News

Welcome to our 2020-2021 Board of Directors

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

We are very excited to have new and previous members joining our Board for the 2020-2021 year. Alida Munro, (YCB Director), Jennifer Logtenberg (YCB Sales Manager), Adam Gerle (Past – President), Angela Drainville (President), Jennifer Heffernan(Vice-President), Carmen Magro (Treasurer), Michele Tubman (Director), Paul Robataille (New Director), Dale Colbran (New Director), and Eddie Rideout (New Director).

March 2020 FAM Tour – Recap

Monday, March 16, 2020

March 10-13, YCB hosted four guests from Toronto(2), Ottawa and London, Ontario for a busy and exciting 3-day FAM tour of Whitehorse and surrounding areas. This FAM tour helped familiarize key decision makers who are better equip to sell the Yukon as a destination to their groups and conferences. Our guests experienced snow, -30 temperates […]

2019 Bravo & Golden Bravo Award Winners

Friday, March 06, 2020

The 16th Annual Bravo and Golden Bravo Awards were hosted in partnership at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The 2019 Bravo Award was presented to the Breakout West for the Canadian Music Festival & Conference held last October. The conference saw an attendance of 1200 delegates from across Canada and reached […]

Semi Annual Report

Thursday, December 12, 2019

A HUGE Congratulations to all the hospitality and tourism industry partners and the 22 Meetings/Conferences that have been held successfully in the Yukon between April and September 2019. With an Economic Impact of $4.2 Million and over 1300 visiting Delegates to the Yukon, we are so proud of the quality of product we can offer […]

16th Annual Red Carpet Tour Recap

Thursday, November 21, 2019

On November 14, YCB hosted its 16th Annual Red Carpet Tour featuring services and products our YCB Members provide to Events, Conferences, and Meetings across the Yukon. This year’s Red Carpet Tour saw a total of 9 participants from various government departments and the private sector.  Thanks to the Beringia Interpretative Centre for kicking off […]

16th Annual YCB Red Carpet Tour

Monday, October 21, 2019

It’s Red Carpet Tour time again!The 16th annual RCT is a Familiarization Tour for local meeting and conference planners. Its a full day of site inspections for local hotels, venues and operators, to keep local planners up to date on new product, updates and renovations. Its a fun and fast paced day, full of information […]

September 2019 FAM Tour – Recap

Monday, September 23, 2019

September 8-12 YCB hosted four guests from Ottawa(2), Montreal and Washington DC for a busy and exciting 3 and a half day FAM tour of the Yukon. We visited Whitehorse and suburbs, Dawson City and Carcross with our visitors. This FAM tour helped familiarize key decision markers who have conferences and events planned for Whitehorse […]

TIAC Fam Tour visits Whitehorse

Monday, July 08, 2019

July 3-6, YCB Hosted three guests in anticipation of the Thermal Insulation Association of Canada Conference, booked for Whitehorse in August of 2020. A fun-filled and productive 3 day visit from the President of TIAC, Andre and organizer of the convention, Robin, helped familiarize them with our partners’ venues, hotels, products and services available to […]

Welcome to our 2019-2020 Board Members

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

We are very excited to have new and previous members joining our Board for the 2019-2020 year. (Left to right) Alida Munro, (YCB Director), Jennifer Logtenberg (YCB Sales Manager), Michele Tubman (Director), Adam Gerle (President), Angela Drainville (Vice-President), Jennifer Heffernan(Director), Wendy Reid(Director), Carmen Magro(Treasurer), and Leneath Yanson(Director).

March 2019 FAM Tour – Recap

Friday, March 22, 2019

March 18 – 21 YCB hosted three guests from Toronto, Ottawa and New York City for a busy and productive 3-day FAM tour of Whitehorse and surrounding areas. This FAM tour helped familiarize key decision markers who have conferences and events in mind for the Yukon. Our guests were welcomed to the Yukon with sunny, warm and […]

2018 Bravo & Golden Bravo Award Winners

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

The 15th Annual Bravo and Golden Bravo Awards were hosted in partnership at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The 2018 Bravo Award was presented to the Yukon Rights Commission for hosting the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) Annual National Human Rights Conference last June. The conference saw an attendance […]

15th Annual Red Carpet Tour: Recap

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

  Two weeks ago, YCB hosted its 15th annual Red Carpet Tour and what a fun, informative and food filled day it was! This year’s Red Carpet Tour saw a total of 13 participants from various government departments and the private sector. Thanks to the Beringia Interpretative Centre for kicking off the event and for the […]

Fall 2018 FAM Tour – Recap

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

September 11 – 15, 2018, YCB hosted four guests from Toronto and Ottawa for busy and productive 4-day FAM tour of Whitehorse, Teslin and Dawson City. The Fall FAM tour helped familiarize key decision markers who have specific conferences in mind for the Yukon. Our guests were welcomed to the Yukon with warm weather, blue skies […]

Welcoming our new YCB Members!

Friday, September 07, 2018

Welcoming our newest members to the Yukon Convention Bureau’s membership! We look forward to working with you! Toni Moes  (867) 456-2400, gregandmatt@tonimoes.com http://www.tonimoes.com   Budget Car Rental (867) 667-6200, budgetmanager@whitehorsemotors.com www.budget.ca   Who What Where Tours  (867) 333-0475, whitehorsetours@aol.com whitehorsetours.com   Free Pour Jenny’s (867) 335-0697, bitters@freepourjennys.com www.freepourjennys.com   Woodcutter’s Blanket  woodcuttersblanket@gmail.com http://woodcuttersblanket.com   Kellet Communications  (867) 446-9960, acamenzulie@kellett.nt.ca www.kellett.nt.ca […]

Air North – Yukon’s Airline Launches New Flight to Victoria

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

On Friday, May 18, 2018, Air North – Yukon’s Airline launched service to Victoria! The new route includes a direct flight to Victoria or a short stop in Kelowna creating reduced travel time to Vancouver Island. Not traveling from Victoria or Kelowna? Remember Air North – Yukon’s Airline, has interline baggage agreements, allowing you to fly […]

YCB Member’s Win at TIA Yukon’s Tourism Awards of Excellence

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Tourism Industry Association of Yukon (TIA Yukon) hosted their Tourism Awards of Excellence on Thursday, April 19 at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre. The awards highlight the industry and recognize people, places, organizations and events that have shown excellence in the Yukon tourism industry. Of the eight awards given out five were members of […]

March 2018 FAM Tour – Recap

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March 20 – 22 YCB hosted three guests from Guelph, Washington and Seattle for a busy and productive 3-day FAM tour of Whitehorse and surrounding areas. This FAM tour helped familiarize key decision markers who have specific conferences in mind for the Yukon and for a meeting that is confirmed for this June. Our guests were welcomed […]

2017 Bravo & Golden Bravo Award Winners

Monday, February 26, 2018

The 14th Annual Bravo and Golden Bravo Awards were hosted in partnership at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Thursday, February 22, 2018. This year’s Bravo Award was presented to the Gizeh Shriners of BC & Yukon planning committee for their efforts with their May 2017 Spring Ceremonial event that brought 180 delegates to the Yukon, with […]

14th Annual Red Carpet Tour: An Informative Day

Monday, November 27, 2017

Last week, YCB hosted its 14th annual Red Carpet Tour and what a fun and informative day it was! This year’s Red Carpet Tour saw a total of 10 participants from various government departments, the private sector and one participant from Ottawa. Thanks to the Beringia Interpretative Centre for kicking off the event and for […]

2017 September FAM Tour a Success!

Friday, September 22, 2017

September 12-16, 2017 YCB hosted four guests from Ottawa, Toronto and Seattle for a packed FAM tour of Whitehorse, Carcross and Dawson City! This FAM tour helped secure the attention of key decision makers who have submitted bids for bringing their groups to Yukon for an meeting, conference or event. Our guests caught a spectacular show of […]