canada

Destinations

Destination Wrap: Queensland’s $50m tourism boost, Spain and Greece to welcome back international travellers + MORE

There are plenty of good signs for the tourism industry judging by this week’s Destination Wrap. Here’s Travel Weekly’s roundup of what’s been happening domestically and internationally.

Share

CommentComments

Road & Rail

Via Rail cancels most trains across Canada amid ongoing protests

by Christian Fleetwood

Ongoing anti-pipeline protests in Canada have massively disrupted passenger train services across the country, with more than 83,000 Via Rail passengers effected so far.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Scott Morrison says intelligence received shows Iran shot down Ukrainian passenger plane

by Christian Fleetwood

Scott Morrison said he has received intelligence that shows Iran shot down the Ukrainian International Airlines flight that crashed on Wednesday.

Share

CommentComments

Road & Rail

Bus service could use cruise ship waste as fuel to meet zero-emissions targets

by Christian Fleetwood

A cruise ship shuttle bus service has proposed an innovative method of cutting emissions that could solve a big waste problem in the tourism industry.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

First cannabis cruise to sail out of Canada this month

The cruise is set to take to the high seas, with passengers requested to bring their own (sea) weed. Sorry, we couldn’t resist.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Woman, 24, dies trying to reach famous ‘Into the Wild’ bus

The journey to Fairbanks Bus 142 has claimed its latest victim after a woman was swept into fast-flowing water trying to reach the famous bus.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Destination Canada unveils brand evolution at Rendez-vous Canada

Destination Canada has announced an evolution of its brand, which thankfully didn’t include any involvement from Avril Lavigne or Nickelback.

Share

CommentComments

Travel Agents

Agent wrap: FREE Macao TurboJET tickets, Quasar’s Autumn deal, CLIA members milestone + more!

If Travel Weekly’s agent wrap was a meal, it would be tiger prawn spaghetti with chilli and dun-dried tomatoes – full of flavour and slightly spicy.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

BOEING UDATE: US and Canada finally boycott MAX 8 aircraft, while Melbourne manufacturer could suffer

by Christian Fleetwood

They’re last to the table, but the US and Canada have finally banned and grounded all Boeing MAX 8 aircraft in their national airspace.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Tourism

Study: the six best destinations for solo female travellers

by Christian Fleetwood

New research has uncovered the safest destinations for solo female travellers. Travel Weekly can reveal that Afghanistan and Chad did not make the list.

Share

CommentComments

News

Australian woman dies in “serious incident” at Canadian ski resort

by Ali Coulton

The woman was in a permanently closed area of the resort when she lost her footing and fell off a cliff.

Share

CommentComments

Road & Rail

These new self-drive itineraries through the Canadian Rockies are to die for

If you want to travel to Canada, don’t look through this article. The pics will only make you want to quit your job and get on a plane, right now.

Share

CommentComments