From travel insurance to emergency travel medical coverage, there are a lot of ways you can prepare for the unexpected when you’re travelling outside Canada. But did you know that the government has a service for Canadians travelling abroad?
B.C. lifts travel restrictions to West Kelowna with fires in Central Okanagan and Lake Country being held. Some evacuation orders lifted in both municipalities, no timeline yet for Shuswap residents.
These winter travel destinations make for great unique vacations this time of year and many of them could be done over a long weekend from Vancouver. Like the one coming up in February. So here are a few suggestions for the best places to visit in Canada during winter.
A new year means new places to travel and explore, and one Canadian city has been named a top spot to visit in 2023! Describing it as not having “Montreal’s French flair or Toronto’s international oomph,” right off the bat, CNN Travel added that Canada’s capital of Ottawa deserves not to be overlooked thanks to being chalked full of its own draws and beauty.
Covid-19 vaccines and boosters are losing their importance for world travelers. There are now more countries and territories—118, according that welcome any traveler without restrictions. It’s a welcome turn for a global tourism economy that’s been hammered by the novel coronavirus, and a bright note for those looking for signs of the pandemic’s end.
In a return to normalcy, Norwegian Cruise Line has dropped all travel restrictions effective October 5, 2022. This means that guests on Norwegian cruises no longer have to submit to COVID-19 testing, masking, or vaccination requirements. Norwegian is one of the first major cruise lines to do away with vaccination requirements and the first cruise line to get rid of all requirements, including testing.
Attention all travellers! Entering Canada just got a little more difficult. As of Tuesday, July 19, the Government of Canada is re-establishing mandatory random COVID-19 testing for anyone entering the country, fully vaccinated or not.
It has been slow to bounce back as new COVID-19 variants and public health measures deterred domestic and foreign travellers, but as cases drop and restrictions lift there are signs of recovery across the country.
Atlas Ocean Voyages announced three new Western Europe voyages aboard World Navigator today. The new cruises will explore the Norwegian Fjords, London, Holland and France in August and September 2022. The itineraries feature multiple overnights in culture-rich ports.
The Palms Casino Resort is set to reopen later this month as the first Las Vegas resort fully owned and operated by a Native American tribe. The hotel, which announced an opening date of April 27, underwent an extensive renovation to the tune of $600 million in 2019 and will include two towers with 766 hotel rooms and suites.
Using Amadeus’ forward-looking occupancy data, this month’s report includes an overview of global booking trends along with occupancy, booking lead times, channels, pace, and segment mix across the following regions: Canada, the United States, and more.
If you're planning to travel to Canada, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic.
After more than 15 months of being locked out of Canada, international travelers can finally start plotting their return. As of August 9, fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents can enter the country for leisure via land crossings and nine airports.
As more and more Canadians are receiving vaccines for COVID-19, it may be time to look at what is needed to safely reopen the border for international travel.
The B.C. government has earmarked $2.3 million for tourism-related projects on Vancouver Island.
Are you excited, apathetic or worried? A travel industry expert provides a detailed travel forecast for what's to come.
Canada has some of the strictest travel and border measures in the world, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine for everyone returning to the country.
A COVID-19 vaccine, heightened airline precautions and comprehensive travel health insurance are among the prerequisites required before Canadians venture far from home.
Always wanted to live abroad? Now may be your best chance. More countries are inviting travelers to trade their home offices for the opportunity to live and work abroad during the pandemic.
The Canadian government is warning Canadians not to travel to certain parts of China due to the novel coronavirus.
“The travel industry is increasingly affected by consumers’ attachment to climate health and we believe consideration for the planet will significantly influence vacation choices in 2020 and beyond,” Vacay.ca founder and managing editor Adrian Brijbassi said in a press release.
Tensions in the Middle East have escalated since Friday, when a U.S. airstrike in Iraq killed top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Iran retaliated by firing missiles at bases in Iraq where U.S. personnel were stationed on Tuesday.
Calgary and Edmonton were the only Canadian airports to reach the top 20 for on-time performance, placing 17th and 20th in the large and medium categories, respectively.
In a statement, the airline said the Passenger Protection Regulation (APPR) Surcharge was introduced to maintain Swoop’s ability to provide “unbundled, ultra-low fares.”
The travel industry got a wake up call from the weekend that Monday, May 13 when Onex announced its intentions to buy WestJet. The two companies revealed they had been in talks since March.
Nova Scotia was nominated for the awards by Tourism Nova Scotia, whose CEO Michele Saran remarked in a media release, “Nova Scotia is on the rise, and with good reason — we offer visitors an adventure like no other.”
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