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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 […]

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

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Tourism Industry Association of Yukon (TIA Yukon) hosted their Tourism Awards of Excellence on Friday, April 21 at the Old Fire Hall. 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 the […]

2016 Bravo & Golden Bravo Award Winners

Monday, February 20, 2017

The 13th Annual Bravo and Golden Bravo Awards were hosted in partnership at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Thursday, February 16, 2017. This year’s Bravo Award was presented to the Geological Association of Canada/ Mineralogical Association of Canada’s Whitehorse 2016: Margins Through Time Conference Planning Committee for their significant efforts with their June 2016 event that […]

Team Yukon off to Tete a Tete Trade Show in Ottawa

Friday, January 20, 2017

Team Yukon and partners are off to Ottawa to celebrate Canada’s 150 and to drum up business in the MICE market at the Tete a Tete trade show. YCB, Air North, Yukon’s Airline, Yukon Hotels, Holloway Lodging Corp and Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre are heading to Tete a Tete in Ottawa February 1 – 2, […]

Fall Update / Welcome YCB New Members

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Team Yukon Heads to IMEX 2016

Friday, October 07, 2016

YCB, Yukon Hotels, Holloway Lodging Corp and Air North, Yukon’s Airline are heading to the International Meetings Expo (IMEX) in Las Vegas, October 18 – 20. Team Yukon hopes to generate more MICE business for the Yukon by hosting our “Chat & Win” contest. Over 80% of inbound business travellers came from the US in […]

Welcoming our new YCB Members!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Welcoming our newest members to the Yukon Conventions Bureau’s membership! We look forward to working with you! The Downtown Hotel – Dawson City 867-993-5376, adam@yukonhotels.com http://downtownhotel.ca Aasman Brand Communications Inc. 867-668-5243, info@aasman.com http://aasman.ca Husky Bus Transportation & Tours Inc. 867-993-3821, yukonhuskybus@gmail.com www.huskybus.ca Vaxandi Group Inc. 867-332-4421, kathleen@vaxandi.ca http://www.vaxandi.ca