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Destinations: Travel & Tourism CIRI News: CIRI Alaska Tourism hiring for 2015 season
Dec 29, 2014 –  CIRI Alaska Tourism (CATC) is accepting applications for the 2015 tourism season to fill a variety of positions at its lodge and restaurant operations in Talkeetna, Seward and Fox Island,... Read the rest

CIRI News: CIRI sells stake in Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa
Nov 29, 2014 –  Ten years ago, CIRI invested in the 491-room Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa near Austin, Texas. The resort quickly developed a reputation as a sought-after destination for meeting... Read the rest

Government expands camping and visitor services for tourism shoulder seasons
Aug 14, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Yukon government is ensuring all of its visitor information centres and key campgrounds will be open for the fall and spring shoulder season effective immediately, the ministers of Tourism... Read the rest

Boat safety training in communities to benefit tourism industry
Aug 14, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (August 14, 2014) – A boat-safety certification course that will improve the safety skills and knowledge of tourism operators and their guides out on the water is an important initiative... Read the rest

Yukon government supports the Klondike Visitors Association and Dawson City tourism
Jul 15, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Yukon government is providing a one-time, $1.1 million contribution to the Klondike Visitors Association (KVA) in Dawson City to replace aging slot machines at Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall.... Read the rest

National Tourism Week celebrated in the NWT
Jun 13, 2014 –  YELLOWKNIFE (June 13, 2014) – National Tourism Week in Canada takes place June 16-20 this year and NWT residents are invited to take part in events across the territory. Tourism is... Read the rest

Pelly barge to operate with limited schedule
May 16, 2014 –  WHITEHORSE—The Pelly barge, also known as the Ross River ferry, is expected to begin operation on June 9 with a restricted sailing schedule and subject to local conditions. “We recognize... Read the rest

H-Net Review: Geostrategic Visions for the Arctic: A review of The Fast-Changing Arctic
Mar 7, 2014 – Review of The Fast-Changing Arctic: Rethinking Arctic Security for a Warmer World. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, Barry Scott Zellen, ed. 2013. xi + 395 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55238-646-0.... Read the rest

New Highway 4 access to open Friday
Jan 30, 2014 – YELLOWKNIFE (January 30, 2014) – Effective at noon on Friday, January 31, 2014, drivers will access the Ingraham Trail on the newly constructed Highway 4 alignment road. The nearly six... Read the rest

Air travel to gateway cities pilot project will launch this winter
Nov 28, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Highways and Public Works Minister Wade Istchenko announced today the Yukon government will conduct a pilot project to explore ways to reduce government airfare booking costs to the gateway cities... Read the rest

Old Crow winter road gets green light
Nov 27, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon announced today that through an agreement with the Vuntut Gwitchin Government, the Old Crow winter road will be constructed this year for the first time since... Read the rest

Fund supports artists touring beyond Yukon borders
Nov 18, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—The Touring Artist Fund is providing $24,000 to Yukon visual artists, musicians and theatre artists to tour their work and develop new audiences outside the territory. “Yukon artists work hard... Read the rest

Three Yukon finalists in the running for a 2013 Canadian Tourism Award
Nov 14, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Three Yukon businesses have been named finalists for a 2013 Canadian Tourism Award to be presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC). “On behalf of the Yukon government,... Read the rest

Yukon Economic Outlook forecasts tenth consecutive year of GDP growth
Sep 25, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Yukon is expected to experience its tenth consecutive year of economic growth according to Yukon’s Economic Outlook, released today. The report outlines the current economic climate and forecasts for future... Read the rest

Building momentum for Tourism in the NWT at Ministers Conference
Sep 17, 2013 – WHITEHORSE (September 17, 2013) – Improving visitor access, marketing and tourism attraction development were central themes discussed at the Canadian Council of Tourism Ministers’ Meeting last week. Federal, provincial and... Read the rest

Premier’s European mission wraps up with several key agreements
Sep 5, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Premier Darrell Pasloski and Tourism and Culture Minister Mike Nixon, fresh from a nine-day European tourism mission, today announced a number of significant agreements that will lay the foundation for... Read the rest

Public Service Announcement: Cruise ships are coming to Nunavut!
Aug 23, 2013 – To find out when cruise ships are coming to your community, go to www.edt.gov.nu.ca and click the cruise ship itinerary link. The schedule is subject to change and will be... Read the rest

Information Bulletin: P3 and Iqaluit Airport Project Process
Aug 16, 2013 – This bulletin is to provide Nunavummiut and in particular Iqalummiut with the most up-to-date information possible, given the confidentiality of the procurement process for the Iqaluit International Airport Improvement Project.... Read the rest

Museum Café Reopens at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Jun 25, 2013 – YELLOWKNIFE (June 25, 2013) – The Museum Café at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre is now open for business. “I am delighted to see the Museum Café reopen... Read the rest

Repairs to the Runway at the Hay River Airport Moving Ahead
Jun 7, 2013 – HAY RIVER (June 7, 2013) – The Government of Northwest Territories has set aside $2.5 million dollars for needed repairs at the Hay River Airport. The Hay River Airport is... Read the rest

Premier leads tourism trade mission to Europe
May 9, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Premier Darrell Pasloski will lead a Yukon delegation on a tourism trade mission to Europe early this fall. Focusing on German-speaking Europe and the United Kingdom, the trade mission will... Read the rest

New tourism data highlights strength of industry
May 7, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Data captured in the Yukon Visitor Tracking Program carried out last summer has confirmed the importance and growth potential of Yukon’s tourism industry to the territory’s economy. “Yukon is attracting... Read the rest

Touring Artist Fund allows artists to grow new audience appreciation
May 7, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Seven Yukon artists are sharing $23,000 through the Government of Yukon’s Touring Artist Fund to tour their work to outside audiences and develop their professional skills. “Touring offers Yukon artists... Read the rest

Tourism and Culture minister helps bring focus to Yukon artists in Ottawa
Apr 25, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Yukon artists are front and centre as the Northern Scene Festival launches in Ottawa today. As part of the opening day, Tourism and Culture Minister Mike Nixon will greet audiences... Read the rest

Tourism partnerships drive customer awareness at consumer shows
Mar 4, 2013 – WHITEHORSE— In support of the Destination Yukon marketing campaign, Tourism and Culture Minister Mike Nixon travelled with Yukon tourism industry delegates to two consumer shows aimed at promoting the territory... Read the rest

You’re Gonna Eat Here! contest winners will experience Yukon
Feb 15, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon and Food Network Canada are partnering on a new travel promotion that includes a contest to bring two lucky Canadians to the territory to experience Yukon... Read the rest

Yukon to be the first Canadian jurisdiction to mandate carbon monoxide detector use
Feb 14, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon is set to table legislation this spring related to the use of oil-fired appliances in the territory, Community Services Minister Elaine Taylor announced. “Over the past... Read the rest

Premier Bob McLeod speech from Spectacular NWT Gala in Ottawa
Feb 1, 2013 – We’re here in Ottawa to put the focus on the NWT. We’ve been having very focused meetings with federal ministers and stakeholders about the future of our territory. We’re looking... Read the rest

Premier McLeod’s speech at the NWT Days North Star Gala in Ottawa
Jan 31, 2013 – Honourable ministers; excellencies – honourable representatives of foreign missions; honourable senators; members of parliament; Aboriginal leaders, distinguished members of the press; ladies and gentlemen My name is Bob McLeod, and... Read the rest

Outfitters promote Yukon as a destination
Jan 23, 2013 – WHITEHORSE—Tourism and Culture Minister Mike Nixon and the Yukon Outfitters Association are attending the Safari Club International Convention and trade show in Reno, Nevada this week to promote Yukon as... Read the rest

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