Air Canada makes use of social media influencers to advertise abroad journey, regardless of stay-at-home tips – Salmon Arm Observer

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One in every of Canada’s largest airways is selling abroad journey even because the federal authorities tells folks to remain house in the course of the second wave of the pandemic.

At the very least two social media influencers have partnered with Air Canada in latest weeks to advertise journey to Mexico and the Caribbean.

Tiffany Lai, a Montreal-based influencer, traveled to Curaçao on the finish of December in partnership with Air Canada.

“I partnered with @aircanadavacations and @dreamsresort to indicate a protected and prudent option to journey for 2021. Every nation has totally different rules, and we felt extremely fortunate and protected to have the ability to journey to Curaçao on account of their excessive covid- 19 security and journey guidelines, ”Lai posted on Instagram on Dec. 28.

Lai's instagram says she is "at the moment in quarantine".

Alberta photographer Jennifer Quick stated she was basking within the solar at a Mexican resort on December 21.

“What’s extra enjoyable than the proper stability of mountains, ocean and solar? ⛰ ☀️ Mitch and I not too long ago landed within the stunning metropolis of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the place we’ll discover (safely) for 10 days with @aircanadavacations and @iberostar! We shall be documenting our complete expertise on Instagram tales and posts, exhibiting you an genuine and trustworthy have a look at what it's prefer to journey in 2020 / 2021 ”, posted Quick on Instagram.

The 2 girls have revealed articles on well being and security measures taken at resorts and airports, together with testing, masks and quarantine upon their return to Canada.

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Nonetheless, non-essential journey exterior of Canada has been strongly discouraged since March, when the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic started. As of Wednesday (January 6) morning, 618,646 folks in Canada have been contaminated with the virus and at the very least 16,233 have died from it. A lot of the nation, together with Alberta and Quebec, is below strict lockdowns to sluggish the unfold of the virus.

"Now is just not the time to go on trip overseas," Overseas Minister François-Philippe Champagne stated at a Wednesday morning press convention during which officers launched new pre-flight COVID testing necessities for returning aircraft passengers. All non-essential vacationers should additionally quarantine for 14 days on arrival, no matter check outcomes.

Air Canada didn’t return a request for remark by the deadline.

READ MORE: With UK journey ban lifted, new COVID-19 pre-flight testing guidelines will come into impact in Canada

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