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Hotel COVID Update

Dave Kaiser, President and CEO of the Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association gives an update on how the hotels have been coping with the COVID restrictions in Alberta and what guests can expect when staying at a hotel during the Pandemic.


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Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton. AB

Fantasyland Hotel is located within North America’s most comprehensive retail and entertainment complex, West Edmonton Mall. The hotel is ideal for any adventure seeker as its uniquely decorated theme rooms will allow you to live out your fantasy. 

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Texas Under COVID

Taylor Cole, Host of Hotel Hunt TV discusses some of the COVID restrictions in Texas and what some of the hotels, such as the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine Texas have been doing to make sure guests feel safe while enjoying their stay.

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 10/21)

Canada’s Major Carriers React to New COVID-19 Testing Requirements for International Arrivals

Mike McNaney, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada discusses their response to Canada's new requirement for all arriving international passengers to Canada to have a negative PCR test result 72 hours prior to arrival.

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 3/21)

How to Make Winter Road Trips an Actual Pleasure

Hitting the open road at this time of year is much different than in summertime. Winter road trips require more careful planning. Weather can change quickly, roads can close and if you’re stranded, you’ll need to stay safe, warm and dry. Travel Writer Jody Robbins offers some tips.

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Planet Hollywood Cancun

From the imaginative and immersive programs offered at the Stars Kids Club to a new world of flavors offered at themed restaurants and pumped up PHit fitness program, Planet Hollywood Cancun brings big screen excitement to the beautiful beachfront of Costa Mujeres, Cancun.

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El Cid Resorts, Mazatlan

The four all-inclusive resorts on the beach of Mazatlán are waiting for you to indulge you beyond compare. “The only Colonial city on the beach” is the perfect combination of a picturesque historical district and contemporary architecture with first-class services.

Savor local cuisine and submerge into a real Mexican experience with a warm and friendly service.

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Safari Live

Safari LIVE safaris are award-winning, expert-hosted LIVE experiences that are broadcast from the African wilderness into your home in real-time.

Available on both the internet and television, this show enables you to interact with an expert game ranger in Africa while you watch.

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Marmot Basin, Jasper. AB

Marmot Basin is located twenty minutes south of the town of Jasper, AB. Facilities and services include 7 lifts, including the Canadian Rockies Express high speed quad chair - the longest in the Canadian Rockies, 3 on-mountain day lodges, a full-service Rental Shop, Snow Sports School, eateries, a nursery and retail shop.

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Dec. 27/20)

Looking Back At 2020

Air travel sputtered, borders

were closed, hotels were less

than half-full, Cruise lines shut

down. Travel Expert Onanta Forbes discusses how the COVID Pandemic affected travel and what stood

out in 2020.

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Dec. 20/20)

Tips to Travel Healthy for the Holidays

If it’s been awhile since you’ve flown, check out some of the tips and advice for a smooth holiday travel experience from the folks at the Calgary International Airport.


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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Dec. 13/20)

Thoughtful Gift Ideas For Travelers

Travel Writer Sarah Camp offers up a list  of unique and thoughtful travel gifts that will fuel our passion for travel while keeping our feet on the ground. They’re useful for everyday activities, and since a lot of us have been sticking to local day trips or exploring our own towns, some of these are great for hiking and road trips, too. 

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Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas

Atlantis Paradise Island officially reopened its doors to visitors Dec. 10 after having been closed amid the pandemic. The property also announced the completion of a renovation project of its Royal East Tower guest rooms, along with a host of new offerings with your safety and well-being in mind.

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Walk With Me Tours

Travel the world like never before!

Walk With Me Tours' live tours are carried out by professionally trained hosts,

who are outdoors on location and connected to you live via video call at all times. But this is no room full of strangers, their local experts are exclusively connected to you.

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The Josie Hotel, Rossland BC

Located slopeside at RED Mountain Resort, The Josie Hotel unearths Rossland ’s most precious adventures while providing a luxurious home base in between. From skiing and snowboarding, to eating and spa-ing, experience it all in the beautiful Kootenay Rockies Region of British Columbia. 

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Travel in 2021 Will Be Better And Worse Than You Think

Clayton Reid, CEO of MMGY Global discusses some of the findings from their research on what the travel industry can expect in 2021. As people see the "all clear" signals develop, an appetite for multi-layered travel experiences will play-out like never before. More trips, more spending and more focus on the visceral aspect of travel connections.

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Christmas In Germany

Germany is a country that is rich in traditions, and this is illustrated particularly impressively during the festive season. Snow covers the ground like icing sugar, church bells chime in the distance, and Christmas trees sparkle with golden lights: the whole country seems to be transformed into a magical land. 

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Outdoor Winter Safety Tips

Canada's fabulous winter wonderland brings snow enthusiasts out in droves each year. From snowshoeing, to skiing, to snowmobiling and backcountry adventures, the opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in the winter are endless! Before you seek out your thrills, be sure that you are well prepared for the potential dangers that come with playing in Canada’s snowy and icy environments.

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Transformational Travel Journal

The Transformational Travel Journal is a guide to discovering the full potential of a traveler’s journey by helping them harness the power of travel to create personal growth and make a positive impact in the world.

The guide is presented as a journal, a travel companion in which to capture thoughts, ideas, and memories, and to create your story.

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Castle Mountain Resort

Since its reincarnation (back in ’96) Castle Mountain Resort has been owned and operated by skiers who are driven by adrenaline, not profit. They believe in dry powder snow. they believe in challenging terrain. And they believe that the right combination of these elements will provide experiences of a lifetime for those who, like them, live to ski.

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Travel Health Insurance Association

According to a recent survey from the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THIA), 80 per cent of Canadians plan to travel in 2021. However, 53 per cent of Canadians will only begin making cross-border travel plans when a COVID-19 vaccine is available. Will McAleer, THIA’s Executive Director, discusses some of the results of the survey and gives some tips on travel health insurance.

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Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Nov. 29/20)

Violet The Pilot


Bettina Jenkins Bathe, commercial pilot and author of the Violet the Pilot series of books talks about Violet the Pilot who loves adventures, airplanes and different countries. 

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Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Nov. 29/20)

Cruise News Update

The Cruise Guru, David Yeskel discusses the latest cruise news from delayed launchings to the CDC's new requirements needed for the cruise ships to begin to set sail again.

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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Nov. 29/20)

Rocky Mountaineer 

Rockies to the Red Rocks 


Journey through two days of extraordinary landscapes. This Rocky Mountaineer rail route is filled with highlights best seen by train, including Ruby Canyon, Mount Logan and crossing the Continental Divide. 

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