We jet off to France next week
for a bloggers challenge with Rendezvous en France Canada, Air France, and Rail Europe, discovering the magic of her Christmas Markets. However, it is a bit of a Christmas Mystery as we don't know our final destinations: 6 bloggers, 3 destinations, 3 days! Will it be Evian, The Loire or Provence? We won't know until we arrive at the airport on December 8th. So watch followsummer.com and follow our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram pages for all the fun!
Plus you can vote for your favourite #FestiveFrance destination and be given a chance to win a trip for two in France valued at $4,300 CAD. This early Christmas present is all wrapped up by Air France, Rail Europe, ACCOR and the Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. So from December 9th to 20th, followsummer will share posts on our social networks and invite YOU to come along for our #FestiveFrance challenge. Follow #FestiveFrance #Madein, #FranceFestive, and #FSTravels and enjoy a little yuletide fun a la francais! Joyeux Noel!
Air Canada Partners with Destination Canada
In cased you’ve missed it, tourism to Canada is booming. The low Canadian dollar is proving to be an excellent lure to international travelers looking for an affordable, safe getaway. According to the Conference Board of Canada, tourism from the United States is expected to grow by 10 percent this year, while inbound international travelers are expected to increase by 8.7 per cent. Of course, as Canada plans for major festivities commemorating the 150thanniversary of Confederation throughout 2017, the nation’s international profile should only grow.
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Canadian Tourism Benefiting From Low Canadian Dollar
It’s been a rocky year for economic growth in Canada. Low oil prices, a weak Canadian dollar, even the devastating Fort MacMurray fire have all helped to keep the economy sluggish. But those same low gas prices and weak Canadian dollar are also helping to boost travel into and within Canada. Total overnight visits are expected to grow by 3 per cent this year and next, according to the latest Travel Markets Outlook presented by The Conference Board of Canada.
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