Indigenous Tourism is Alberta Receives over $2 Million Funding For Jobs and Businesses

The Government of Canada is turning its eyes to the Alberta as they focus on developing Indigenous tourism in the province. Last week, Indigenous Tourism Alberta (ITA) proudly announced their new federal funding from the Western Economic Diversification Canada.   On behalf of the Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and…

Read more

The Four Great Journeys of Canada

A series of travel articles written by the Travel and Tourism Students, May 2015 1. Fly Away into Whistler By: Samantha Sawchuck and Amy Oostyen Departing from Vancouver’s beautiful waterfront, hop on the Harbour Air Float Plane for a journey of a life time heading to the countryside of Whistler. Fly high above the Sea…

Read more

A weekend in Tofino, British Columbia

Written by Nazmi Kamal – Instructor – Travel and Tourism Program It is almost 8:30 on a damp and dark April evening. After an almost six-hour drive from Vancouver, including a fun one-hour ferry ride, my wife and I finally glimpse a road sign telling us we’re close to our destination, Tofino. A short twenty minutes later,…

Read more

Getting Through a Smooth Application Process

  You may have heard that you should consider at least three schools before making up your mind. That’s wise advice. Once your decision is made, then what? It may be daunting to navigate through the various application processes. Here are five general tips to keep in mind: 1)  Read the Admissions Requirements carefully. Avoid disappointment;…

Read more

Christmas in Canada

Written by Mark Enright The co-op class got a taste of Christmas in Canada this week with a festive themed field trip to finish our busy week. We started at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and ‘Gingerbread Lane’, where the hotel’s lobby was filled with gingerbread houses, castles and villages, in support of the Make-a-Wish Foundation….

Read more

Student Experience

Written By Shiho Ando I have recently completed the Business Environment Communication and Business Administration Major in the Travel and Tourism Management program. Eton College is wonderful. I joined Eton College as an international student. It was my first time going to the school with local students in Canada, but the welcoming atmosphere of this college…

Read more

Eton College Reads

Walking down Seymour Street past the display window of the Satellite Gallery, passers-by will encounter an arresting art installation. Below a construction of a large stack of books, are these compelling lyrics from Handsome Devil by the Smiths: There’s more to life than books, you know, But not much more. Oh, there’s more to life…

Read more