Travel & Hotel

Whistler hotels continue to advertise travel incentives

WHISTLER (CityNews) — Some hotels in Whistler are still advertising deals and discounts, even while cases spike in the resort municipality and all British Columbians have been told to stay home.

“Travelling to whistler? Stay for 3 nights, only pay for 2,” reads one sponsored ad on Facebook promoting a limited-time deal that’s available through April 31. Another hotel is offering 30 per cent discounts on extended stays. Another is offering seven days for $797 for bookings before April 24.

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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Offers 25 Percent Off in Celebration of National Plan for Vacation Day

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of National Plan for Vacation Day, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts—the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,000 hotels across 90 countries—today announced a new three-day, mobile app flash sale, offering travelers 25 percent off the Best Available Rate on upcoming stays of two nights or more at thousands of hotels across the U.S.

The sale comes on the heels of a recent survey of Americans by the U.S. Travel Association where 97% of respondents said that having a trip planned makes them happier while 84% said they’re excited to plan

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Making Post-Covid Travel Plans? Start With These New European Hotels

WHILE MUCH of the world has been sticking close to—if not literally confined to—home this past year, some of Europe’s most inspired hoteliers have spent the pandemic following Voltaire’s sage advice for troubling times: tending their gardens (while patiently awaiting travel’s return). In the pre-Covid travel boom, many new projects got under way and several have already opened, like the NoMad London, the design firm Roman and Williams’s version of plush neo-Edwardian digs in the former Bow Street Magistrates’ Court. Across the continent, other hotels have also come on line or will soon. For those eager beavers ready to flit

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Canadian snowbirds abroad grapple with tough new travel rules that include a big hotel bill



a man and a woman smiling for the camera: Canadian snowbirds Claudine Durand and her husband, Yvon Laramée, may stay longer in Florida this year to avoid the cost of quarantining in a hotel upon their return to Canada.


© Submitted by Claudine Durand
Canadian snowbirds Claudine Durand and her husband, Yvon Laramée, may stay longer in Florida this year to avoid the cost of quarantining in a hotel upon their return to Canada.

Despite Canada’s advisory not to travel abroad during the pandemic, snowbirds have been able to easily book flights and head south.

But now those snowbirds face major hurdles returning home, thanks to tough new travel measures announced by the federal government on Friday. Soon, air passengers will be required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival and spend up to three days of their 14-day

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