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Destination Canada Launches 'Vacations of the Brave'
[November 08, 2018]

Destination Canada Launches 'Vacations of the Brave'


VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- From vibrant urban centers to awe-inspiring natural wonders and cultures, Canada's broad, diverse landscape encourages travelers to challenge themselves in new and interesting ways. Destination Canada, Canada's national tourism organization, will inspire viewers this fall with a brand new series titled Vacations of the Brave available on Prime Video through the Prime Video Direct self-publishing service. Vacations of the Brave will also be available on IMDb.

In the first episode of Vacations of the Brave, Dallas ice cream shop owner Tom and his star employee, Kalin, venture to Ontario. They freestyle in the Caribbean Carnival, hoop dance at a First Nations powwow, explore underwater shipwrecks and come to a powerful realization.

Launching November 10, the travel docu-series, presented by Destination Canada and created in collaboration with Amazon Advertising, follows the journey of eight courageous Americans who have made a positive difference in their communities, as they explore Canada on a road of self-discovery. Viewers will watch each person's story unfold on screen as they discover who they are and what matters to them through food, culture, and interactions with local people and events.

"Vacations of the Brave is about discovery, connection and transformation," said David F. Goldstein, President and CEO, Destination Canada. "Canada is the perfect backdrop for Americans to push themselves beyond their comfort zones to find a new sense of bravery."

The first episodes will feature the following courageous individuals and their journes:



Episode 1 - Dallas ice cream shop owner Tom and his star employee, Kalin, venture to Ontario. They freestyle in the Caribbean Carnival, hoop dance at a First Nations powwow, explore underwater shipwrecks and come to a powerful realization. Premieres November 10.

Episode 2 - Friends and fashion designers, Angela and Autumn, abandon the familiarity of their urban world for the rugged beauty of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. In the shadow of towering, 1000-year-old cedar trees, the young women learn about the true strength of their own spirit. Premieres November 10.


Episode 3 - Eric and Corey, a transgendered father and daughter travel from Southern Michigan to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. They fish for lobster, call to seals, dance a jig and, most importantly find the acceptance they are seeking. Premieres November 17.

Episode 4 - Mandy Harvey came to prominence on America's Got Talent as a musician who lost her hearing at the age of 18. With her father, Joe, they leave the Florida Gulf Coast behind to experience the lakes, pine trees and sky diving of Québec on a journey that pushes the bounds of Mandy's senses. Premieres November 24.

Tune in as these inspirational Americans challenge themselves while they discover new places, new people and new aspects of themselves. The first two episodes will premiere November 10 on Prime Video for members in the United States to stream or download and enjoy anytime, anywhere at no additional cost to a Prime membership. Members can watch via the Prime Video app on Fire TV stick, compatible Android and iOS phones and tablets, popular LG and Samsung Smart TVs, Android TV by Sony, Sony PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Apple TV 3 or 4, or online at PrimeVideo.com. The episodes will also be available on www.vacationsofthebrave.com.

Follow #VacationsOfTheBrave and visit https://media.canada.travel/en-US to learn more about the series and transformational experiences in Canada.

About Destination Canada
Destination Canada markets Canada internationally as a premier four-season tourism destination. In collaboration with partners in the Canadian tourism industry, Destination Canada creates marketing campaigns designed to showcase the best our country has to offer. Destination Canada also provides research and industry data to our partners—equipping them to optimize their businesses. For more information, please visit: www.destinationcanada.com, follow @DestinationCAN and @ExploreCanada on Twitter.

Contact: Daniella Sirochinsky, (212) 299-3971, daniella.sirochinsky@zenogroup.com

Destination Canada, Canada’s national tourism organization, will inspire viewers this fall with a brand new series titled Vacations of the Brave available on Prime Video.

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