Thursday February 23, 2017
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Paris tourism rises after year-long slump

Tourism to Paris is showing signs of a revival after a yearlong slump attributed to deadly extremist attacks, violent labour protests, strikes and floods.
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U.K. welcomed record 37.3m visitors in 2016, flight bookings already up 16% in 2017

More overseas visitors travelled to the U.K. in 2016 than ever before, with strong growth coming from Canada and the U.S.
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Vail Resorts acquires Stowe Mountain Resort for a cool $50m

Vail Resorts has announced an agreement to acquire Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe, Vermont from Mt. Mansfield Company (MMC) for US$50 million.
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Woman in wheelchair left behind at the gate by Ryanair

Ryanair has found itself in hot water after leaving behind a disabled passenger at the gate.
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WestJet ramps up summer sked with Winnipeg-Abbotsford route & 21 more flights

Winnipeg and Abbotsford – two long-standing destinations for WestJet – will soon be connected with the addition of new service between the two markets.
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Sunwing’s big blowout sale includes up to 40% off luxury packages

A luxury vacation for nearly half the price sounds almost too good to be true.
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ACV now the only tour op to offer all-inc privileges at Curaçao resort

Got clients looking for an all-inclusive stay in Curacao? ACV has just announced that it’s now the only tour operator to offer the three-star Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club as an all-inclusive property.
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Canada breaks 14-year tourism record, with nearly 20m arrivals in 2016

Oh, Canada! It was a record-breaking year for Canadian tourism in 2016, with the highest number of tourist arrivals in 14 years.
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Air Canada says loonie not deterring Canadians from U.S. travel

The relatively low value of the loonie isn't deterring Canadians from travelling to the United States, especially to winter vacation spots in Florida, Arizona and Hawaii, Air Canada said Friday.
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Travel Masters acquires 30-year-old agency in Kelowna

Travel Masters, a top Canadian travel agency that’s affiliated with Ensemble Travel Group, has acquired Mission Park Travel, a 30-year-old agency in Kelowna, B.C.
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