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How to stay on budget this summer, wherever your vacation plans take you

How to stay on budget this summer, wherever your vacation plans take you

If daydreams about the cottage, beach or pool are making it harder to focus on Zoom meetings these days, you're not alone. Summer is peak travel season for Canadians, with July the most popular time for a getaway, according to a recent Deloitte poll.
Airline caterer Gate Gourmet offers behind-the-scenes look at in-flight dining

Airline caterer Gate Gourmet offers behind-the-scenes look at in-flight dining

CALGARY — Molly Brandt, executive chef for in-flight catering company Gate Gourmet, sees her role as similar to that of a fashion designer creating haute couture.
Closed patios can reopen, but Montreal faces more questions over F1 weekend problems

Closed patios can reopen, but Montreal faces more questions over F1 weekend problems

MONTREAL — Montreal restaurateurs who were ordered to evict some customers on Grand Prix weekend learned Thursday they'd be able to reopen their covered outdoor seating areas, but that wasn't enough to quiet mounting questions over the city's managem
Can the Taylor Swift effect jolt Toronto's sputtering tourism industry?

Can the Taylor Swift effect jolt Toronto's sputtering tourism industry?

Visitors injected billions of dollars into Toronto’s economy last year, a new study finds, but tourists have yet to return to pre-pandemic levels amid signs of slowing growth. Some 26.5 million visitors arrived in 2023 and spent $8.
Short on cash? Tips on how to plan a getaway on the cheap

Short on cash? Tips on how to plan a getaway on the cheap

With summer fast approaching, some may be hoping to get away on the cheap as the higher cost of living takes a bigger bite out of household budgets.
Wildfires cast smoky shadow over tourism industry ahead of unofficial start of summer

Wildfires cast smoky shadow over tourism industry ahead of unofficial start of summer

At Andrew Lake Lodge — a remote camp in the extreme northeast corner of Alberta — owner Dan Wettlaufer is looking forward to welcoming the first of this year's crop of tourists this weekend.
Tourism sector rolls out road map to boost visitor numbers to pre-pandemic levels

Tourism sector rolls out road map to boost visitor numbers to pre-pandemic levels

The tourism industry hasrolled out a road map it hopes will bring more visitors to Canada after the bruising it took during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Balancing act: Canadian North’s first Inuk CEO juggles Arctic airline challenges

Balancing act: Canadian North’s first Inuk CEO juggles Arctic airline challenges

In a colonnaded limestone building across from Parliament Hill, Shelly De Caria addressed a House of Commons committee on Wednesday as a chief executive for the first time in her 11-year airline career.
Fans are following Taylor Swift to Europe after finding Eras Tour tickets less costly there

Fans are following Taylor Swift to Europe after finding Eras Tour tickets less costly there

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of ride-or-die Taylor Swift fans who missed out on her U.S. concert tour last year or didn't want to buy exorbitantly priced tickets to see her again found an out-of-the-way solution: Fly to Europe.
To fend off tourists, a town in Japan is building a big screen blocking the view of Mount Fuji

To fend off tourists, a town in Japan is building a big screen blocking the view of Mount Fuji

FUJIKAWAGUCHIKO, Japan (AP) — The town of Fujikawaguchiko has had enough of tourists.