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    YVR International Terminal Fully Operational

      The newly expanded international terminal at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is now fully operational. The milestone was marked by a British Airways A380, flying from Vancouver to London from Pier D’s new gates on June 2, 2022. At nearly 300,000 square feet, the Pier D project is the airport’s largest terminal expansion since 1996 and incorporates the latest advances in operational excellence, passenger experience, climate, and accessibility. The new terminal expansion offers eight new gates, adding capacity and flexibility…

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    Destination BC Restarts Marketing Campaign

      Destination BC is competitively vying for international visitors with its launch of The British Columbia Effect – Find Yourself. The $6.7M marketing campaign is designed to drive emotional urgency and encourage travel to B.C. in 2022 and into 2023 from key international and domestic long-haul markets including the U.K., Australia, California, Ontario and Washington. Using TV, video, newsprint, magazine, and digital ads, the organization hopes to “immerse consumers in the transformative powers of B.C.’s nature. The campaign will highlight rainforests, mountains, the…

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    WTTC Urges Johnson to Open Up International Travel

    In a June 22, 2021, letter to Boris Johnson, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) warns of £639 million daily loss if international travel remains off limits. The global tourism body predicts a monthly £19.8 billion loss and of up to 218,000 jobs lost if international travel stays off limits over peak summer holiday period. The WTTC urges for a four-step plan to safely restart international travel to avoid inflicting severe long-term damage on the country’s economy and to…

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  • WTTC Campaign Shows Importance of International Travel

    A new campaign recently launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calls on governments around the world to restart international travel and allow the world to “Reunite.” The campaign showcases the importance international travel has on individuals and businesses, and will hopefully encourage travellers to share with the world the positive impact travel makes to their lives and mental well-being, said the press release. “Reunite” will call on people from across the globe to share their own stories of…

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  • Wow Air introduces its first ever flight to India

    Press Release Wow air, Iceland’s only low-fare airline, will soon connect Canadians to the hustling and bustling of colourful Delhi at the lowest price on the market with a new route to India lifting off December 6, 2018. Travellers from Toronto and Montreal will be able to book starting May 15, 2018 with one-way trips from as low as $299 and Wow premium starting at $899 — a premium flight price you won’t find on other airlines. “We are very excited to…

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