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Air Canada Launches Edmonton-San Francisco Service

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada launched its new daily, non-stop service between Edmonton and San Francisco this week. “The tech, innovation and creative industries, together with legendary tourist and outdoor attractions in both Northern California and Northern Alberta make this a prime destination


Meetings + Conventions Calgary Honors Local Champions

January 24, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Conventions Calgary (MCC) honored five Calgarians with Champion of the Year Awards on January 17 at the 4th Annual Calgary Champion Awards. Presented by Calgary’s Mayor, Naheed Nenshi, the awards celebrate residents who are leaders in their fields


Edmonton Event Awards 2018

January 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

WHO: TimeWise Event Management Inc. & Event Professionals Foundation WHAT: Edmonton Event Awards 2018 – The third edition of this annual event brings YEG event professionals together to celebrate outstanding suppliers, events and individuals in 19 categories. WHEN: Thursday, March 15,


Economic Development Lethbridge

November 22, 2017 by Meetings Canada

Coast Hotels Expands in Alberta

November 15, 2017 by Lori Smith

A new franchise partner at the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and the Nisku Industrial Business Park is the latest addition to Vancouver-based Coast Hotels‘ Alberta portfolio. The Nisku Inn & Conference Centre will transition to the Coast brand this month,


WestJet Returning to Phoenix-Mesa

May 15, 2017 by Lori Smith

WestJet will again operate flights to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Alberta this fall. After a successful inaugural season, twice-weekly nonstop flights from Calgary begin November 9 and a weekly flight from Edmonton begins November 11. “The Phoenix East Valley has


WestJet Grows Abbotsford Service

May 1, 2017 by Lori Smith

WestJet launched  its new non-stop service between Abbotsford and Winnipeg on Sunday. With the launch, it becomes the largest carrier operating out of Winnipeg this summer with 51 per cent of total available seats. In addition, it increased the frequency of


Banff a Top Destination: National Geographic

December 12, 2016 by douloff

BANFF, Alta. — Banff has been named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list, which highlights 21 must-see places to visit in 2017, it was announced last month. The 21 destinations were chosen by Traveler editors and


Winter Comes Alive in Calgary [sponsored content]


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Calgary Airport Re-Named ‘YYC’

October 11, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — Calgary International Airport has been renamed YYC Calgary International Airport, Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced Oct. 6. Throughout the airport’s history, ‘YYC’ has been the official IATA code and will now be enshrined permanently in its official


Lakeview Sells Alberta Property for $2.9M

September 18, 2016 by douloff

WINNIPEG — Lakeview Hotel Investment Corp. has sold the Lakeview Inn & Suites – Edson East hotel, in Edson, Alta. for $2.9 million, it was announced Sept. 8. The purchaser of the hotel has entered into a 15-year license agreement


WestJet CEO One of Most 50 Influential People

July 7, 2016 by douloff

CALGARY — Alberta Venture magazine has named WestJet president and CEO Gregg Saretsky one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People for 2016, it was announced July 4. First published by the magazine in 1997, Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People list