Linda Barnard

award-winning travel writer Linda Barnard, has joined TravelPulse Canada as a regular contributor, reporting on the Canadian travel business.


Linda Barnard writes travel stories for publications including the Toronto Star, Fodor’s, Montecristo Magazine, Canadian Traveller, and more. She has worked in daily newspapers and more recently, on digital platforms, for more than 30 years. Linda will be covering the B2B travel trade sector for TravelPulse Canada.

Latest Articles By Linda Barnard

  • Mar 13, 2020 6:59 AM ET

    Air Canada Unveils Signature Suite in Vancouver

    When international travel ramps up again, the Air Canada Signature Suite will be a draw for business class passengers who want a free, upscale dining experience prior to boarding an international flight.

  • Sep 30, 2019 5:52 AM ET

    World’s First Hybrid Cruise ship, MS Roald Amundsen Launches in Vancouver

    Calling it “a new chapter in maritime history,” Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam led two days of celebrations marking the Vancouver inaugural of the world’s first hybrid cruise ship, MS Roald Amundsen.

  • Mar 25, 2019 5:56 AM ET

    TravelPulse On Scene: Inside the New Celebrity Summit

    Some 1,000 travel agents and 70 international media were among the first to experience the new-look ship on a two-day preview sailing from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Oct 17, 2018 6:39 AM ET

    Exclusive: One Ocean Expeditions Welcomes Newest Vessel

    RCGS Resolute will take travellers to Antarctica and beyond as OOE expands, including voyages to the Chilean Fjords, the Faroe Islands, Panama and Atlantic Canada.

  • May 25, 2018 6:17 AM ET

    Travel to Chile Up Over Last Year

    Chile recently topped Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2018 list as top pick for where to go this year.

  • May 24, 2018 1:27 AM ET

    Carnival Launches Horizon in NYC

    Dignitaries, company executives, more than 800 travel agents and international media were among guests who boarded at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal to be among the first to experience the 26th ship in Carnival’s fleet, just hours after it arrived in New York for the first time.

  • Apr 26, 2018 6:26 AM ET

    Every Step of the Way with Sunwing

    Sunwing's Canada-wide Every Step of the Way Tour stopped in the GTA at “The Paddock” at Woodbine Racetrack, part of a cross-country swing of 21 cities to showcase what’s new at Sunwing to more than 5,000 travel agents.

  • Apr 6, 2018 6:18 AM ET

    Victours International Launches its First Africa Brochure

    Victours has been successfully selling Africa tours for the past two-and-a-half years, but now was the right time to put out a 16-page brochure with itineraries for South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Mauritius and more