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News Canada » Tourism: Minister Chagger celebrates Canada's best tourism year ever - New Canadian record for international arrivals set in 2017

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/minister-chagger-celebrates-canadas-best-172000063.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian tourism is booming. It is our largest service export, supports more than 1.8 million jobs and more than 200,000 businesses, and it is the largest employer of youth. Today, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the ...

News Canada » Tourism: Canada 150 record tourism

News channel or source: https://www.castanet.net/news/Canada/219357/Canada-150-record-tourism
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Statistics Canada says international tourism set an annual record during Canada 150 last year, with 20.8 million trips of one or more nights. The overall figure surpasses the previous record of 20.1 million set in 2002. The statistics agency says the ...

News Canada » Tourism: Canada sets new record with 20.8 million visitors in 2017: StatsCan

News channel or source: http://torontosun.com/travel/travel-canada/canada-sets-new-record-with-20-8-million-visitors-in-2017-statscan/wcm/fc5759ad-bcfd-4aaa-bcfb-131af95f46ea
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says international tourism set an annual record during Canada 150 last year, with 20.8 million trips of one or more nights. The overall figure surpasses the previous record of 20.1 million set in 2002. The statistics agency ...

News Canada » Tourism: From cuddly kangaroos in Australia to maple syrup in Canada and bottled AIR in Iceland: Locals reveal which souvenirs tourists buy that they think are pointless

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-5413895/People-reveal-pointless-souvenirs-tourists-buy.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

he explained: 'I know maple syrup is only produced in Eastern Canada and the Northeastern US ... why people in Northern Ireland love buying Guinness merchandise. He wrote: 'Tourist knick-knacks that say "Guinness" on the front of them.

News Canada » Tourism: Contest aims to lure city folk to small-town B.C. with Canada Day trip to Kaslo

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/msn/contest-aims-to-lure-city-folk-to-small-town-bc-with-canada-day-trip-to-kaslo/ar-BBJpJno
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Kaslo, population 1,000, sits on the shores of Kootenay Lake in a valley northeast of Nelson, B.C. It's a historic tourist destination all year round ... three-day trip to the village over Canada Day long weekend. They just have to submit a short video ...

News Canada » Tourism: Quebec activists decry welfare travel restrictions

News channel or source: https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/quebec-activists-decry-welfare-travel-restrictions-1.3813320
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Carmensita Sapanta has lived in Canada for 28 years, working retail and factory jobs ... where one recipient was contesting the travel restrictions rule. "I felt so guilty when I didn't see my mom," Sapanta said. "I hope the government will understand ...

News Canada » Tourism: Canada announced record number of tourist arrivals in 2017

News channel or source: https://ftnnews.com/tours/33815-canada-announced-record-number-of-tourist-arrivals-in-2017.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Statistics Canada announced the total number of tourist arrivals in 2017. Canada welcomed a record breaking 20.8 million tourists in 2017, the highest ever in Canadian history. The preliminary data shows that Canada has surpassed the previous record set in ...

News Canada » Tourism: Air Canada Demand & Pricing Strength Grew YOY in Q4

News channel or source: http://www.businesstravelnews.com/Procurement/Air-Canada-Demand-and-Pricing-Strength-Grew-YOY-in-Q4
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Air Canada's passenger revenue increased 9.5 percent year over year to 3.38 billion Canadian dollars in the fourth quarter. Both demand and yield, an indication of pricing strength, improved year over year. Growth was stronger in Air Canada's business ...

News Canada » Tourism: Media Advisory: Special Chinese New Year Celebration Kicks-Off 2018 Canada China Year of Tourism Activities

News channel or source: https://forextv.com/top-news/media-advisory-special-chinese-new-year-celebration-kicks-off-2018-canada-china-year-of-tourism-activities/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Marsha Walden, President and CEO, Destination BC Honorable Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture BC’s Consul General for China, Ms. Xiaoling Tong Victoria’s Mayor, Lisa Helps Destination BC, in collaboration with Tourism Vancouver, Tourism ...

News Canada » Tourism: Canada Breaks Tourism Record in 2017

News channel or source: https://www.insauga.com/canada-breaks-tourism-record-in-2017
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

We’ve got beautiful lakes, architecture, mountains. And Mounties. Canada welcomed a record-breaking 20.8 million tourists in 2017 - the highest ever in Canadian history - according to preliminary data released Feb. 20 by Statistics Canada. The previous ...