky air cause the misery in the tourism upliftment in Bella Coola Valley in the British Columbia region …

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  • Wells Gray Provincial Park is closed for wildfire

    Published on : Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    Wells Gray Provincial Park, one of the popular parks in located in east-central British Columbia, Canada is temporarily closed due to wildfire.     The Visitor Centre Manager of Wells Gray Provincial Park, Tay Briggs on 9th July announced that …

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  • British Columbia attracts 55% more tourists from China in January

    Published on : Thursday, March 23, 2017

    The tourism industry in British Columbia is currently ‘booming’ as revealed by the provincial government data that showed increased in the number of visits from many nations.   The tourist arrivals had increased by over 9% in the month of …

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  • More air access boosting tourism in British Columbia

    Published on : Monday, February 27, 2017

    The tourism sector of British Columbia continues to witness a robust growth, as tourists tend to flood this region throughout the year. According to the provincial government, over 5.5 million tourists had arrived in the Canadian west coast in the …

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  • British Columbia is witnessing a major push in tourism sector

    Published on : Friday, January 27, 2017

    First 11 months of the year 2016 witnessed over 5.1 million international tourists in British Columbia which is tantamount to 12.2% increase than 2015. The latest data from Statistics Canada show that B.C. experienced more than 5,143,414 international visitors from …

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  • B.C. homebuyers tax unable to deter China-Vancouver air travel

    Published on : Wednesday, January 25, 2017

    British Columbia has imposed a 15% tax on purchase by foreigners for Chinese homebuyers. This, however, seems to have a nil impact on the number of flights from China to Vancouver that keeps on soaring.   Beijing Capital Airlines have …

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  • Canadian port cities to witness upsurge in number of cruise visitors

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    The port cities in Canada are expecting to receive a massive economic boost during the summer of 2017 as the 150th birthday celebration of Canada and the low value of loonie are attracting an influx of cruise fanatic travellers.   …

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