Canada Tourism News

Alt Hotel Ottawa opens in Canada

Alt Hotel Ottawa opens in Canada

3rd Jun 2016 Hotel News

Visitors to the Canadian capital now have even more choice of quality accommodation to choose from thanks to the opening of the 148-room Alt Hotel Ottawa. The newly built property is conveniently located on Slater Street, just a few blocks away from the city’s iconic Parliament Buildings and is less than a mile from the bustling ByWard Market district; the perfect location for holidaymakers and business travellers alike.

Air Transat launches new services to Montreal

Air Transat launches new services to Montreal

2nd Jun 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Air Transat has launched Scotland’s newest route, with a service from Glasgow Airport to Montreal Pierre Trudeau Airport. The new weekly flight, which runs until October, connects the province of Quebec to Scotland for the first time. Montreal is Canada’s second largest city with a population of just over 3.5 million people.

Ontario Tourism appoints Hills Balfour for UK PR role

Ontario Tourism appoints Hills Balfour for UK PR role

14th Apr 2016 Hotel News

Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation has appointed leading travel and tourism representation firm Hills Balfour to spearhead and manage its trade relations, consumer marketing and PR strategy in the UK and Ireland, following a competitive pitch. Larger than France and Spain combined, Ontario is a stunning region full of beautiful landscapes, vibrant cities, and fascinating culture.

Seven dead as private plane crashes in Canada

Seven dead as private plane crashes in Canada

30th Mar 2016 Airline News

Five members of the same family are believed to be among those killed following a plane crash in Canada. In total seven people died as a small twin-engine turboprop plane crashed on an island off the east coast of Quebec.

William Gray set for debut in Old Montreal

William Gray set for debut in Old Montreal

22nd Feb 2016 Hotel News

The arrival of William Gray, a new hotel slated to open summer 2016, is poised to revolutionise Old Montreal with its exciting array of offerings for both local Montrealers and international travellers. Located on St-Vincent, just steps away from Place Jacques-Cartier and the Old Port, the hotel offers 127 guest rooms and suites, over 10,000 sq. ft. of event space, a 180 seat restaurant, a rooftop terrace, a luxury spa with an outdoor pool, a boutique, a café, and exquisite views of Montreal’s iconic landmarks.

Holiday Inn Ottawa East reopens to cost conscious travellers

Holiday Inn Ottawa East reopens to cost conscious travellers

18th Feb 2016 Hotel News

Visitors to the Canadian capital now have even more choice of quality accommodation to choose from thanks to the opening of the newly-renovated 261-room Holiday Inn Ottawa East. The hotel on Joseph Cyr Street is the latest offering from the Intercontinental Hotel Group and is perfect for travellers on business or for holidaymakers looking for exceptional value in a prime location.

New leadership for Ottawa Tourism as Crockatt steps up

New leadership for Ottawa Tourism as Crockatt steps up

Ottawa Tourism has appointed Michael Crockatt to the roles of president and chief executive, effective March 7th, 2016. “After an extensive national search that attracted candidates from across Canada and the United States, I am delighted that we been able to secure Michael for this important tourism leadership position,” said Geoff Publow, chair of the Ottawa Tourism board of directors.

Six killed in Canadian seaplane crash

Six killed in Canadian seaplane crash

25th Aug 2015 Airline News

Six people have been killed in a seaplane crash in the Les Bergeronnes area, in Quebec province, Canada. Four of those killed in the incident were British, according to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Five passengers and a pilot died when the Beaver aircraft in came down in woodland.