Category: Canada

Tourism nominees for The Webby Awards

Tourism nominees for The Webby Awards

The nominees for the  Best Tourism Website 2006  category of The Webby Awards have been announced. Shortlisted are EarthCam, Great Australian Spaces, MadeinMTL.com, Select Italy and NewZealand.com/travel. The Webby Awards are given each year by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization with a membership that includes musician David Bowie, Virgin […]

2007 Alaskan cruises with Royal Caribbean

2007 Alaskan cruises with Royal Caribbean

Dog-sledding, glacier-trekking, unparalleled wildlife-watching and so much more! Experience Alaska on a stunning cruise vacation adventure. Royal Caribbean have added a magnificent new port of call (Prince Rupert, British Columbia) and all-new cruisetours to their Alaska sailings for 2007.   You can even journey farther inland and explore Denali National Park and relax in natural […]

Benmiller Inn & Spa maintains CAA/AAA rating

Benmiller Inn & Spa maintains CAA/AAA rating

A member of Ontario’s Finest Inns, Benmiller Inn & Spa, located one hour north of London, and two hours from Toronto, has been honored for the eleventh consecutive year with a CAA/AAA four-diamond rating. According to CAA/AAA, the four-diamond rating is awarded when a hotel or restaurant “delivers a luxury experience, complete with a high […]

The Tablet 10: Best of North America

The Tablet 10: Best of North America

Today’s top 10 list from Tablet Hotels gives a low-down on the best that North America has to offer. California is a clear favourite, with a 50% representation in their list: The Lodge at Torrey Pines – La Jolla, CA, USA Amangani – Jackson Hole, WY, USA Auberge Saint-Antoine – Quebec City, Quebec, Canada The […]

Top 10: Travelers' Choice luxury hotel winners

Top 10: Travelers’ Choice luxury hotel winners

No need to take a chance on your next vacation. Pamper yourself at the 10 most luxurious hotels, as chosen by TripAdvisor travelers. 1.   Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong 2.   Mina A’ Salam at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai 3.   Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai 4.   Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest […]

Oxia... coming to a minibar near you

Oxia… coming to a minibar near you

Here’s something you don’t normally expect to find in your minibar: oxygen. That’s right, oxygen!   These small cannisters are starting to appear in hotel minibars with greater frequency, with the aim of giving weary travellers a natural boost of energy. Keep an eye out for them… they’re already to be found at W Hotel […]

Most romantic cross-country ski resorts

Most romantic cross-country ski resorts

In true  Valentines spirit, MSNBC has published their list of the top 10 cross-country ski resorts for lovers. Making the  very US-biased  list are: Callaghan Country at Whistler, British Columbia Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, in Alberta Garland Resort in Lewiston, Michigan Lone Mountain Ranch at Big Sky, Montana Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New […]

Taste of Romance package at the Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka

Taste of Romance package at the Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka

February in Muskoka is the perfect time and place to snuggle up from the cold, and with the Deerhurst Resort‘s Taste of Romance package, you have the ideal opportunity. Guests staying the nights of 11th, 14th and 18th February 2006 will enjoy a guaranteed late check-out until 6pm the following day… so you can sleep […]

Exploring The Best

Exploring The Best

This  specialist magazine about the best natural attractions in British Columbia’s Southern Gulf Islands & Sidney region is packed with information on the best hiking trails, viewpoints, birding  and marine life watching areas, and lots more. Exploring the Best magazine also provides  large, detailed maps to show you the way. It is available to purchase […]

Teenage concierges in Whistler

Teenage concierges in Whistler

The Four Seasons Resort Whistler has taken a novel approach to accommodating the needs of their younger guests: teenage concierges. The resort has handpicked a group of four student ambassadors from Whistler Secondary School to act as local experts for young travellers staying at the hotel. Being school children themselves, their services are of course […]

Slippery When Wet: Bon Jovi plane involved in accident

Slippery When Wet: Bon Jovi plane involved in accident

US rockers Bon Jovi escaped injury early today when their private Boeing 707 jet skidded off a runway at Hamilton airport, west of Toronto, in a severe rain storm. Bon Jovi is currently on tour and today commands a global audience that has barely diminished since it first struck major commercial success  with 1986’s 14-million-selling […]

Bridgegate on Crowsnest Lake, Rockies, Canada

Bridgegate on Crowsnest Lake, Rockies, Canada

Bridgecreek Development‘s massive and  much-anticipated Bridgegate on Crowsnest Lake resort is apparently running ahead of schedule. The resort, a 26-acre lakefront property in the Rocky Mountains is located 200 kilometres southwest of Calgary and 10 minutes West of Frank Slide in the Crowsnest Pass. It will be the setting for a spectacular resort complete with […]

Canada leading the way in high-tech hospitality?

Canada leading the way in high-tech hospitality?

High-tech hotels are getting more and more sophisticated in Canada, in order to  secure the loyalty of  their visitors — especially the large percentage who travel on business.   Each room in the SoHo Metropolitan in Toronto, for instance, features state-of-the-art entertainment, heated marble floors, remote-control lighting, motorized drapes, laptop-compatible safes and wireless Internet access. […]

Dine Out Vancouver

Dine Out Vancouver

Tourism Vancouver invites diners to experience the city’s spectacular food and wine scene. From 20th January to 2nd February 2006, enjoy a three-course dinner at 144 of Vancouver’s hottest restaurants for $15, $25, or $35 per person (exclusive of alcohol, taxes and gratuities) complemented by fabulous BC VQA wine pairing suggestions. Tables book up fast, […]

Spas of America

Spas of America

Spas of America has launched a new website featuring over 300 premium  resort, hotel and destination spas in the United States and Canada. The new online experience enables spa enthusiasts around the world to search and browse premium spa listings, read health and wellness articles, spa reviews, browse and purchase Spa & Wellness products, and […]