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Going Green with Toronto’s Eco Taxi

  • Paul Tavner
  • 29 December 2010

Toronto, capital of the province of Ontario. It’s Canada’s largest city and one of North America’s greatest urban centres, despite which it has a well-deserved reputation for being a friendly, safe place that’s internationally regarded as progressive and forward thinking. Accordingly, its residents can lay claim to a number of citywide initiatives designed to promote environmental awareness, including a more ecologically friendly alternative to existing transport options: Eco Taxi.


Move over New York and Hollywood, Toronto Is the New Movie Mecca!

  • Jason Kucherawy
  • 27 July 2010

I recently received a call from a hotel concierge asking if I did tours of Toronto that cover famous locations used in film and television. As a film buff and local tour guide, I know many places that have been seen on screen. After all, Toronto has a reputation as a popular city for making motion pictures. Next to Hollywood and New York City, there isn’t another place in North America that is home to more film and TV productions (although Vancouver is coming close).


Urban Adventures Strikes a Promising Chord

  • WHL Group
  • 10 December 2009

After the successful launch of Urban Adventures on October 1, 2009, the business has been moving from strength to strength. The month of November, in particular, was very productive in network growth and technological improvements. Now just 71 days after officially opening our days, there are 28 destinations and 94 adventures live, with new product…


Geotourism Challenge 2009, Urban Adventures Prize and Tourdust Scholarship Winners Announced

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 10 September 2009

The results are in and the veil has been lifted on the top finalists! The entire whl.travel network congratulates NatureAir, PEPY and Wikiloc for their well-deserved rewards and recognition in the Geotourism Challenge 2009, to Ger to Ger, Context Travel and Cobati (Community Based Tourism Initiatives) as recipients of the first Urban Adventures Prize, and to Ger to Ger, Cape Race and RiverIndia for the scholarships they’ve won as part of the Tourdust Scholarship.

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