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Vancouver Airport Authority appoints new President and CEO

RICHMOND, British Columbia - Vancouver Airport Authority Board of Directors Chair Mary Jordan today announced the appointment of Craig Richmond to the role of President & CEO, Vancouver Airport Author

Air Canada hosts Star Alliance CEOs in Vancouver for annual strategy...

VANCOUVER, Canada - Air Canada welcomed in Vancouver today the chief executives of more than 20 Star Alliance member airlines.

Virgin Atlantic celebrates first flight between London Heathrow and Vancouver

Virgin Atlantic inaugural flight arrived in Vancouver on May 25 and to mark the occasion, Sir Richard Branson was joined on the steps of the aircraft by Amy Williams MBE, winter Olympic Gold medallist

Korean Airlines flight from Vancouver to Seoul receives bomb threat

Korean Airlines Boeing 777 Flight 72 was forced to make an emergency landing at approximately 5:30 pm on Tuesday evening at Comox Air Force base in Vancouver Island after receiving a bomb threat.

JAL and WestJet launch codeshare agreement

Japan Airlines (JAL) and WestJet Airlines (WestJet) have entered into a codeshare agreement which will place the "JL" flight indicator on WestJet-operated flights between Vancouver and six Canadian ci

Virgin Atlantic launches new flights between Vancouver and London

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn. - Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of a new route between Vancouver and London Heathrow.

World’s largest gathering of travel bloggers arrives in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - The preeminent annual gathering of travel bloggers from around the world, the Travel Blog Exchange Conference, is set to kick off a record year in Vancouver, BC this week

New Route announcements at the 16th World Routes

VANCOUVER, Canada - The 16th World Routes, hosted by Vancouver International Airport and held in Vancouver, Canada, has drawn to a close.

Pan Pacific Vancouver welcomes Brent Lavery as new director of sales

VANCOUVER, BC - Tim Tindle, general manager of the Pan Pacific Vancouver, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brent Lavery to the position of director of sales, effective October 1, 2010.

World Routes welcomes more than 2500 air transport professionals to Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Canada - Routes today welcomed over 2,500 delegates to the 16th World Routes, for which eTurboNews is a media partner, the largest annual gathering of the commercial air transport community

Canadian fighter jets escort Cathay Pacific plane to Vancouver after bomb...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Canadian fighter jets escorted a Cathay Pacific airliner coming from Hong Kong to a safe landing in Vancouver International Airport on Saturday following a bomb threat,

Vancouver braces for 300,000 cruise passenger loss this year

VANCOUVER - As the first ship of the season arrives, Vancouver's cruise industry will likely suffer a pretty big loss in 2010.

Canadian tourism marketers aim for 2010 afterglow

Metro Vancouver and Whistler tourism officials cherished their region's 17-day starring role last month in the global Olympic extravaganza.

Sorry, wrong Vancouver, this is Vancouver USA

VANCOUVER - The Southwest Washington Convention and Visitors Bureau has introduced a new logo and slogan in an attempt to distinguish the area from the better known Vancouver in British Columbia.

Post-Olympics deals aimed at luring tourists to Vancouver

If watching the Olympics has made you want to visit Vancouver, the post-Games travel slump could put it in your grasp. You can find all sorts of promotions aimed at luring you there.

Olympic tourists irked by chainlink fence around cauldron

It sounded like a good idea at the time. But Olympic tourists in Vancouver who hoped to get a little closer to the Olympic flame are being sorely disappointed.

When in Vancouver: Top 5 tourist attractions, and more

Vancouver is one of the few major North American cities without a downtown freeway. As such, it lends itself to strolling, shopping and exploring.

Sorry, wrong Vancouver!

Sallie Reavey picked up the phone at her charming Briar Rose Inn and the caller asked about rooms in mid-February.

Roadtrips announces new short-stay Winter Games travel packages available in Vancouver...

Renowned sports travel specialists, Roadtrips, is now offering one- and two-night Winter Games Getaways packages for select dates from February 18-28 – in Vancouver and Whistler – designed for tho

Cruise line cancels tour route with Alaska

Norwegian Cruise Line announced yesterday the cancellation of a major Vancouver-Alaska cruise route, a $38-million hit that's the latest blow to the city's cruise industry.

Vancouver takes $18-million hit with Carnival cruise ship move to Seattle

Carnival Cruise Lines is shifting its Alaska cruise ship operation from Vancouver to Seattle next year, a move that’s expected to mean an annual economic loss of $18 million to Vancouver.

Your land is my land: Vancouver hosts 2010 Olympics

Some of the original sponsors for the 2010 Olympics are at or near bankruptcy.

Taking taxis not easy for visitors to Vancouver

VANCOUVER - Cruise-ship passengers arriving in Vancouver must often wait two or more hours to get cabs, according to the president and CEO of Port Metro Vancouver.

Vancouver should lure lesbian tourists: councillor

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver councillor wants more American lesbians to visit his city and hopes city council will come up with $25,000 to target the potentially lucrative market.