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Whistler visitors numbers hit a record 1.1 million
Whistler visitors numbers hit a record 1.1 million
Whistler Blackcomb hit a record 1.14 million visitors in the first two months of the ski season, according to a quarterly report from the company. In total, revenues are up 22 per cent over 2014 to $67 million while visitor numbers are up 21 per cent o...
Vancouver city council approves Airbnb motion to work on new regulations
Vancouver city council approves Airbnb motion to work on new regulations
Vancouver city council approved a motion Wednesday to ask city staff to come up with ways to control short-term housing rental services such as Airbnb. City staff were told to study the impact those services have on rental properties, gather input from...
Canada's eTA Transition Ends March 14, 2016
Canada's eTA Transition Ends March 14, 2016
The Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) will become mandatory on March 15, 2016. The eTA will be required for most visa-exempt foreign nationals who want to fly to or transit through Canada.
Hotel tax on way up
Hotel tax on way up
A higher hotel tax will allow Tourism Kelowna to promote the city more in Ontario, the Maritimes, Washington state, other parts of the U.S. and internationally. "Really, it's all about growth," said Tourism Kelowna CEO Nancy Cameron.