Information from the Government of the Northwest Territories regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
NWT Tourism is pleased to announce that Aurora Village and Kasba Lake Lodge have been selected by Destination Canada as two of its newest Canadian Signature Experiences.
The three Canadian territories are launching a new Business, Market and Trade Ready Learning Program to help northern tourism suppliers increase their global competitiveness when selling their products and experiences.
Tundra North Tours announced as a new member of Destination Canada's Canadian Signature Experience (CSE) Collection
Air Canada announced late January 2018 that the YVR to YZF route will continue into the 2018/19 season. Instead of continuing the route from December - April however they will revise the schedule to begin in September 2018 and end April 2019. Allowing passengers who are visiting Yellowknife fly direct during the Autumn. On August 31st 2017 Air Canada announced the introduction of the only daily direct service between Vancouver and Yellowknife starting December 15, 2017 until April 1, 2018.
Yellowknife is booming with tourists from all over the world, and in the previous years there seemed to be issues with hotel capacity.
The Tuktoyaktuk Winter Road, which is an extension of the famed Dempster Highway, was an ice road on frozen Mackenzie River delta channels and the frozen Arctic Ocean between the Northwest Territories communities of Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk, in Canada. The Winter Ice Road closed permanently on 29 April 2017 at the end of the 2016-2017 winter season.