Tr'ondëk-Klondike inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List

October 24, 2023

The Tr’ondëk-Klondike, located in Canada’s northwestern Yukon Territory, has been officially inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, joining Kluane National Park and Reserve as the Yukon’s second UNESCO World Heritage Site and becoming the Yukon's first cultural World Heritage site.

New Convention Centre for Whitehorse

October 24, 2023

Prospective proponent identified for development of new Yukon convention centre

Published 17/10/2023

This is a joint news release between the Government of Yukon and the Yukon Convention Bureau.

Flying Into the Aurora with Air North

October 24, 2023

For Yukoners, there is a spiritual connection to the Aurora and the feeling of being a part of something much larger than us all. When one looks to the sky and gazes upon the dancing greens and pinks, they are struck with its beauty and awe.

Skiing the Wilderness with Yukon Heliski

February 8, 2023

Deep snowpacks, rugged Northern beauty, bonfires under the Northern Lights, cozy tiny home accommodations, outdoor barbecues, five-star meals, world famous location, massive ski area with short flight times, and endless smiles every day. Yukon Heliski has all of these to offer and more!

A touch of luxury in the Klondike

February 8, 2023

A little slice of luxury is coming to Dawson City. In May 2024, the Dawson Lodge, a boutique hotel in downtown Dawson City, will open Canada’s northernmost spa.

The spa will be complemented by a vegan restaurant and tranquil roof top garden area which will transform into an aurora viewing space at night, making it the only rooftop Aurora viewing product in Canada!

Wine tasting under the Northern Lights

September 23, 2022

Nestled between mountains and water, the cabins at Little Atlin Lodge offer spectacular views, rustic comfort and easy access to the beauty of the Yukon’s Southern Lakes area. The lodge has two private off-grid cabins with cozy wood stoves, fully stocked kitchens, bathrooms, private deck and wood fired hot tubs.

Carmacks Development Corp and NVD acquired Carmacks Hotel Ltd.

September 23, 2022

Carmacks, Yukon and Carmacks Development Corporation (“CDC”) and Northern Vision Development LP (“NVD”) are pleased to announce their plan to jointly acquire the Carmacks Hotel Ltd. on June 30, 2022.

A toe-tally Yukon milestone

July 21, 2022

This summer will marked a uniquely Yukon milestone, with the serving of the 100,000th Sourtoe Cocktail at the Downtown Hotel, a Coast Hotel, in Dawson City.

Dawson City’s newest boutique hotel experience

July 20, 2022

The Midnight Sun Hotel in Dawson City re-opened in May 2022 after an extensive renovation. Visitors to Dawson City now have another boutique accommodation option in the heart of town.

Touring in comfort

July 20, 2022

EPIC North Tour Experiences are offering a more enjoyable van experience on some of their small group tours with their new Mercedes Sprinter 4x4. The vehicle will be used for their summer tours on the Dempster Highway as well as their famous Aurora Hunting tours in winter. Up to eleven guests will be able to sit back and relax in ergonomic comfort.

Where luxe meets wilderness

July 20, 2022

After much anticipation and excitement, the Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs is now open!

Built on the site of the historic Takhini Hot Springs, Eclipse offers a fusion of Japanese, Turkish and Nordic design for an exciting new Boreal experience.

Muktuk Adventures

February 16, 2022

Who doesn’t want to experience the thrill of driving a dog team across a frozen lake or along a forest trail lined with snow covered trees? Muktuk Adventures has changed their focus to small group tours from 4 to 8 guests who want to experience an authentic northern lifestyle. During their stay, which can range from 3 days to 2 weeks, guests become part of the canine family.

New Air Access

February 16, 2022

The Yukon, More Accessible than Ever

As of 10 May 2022, Air North, Yukon's Airline, will be offering twice-weekly flights from Toronto, Ontario to Whitehorse, Yukon on Boeing 737 aircraft.

Flights will depart Whitehorse on Tue & Thu at 8:00AM, arriving in Toronto at 5:40PM with a stop in Yellowknife.

A new way to camp in 2022 – new fees, rules and online payment option

February 16, 2022

Starting May 1st, individuals will be able to pay online for daily campground permits that can be used at all Yukon Government road-accessible campgrounds. Pre-paid paper permits will also be available from vendors.

Going Wild in the Yukon

February 15, 2022

One of the Yukon’s premiere attractions, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve is the only facility of its kind North of 60. Visitors can get up close and personal with some of the north’s most iconic species including moose, lynx, caribou, musk ox and sheep. The animals are protected and cared for but free to roam their natural habitat in this largely untouched wilderness area.

A New Hyatt Place Hotel Coming To Whitehorse

February 15, 2022

The Yukon’s Northern Vision Development LP (NVD) has announced plans to construct a 100-room Hyatt Place hotel in Whitehorse. NVD is developing the project and will also manage the hotel.

Lumel Studios and Gather Cafe and Taphouse

October 18, 2021

Lumel Studios is a glass blowing studio in downtown Whitehorse, co-located with Gather Cafe and Taphouse, a small eclectic restaurant. 

Visitors can learn how to blow glass themselves or watch artists create uniquely northern pieces. In the gallery they can enjoy a range of unique and colourful glass creations while sipping a delicious latte.

THE BASE Outdoor Rentals

October 18, 2021

THE BASE Outdoor Rentals is a locally owned and operated outdoor equipment rental company with a mission to create a new sustainable standard for tourism. They specialize in renting camping/backpacking gear and winter clothing to support your client’s adventures in the Yukon. All that’s needed to enjoy the great outdoors is the right gear at an affordable price.

Northern Lights Resort and Spa

October 18, 2021

Surrounded by forests, fields and mountain ranges, the stunning Northern Lights Resort & Spa is a paradise for experiencing the Aurora Borealis. 

Sternwheeler Hotel and Conference Centre

October 18, 2021

The Sternwheeler Hotel and Conference Centre (previously Westmark Hotel) is proud to announce that renovations are well underway with an estimated completion of Spring 2022 for phase one.

Phase one, will consist of a complete exterior facelift, common area upgrades, (conference rooms, common area washrooms, and hotel lobby area) and the hotel’s 3rd floor guest rooms.

Yukon Lake Cabins

October 18, 2021

Yukon Lake Cabins are located on the shores of the Yukon’s largest lake, Kluane Lake, surrounded by unforgettable nature.

The Main Lodge and cabins overlook the lake, Sheep Mountain and the glaciers of Kluane National Park and Reserve, the Yukon’s UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Southern Lakes Resort - Winter Wonderland

October 18, 2021

Southern Lakes Resort is a stunning, modern resort located directly on Tagish lake in the middle of the Yukon wilderness. With breathtaking views of the lake and the Coast Mountains it's the ideal location for watching the Northern Lights, which guests can enjoy directly from the balcony of their Deluxe Villa or Lakefront Cabin or even through the large windows of a cozy cabin.

PCR Testing for Departing Visitors

October 18, 2021

Some countries require travellers to undergo a PCR test before returning to their country of origin.

Yukon Tours - Find Your Wild!

July 8, 2021

Yukon Tours' new product for 2022 will not only showcase the Yukon's vast wilderness, rich Indigenous Culture and breathtaking scenery but will offer unique inclusions on each package. The Yukon's arts, culinary and local communities are highlighted, giving guests a full Yukon Experience.

Waterbiking on Chadburn Lake, Whitehorse

July 7, 2021

Come and experience eco-friendly fun and fitness on the water with Yukon Water Bikes.

The world’s #1 selling water bike, the HydroBike, gives you a real biking-on-water experience with the lake at your feet. They’re easy to ride and safe for everyone. Be ready for unique family fun on the water for anyone who can reach the pedals! Come glide on pristine Chadburn Lake this summer! 

NEW 2022 Guided Hiking Day Tours with Up North Adventures

July 7, 2021

Starting in summer 2022, Whitehorse-based Up North Adventures will be offering four new day hiking options.

Half-Day River Boat Tour to Fort Selkirk

July 7, 2021

Recognizing a gap in local tourism services in Pelly Crossing, central Yukon, Teri-Lee Isaac is pleased to offer guests the opportunity to experience historic Fort Selkirk.

Teri-Lee is a Selkirk First Nation citizen and a graduate of the Yukon University & Heritage and Culture Program. She has a true passion for sharing her culture and history with her guests.

Northern Adventures with Ruby Range Adventures

July 7, 2021

Ruby Range Adventures offer exciting northern adventures, both summer and winter. Dawson City is a must-see for any visitor to the Yukon. Combining it with a trip to the Arctic on the famed Dempster Highway makes for an unforgettable adventure. 

Exploring the North with EPIC North Tour Experiences

July 7, 2021

EPIC North Tour Experiences is one of the leading and highly rated premium tour operators Tourism Yukon recommends in the Yukon. 

Featuring guided tours across the North, from the Yukon to the Northwest Territories and Alaska, EPIC North has more than 15 years of experience guiding guests with local expert tour guides. 

Whitehorse’s newest culinary addition

July 7, 2021

Night Market is an exciting new gastropub brought to you by the same group that opened up Wood Street Ramen three years ago in downtown Whitehorse.

Night Market is conveniently located right across the street from Shipyards Park and offers Thai inspired dishes using local ingredients and from scratch cooking. 

Yukon Black Spruce

April 27, 2021

The Yukon Black Spruce is a new accommodation in the City of Whitehorse. A small boutique hotel, Black Spruce features four architectural suites perched on granite boulders and set in the Northern boreal forest. Modelled after European landscape hotels, the property is designed to bring a unique and upscale accommodation experience to guests. 

Mount Logan EcoLodge

April 27, 2021

Do you have customers wanting to experience the Yukon wilderness without sacrificing comfort? 

Northern Lights Resort & Spa Honeymoon Package

April 27, 2021

This three night romantic all-inclusive package for newlyweds offers the perfect way to relax after the stress of the wedding is over. Northern Lights Resort & Spa is a wonderful place for the happy couple to celebrate the start of their lives together.

Yukon Parks Strategy 2020 - 2030 Article

February 12, 2021

The new Yukon Parks Strategy will bring some long awaited, positive developments to the Yukon’s system of Parks over the next decade. 

The plan includes plenty of exciting developments for the Yukon Parks campground network that we know you're going to love. Stay tuned for more information from Yukon Parks in March.  

Takhini Hot Springs Update - February 2021

February 12, 2021

Takhini Hot Springs will be reopening under a new name in mid 2021 (stay tuned for the official announcement!). This new world-class facility will put the Yukon firmly on the world map of great hot springs. It will combine authentic Japanese Onsen pools with a Nordic-style Spa. 

125th Anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush

February 12, 2021

It began with a tipoff. It was August 1896. Prospector Robert Henderson pointed a crew of soon-to-be legends in the direction of Rabbit Creek, a few kilometres east of present-day Dawson City.

Spring in Dawson City

February 12, 2021

Spring is an exciting time to visit Dawson City, perfect for the adventurous traveler who likes to get off the beaten path and experience something truly unique.

Memories Await Under the Midnight Sun - Ivvavik Base Camp

February 12, 2021

Ivvavik Base Camp, located in the far northeast corner of the Yukon, is a remote Arctic paradise that has everything needed to feel comfortable.

Guests can choose to book a fully guided 5-day or 9-day catered trip, with the option to add a visit to Herschel Island.

The Trip:

Best Western Gold Rush Inn Renovations

February 12, 2021

The Best Western Gold Rush Inn on Main Street has recently undergone a million dollar upgrade. Renovations to the corridors and 32 rooms on the fourth floor include:

New Products

May 9, 2018

A lot has happened in the last few months. Here is a list of a new Yukon products. 


Inaugural Aurora 360 Flight

December 1, 2017

Air North, Yukon’s Airline, in partnership with the Yukon Astronomical Society and Tourism Yukon, recently welcomed guests from around the world on its inaugural aurora viewing flight, the first of its kind in North America. 

Adäka Cultural Festival

May 3, 2017
The Adäka Cultural Festival is an annual celebration of First Nations culture that takes place each summer at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on the banks of the Yukon River in Whitehorse.

Tourism Yukon Trade Staff – RVC 2017

May 3, 2017
Tourism Yukon has welcomed a few changes to its Trade staff in the past year. You will find both new and familiar faces at RVC 2017 in Calgary.

The Edgewater Hotel Upgrade

May 3, 2017
The hotel is now owned and operated by Northern Vision Development. After a substantial renovation, the doors were re-opened on April 18, 2017.

Yukon Adventure Centre

May 3, 2017
Yukon Adventure Centre has created a suite of niche Yukon products and packages which are offered via both retail and wholesale channels.

Lodge Experiences

April 21, 2017
Yukon is home to some incredible lodge experiences. Accessing these wilderness lodges is part of the adventure.

Husky Bus Launches The Klondike Experience

April 13, 2017
Dawson City based Husky Bus have recently launched their new brand, The Klondike Experience.

Southern Lakes Resort

April 27, 2016
One of the Yukon’s favourite lodges is being reopened!

Kaleido Lodge

April 22, 2016
The well-known Whitehorse area lodge Auberge Yukonnaise has reopened under new management as the Kaleido Lodge.

Inconnu Lodge Expands Product Offerings

April 22, 2016
One of the Yukon’s iconic fishing lodges, Inconnu Lodge, will be expanding their product offerings this year with a new northern lights package as well as additional soft adventure options.

Tourism Yukon Launches New Travel Trade Website

April 21, 2016
Just in time for Rendezvous Canada 2016, Tourism Yukon has launched a new website built just for the travel trade.

News & Events

Northern Canada, and the Yukon in particular, are fast becoming “hot” destinations in Canada for travellers from around the world. This is your place to stay connected with everything that’s happening in the world of tourism in the Yukon.