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Dominique Kyle, director of marketing and client services of the Grace Anne II  and executive chef Nicki Dartiailh offer first class amenities aboard the vintage luxury yacht.
Kenora’s Grace Anne II provides five-star floating comfortIt’s more than your standard party boat.Walking up the gangway and into the mahogany-panelled main salon of the Grace Anne II is akin to stepping through a passageway into a Gatsbyesque era of wealth and privilege.Known as the “Lady of the Lake,” the 85-foot luxury wooden yacht has been a familiar site on the waters of Lake of the Woods since the 1930s.Once owned by the 3M Corporation to cater to its corporate clients, new ownership of the vessel is carrying on the tradition of white glove serv...


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Thunder Bay airport assesses runway, terminal improvements
It’s a plan-ahead year for management at the Thunder Bay International Airports Authority with design work in the queue on a little-used runway and the terminal building.Ed Schmidtke, manager of business development, said architectural and engineering work will start this year to assess the conditi...
Red Rock lodge offers seclusion, access to nature
Ray Rivard calls the North Shore of Lake Superior one of the least exposed and underappreciated areas of Ontario.The owner-operator of Nipigon River Adventures and Lodge in Red Rock wants to change the perception of this rugged stretch of coastline stretching from Grand Marais, Minn. to Sault Ste. ...
Thunder Bay tourism companies join forces on adventure travel
Two Thunder Bay tourism adventure companies have made the bucket list of things to see and do in Ontario.In November, Wilderness North and Sail Superior Yacht Adventures were picked by the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation as the latest additions to Ontario Signature Experiences, a ...
Cochrane lands charter service
In order to make an 8 a.m. flight from Timmins, Cochrane residents have to wake up four hours earlier before driving an hour up the highway in the early-morning hours, hopeful that weather is good, animals stay off the highway, and there aren't any collisions along the way.But with a new charter ai...


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