Canada Tourism

How To Choose The Right Cruise For 'Wave Season'

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 02.10.2016 | Canada Travel
Heather Greenwood Davis

It's Wave Season -- a three-month period when cruise companies put out their best deals and offers to entice travellers. You can grab some amazing deals on cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Alaska and more. But choosing which cruise and destination are right for you can be a challenge.

Plan To Dry U.S. Niagara Falls Could Boost Canadian Tourism

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Business

The dry falls will be "a once-in-a-lifetime" event.

Save Money This Spring Break With A Staycation, Canada Style

Allison Eberle | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

There are a lot of perks you'll notice when you skip the expensive international journey and travel close to home during your spring break holiday. The following are a few reasons why staying close to home may end up creating your most exciting, relaxing and productive spring break yet.

5 Types Of Canadian Tours You Should Explore This Year

Flight Network | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Canada is filled with endless amount of local tours. From the corners of the east coast to the west coast and everywhere in between, there are amazing locals who have built businesses dedicated to showing off what their destinations have to offer. Whether you're a tourist or a local, local tours are great for everyone.

Toronto Cracks The New York Times' List Of Best Places To Visit

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada

Take a break from the Big Apple in the Big Smoke.

Girls' Flight Out: 5 Fab Tips For Foodie Travel

Rebecca Field Jager | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Field Jager

Culinary travel should always include exploring the various neighbourhoods and districts in search of authentic experiences. To meet and eat with the locals you must go to where they live.

VR May Have Unintended Consequences For Travel

Bob Ramsay | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Business
Bob Ramsay

Can strapping on a headset that puts you in a mountain meadow induce you to visit that actual meadow on your next vacation? The travel industry thinks so, and last week's Globe article "Can virtual reality bring real tourists to B.C.?" practically yodels "YES!" in reply. I beg to disagree.

Discover Los Cabos' Luxury Resorts And Historic Streets

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

There's more to Los Cabos than the partying streets of Cabo San Lucas. This region of the Baja Peninsula is decorated with dynamic geography, from desert landscapes, to white sand beaches and undulating mountains.

Eco-Tourism And Slow Food Come Together In Italy's Piedmont

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

This is an area not usually top of mind with many tourists, as they are normally lured by the charms of Venice, Florence, Rome and the Amalfi coast. But they're missing a great deal, as I discovered because Piedmont is considered Italy's most culinary-progressive region.

3 Ways The Federal Government Can Revive Canadian Tourism

Aaron Binder | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Business
Aaron Binder

Canadians are being left behind as manufacturing exports have declined and, even with a low dollar, potential visitors have decided they'd rather spend money elsewhere. With a new government in office, now is the time to explore ideas to bring Canada back to the forefront of worldwide tourism.

Exploring The Vibrant Orlando Food Scene

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

As promised, here's the rest of my edible tale. But first, a fun fact: Did you know that Central Florida boasts the most amount of James Beard nominat...

Orlando's Dining Scene Is Experiencing A Revolution

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Yes, there's still a litany of chain restaurants that reside in the endless string of plazas and strip-malls one sees on International drive. But, as far as the perception goes that it represents Orlando's dining scene -- is an outdated notion -- a relic of the past.

6 Hidden Gems To Discover In Greece

Flight Network | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

There are many people in the world that dream of visiting the real off the beaten path experiences on their travels, but have no idea where to find them. A great strategy I've always used is to rely on trusty old Google Maps, pick a continent or country that interests you and then zoom in on the countries tiniest island or most rural village -- go there.

6 Reasons You Seriously Should Visit Snowy Finland This Winter

Allison Eberle | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

We've almost programmed our minds to link tropical climates to holiday time and travel. But have you ever considered taking the winter holidays to go out and adventure through a winter wonderland? Embrace winter this year and take a look at why we believe Finland is one of the most fantastic places to visit.

Discovering The Spirit World In Toronto's Distillery District

Lisa Jackson | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Travel
Lisa Jackson

Once the site of the largest distillery in the British Empire, former factories have been transformed into pedestrian-only village with Toronto's coolest designer boutiques, cafes, restaurants, artisan shops and art galleries. It's so trendy that even the dead are squatters -- the Distillery District has long been considered a haunted site.

Montreal: Where Past and Future Collide

Amanda Blakley | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

I decided to take our littles on an odyssey of our own, one they will recall with fondness one day (I hope). Our plan was simple: to ride the rails east from Toronto's Union Station to Montreal and spend several days exploring the historical streets.

How to Find Vacation Destinations With the Best Value for Canadians

Flight Network | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

As the Canadian dollar continues to fall in comparison the U.S. dollar, Canadians will look for ways to save on winter travel. A tool offers Canadians useful estimates for the total cost of a vacation to 119 different countries around the world. These estimates include all the important factors that go into planning a vacation: flights, hotels, meals, transportation, activities and shopping.

Hard, Soft and Slow: Mountain Adventure Tourism

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Travel
Tamara Griffiths

Generally slow adventures are offered in remote or fragile environments, like mountains. There is an ecological aspect to it, to preserve and conserve the beauty of the environment. This links to Baby Boomers' reported need for beautiful and unspoilt.

Why Canada's Forests Matter

Dan Kraus | Posted 09.25.2015 | Canada Impact
Dan Kraus

Canadians steward not just about nine per cent of all the world's forests, but a whopping 25 per cent of the planet's most intact and pristine forests. Despite everything forests provide to Canada, our collective stewardship of this quintessential Canadian landscape may be falling behind. Canada is one of only a few developed countries continuing to lose forest.

Is Cannabis Tourism a Cause for Concern?

International Centre for Science in Drug Policy | Posted 09.17.2015 | Canada Politics
International Centre for Science in Drug Policy

As more and more places legalize and regulate cannabis, the wider implications of bringing the trade above ground have inevitably attracted scrutiny. A growth in tourism related to the drug is one such implication, and it's dividing opinion. It's time to shift the focus away from blanket opposition to legalization based on fears that it will lead to an influx of troublemakers intent on getting high. A regulated market would give policymakers the tools to combat -- or encourage -- cannabis tourism, as they see fit. The alternative is to allow organized criminals to continue managing the trade.

The Industrialization of B.C.'s Wilderness Puts Politics Before Posterity

DeSmog Canada | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

An ugly thread of misspent taxpayer dollars, environmental destruction and conflict-of-interest -- backed by a government beholden to the mining industry -- runs along the recently completed Northwest Transmission Line, charges acclaimed explorer and scholar Wade Davis.

This Company Exemplifies the Power of Work-Life Integration

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada Business
Tiffany Leigh

The seamless integration of work and life has been imperative to the growth and successes of Clif Bar & Company. By fostering a community connectedness through group exercises, community service, and shared weekly organic meals together in their in-house cafe, they've openly discussed the types of food they want in their diets and for their families.

Supermodel Godfrey Gao Slips Home To Vancouver For A New Shoot

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Style

Godfrey Gao is busy in his new gig as a Canadian tourism ambassador.

From Seed to Symposium in Ireland

Rebecca LeHeup | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Travel
Rebecca LeHeup

As a lover of food, and a tourism professional, the fall holds a special place in my heart. The summer air cools, the season's bounty is gathered and celebrations abound. This fall, I'm particularly excited because I'm also returning to Galway, Ireland for the inaugural Food On The Edge Symposium -- where I'll experience a second harvest, of an idea planted by Chef Jp McMahon.

What I Learned After a Year of Living in Victoria

Lisa Abram | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Abram

It's not as straightforward to simply relocate across the country. The theory that all provinces are alike is misguided, even though we do share two uniting forces in this great country -- ice hockey and our health care system.