Tag: Vacation

WestJet adding wide-body aircraft to its fleet for overseas travel

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
WestJet adding wide-body aircraft to its fleet for overseas travel

WestJet looking to expand fleet in time for 2015 winter season Looking towards the 2015 winter season, WestJet has announced it is moving forward with plans to fly its own wide-body aircraft on some overseas flights. WestJet President and CEO Gregg Saretsky says the company is currently in the advanced stages of sourcing wide-body aircraft […]

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Air Canada rouge goes west, Calgary and Vancouver service announced

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Air Canada rouge goes west, Calgary and Vancouver service announced

Air Canada rouge  offers competitively-priced travel to leisure destinations Air Canada announced on Tuesday that its Air Canada rouge subsidiary is expanding to western Canada to serve a number of predominantly leisure markets from Vancouver and Calgary. Current Air Canada flights from Calgary to Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix will be converted to Air Canada […]

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WestJet Calgary to Miami seasonal service begins on Monday

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
WestJet Calgary to Miami seasonal service begins on Monday

WestJet begins service to Miami, largest cruise ship port in the world On Monday, some lucky travellers got to leave the Monday blues behind them, not to mention the fresh snow and cold temperatures, as they jetted south to Miami on WestJet’s Calgary to Miami seasonal service. The seasonal service kicked off on Oct. 28 […]

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Surprise! Canadians want more vacation days – as many as Europeans

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Surprise!  Canadians want more vacation days – as many as Europeans

Europeans have between 25-30 vacation days per year, Canadians average 17 What is your dream vacation?  Is it a beach side hotel with endless drinks and free golf or a week away at a stunning mountain ski chalet?  We all have different versions of holiday paradise, but one thing Canadians have in common is most […]

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WestJet regional carrier Encore will increase number of flights in B.C.

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
WestJet regional carrier Encore will increase number of flights in B.C.

WestJet starts new Victoria-Vancouver and Fort St. John-Nanaimo flights The first two WestJet flights under the airline’s new regional carrier Encore are set to take off in B.C. in June. Alberta-based WestJet announced the start of daily flights between Victoria and Vancouver and Fort St. John and Nanaimo on Monday. The flights themselves are scheduled […]

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Travel predictions for 2013 see many seeking savings

| January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Travel predictions for 2013 see many seeking savings

Top six travel predictions show trends for the New Year Beacon Staff Reporter The travel experts at Cheapflights have put together their top six travel predictions for 2013, predicting everything from ways to save to digital detoxing, and creating a fun list of expected trends. The ‘Parental Piggyback’ holiday comes in at number one. The Parental […]

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Vacation “indispensable” to your productivity and happiness

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
Vacation “indispensable” to your productivity and happiness

Tourism summer campaign features Edmonton Indy

| June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tourism summer campaign features Edmonton Indy

Heading out the door for a vacation, and you’ve got everything in order, right…right??

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Heading out the door for a vacation, and you’ve got everything in order, right…right??

Five tips from a travel expert for spring break cruise

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Five tips from a travel expert for spring break cruise