Editorial Calendar 2016

2016 Will Be Our Most Exciting Year Yet!

Take a look at the 2016 Vacay.ca Editorial Calendar for a peek at just some of the things you can look forward to in the coming year!

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WEEKLY FEATURES EACH MONTH

“72 Hours In …” series, featuring detailed itineraries from our travel experts on destinations around the world (Sponsorship Opportunity)

BI-WEEKLY FEATURES EACH MONTH

Best Travel Deals in Canada (Sponsorship Opportunity)
Best International Travel Deals (Sponsorship Opportunity)

MONTHLY FEATURES

Travel Gadgets and Apps Column (Sponsorship Opportunity)
Rock n’ Roll Road Trips — a video series featuring musicians discussing their travels and how life on the road influences their songwriting (Sponsorship Opportunity)

JANUARY 2016

January 4: 20 Best Places to Visit in Canada
January 6: Top Wine and Food Festivals in Canada for 2016
January 8: Niagara Icewine Festival coverage
January 14: Ski/snowboard feature on Alberta
January 21: Ski/snowboard feature on B.C.
January 28: Super Bowl travel advice for Santa Clara, Calif.

FEBRUARY 2016

February 1: Quebec Carnival preview
February 3: Valentine’s Day expert travel picks
February 6: TED Conference in Vancouver preview
February 7: NBA All-Star Weekend preview in Toronto
February 9: Black History Month focus: Canadian travel destinations related to black history
February 11: Last-minute Valentine’s Day travel suggestions
February 13: Spring skiing preview
February 15-19: TED Conference in Vancouver coverage
February 16: Canadian International Auto Show coverage
February 18: 2016 Oscars travel article: top travel locations featured in this year’s Academy Award-nominated films

MARCH 2016

March 2: Best places for Spring Break in Canada
March 4: Best places for Spring Break internationally
March 12: St. Patrick’s Day preview
March 20: Last-minute ski deals for the season
March 21: National Music Centre preview in Calgary

APRIL 2016

April 2: Juno Awards week coverage in Calgary
April 3: Toronto Blue Jays travel guide for the new MLB season
April 15: Spring travel deals for Canada
April 16: Spring travel deals internationally
April 21: Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday and travel stories related to the event
April 22: Earth Day coverage

MAY 2016

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Weekly summer road trip guide (Sponsorship Opportunity)
May 2-8: Canadian Music Week in Toronto coverage
May 10: 20 Best Cottage Destinations in Canada (Sponsorship Opportunity)
May 12: Dempster Highway road trip article
May 15: Exploring Nunavut and the Franklin Expedition site
May 23: Maritimes travel guide

JUNE 2016

June 1, 8, 15, 22: Weekly family travel summer guide (Sponsorship Opportunity)
June 3: 2016 Top Restaurants in Canada Rankings Released (Sponsorship Opportunity)
June 4: Montreal Jazz Fest preview
June 15: Canada Day travel preview
June 16: Montreal Comedy Fest preview
June 21: 10 Best Beach Towns in Canada (Sponsorship Opportunity)
June 23-24: St-Jean de Baptiste Day festival coverage in Quebec
June 24-July 3: Pride Toronto coverage

JULY 2016

July 1: Canada Day coverage
July 4: Places to celebrate U.S. Independence Day in Canada
July 6-17: Festival d’ete in Quebec preview and coverage
July 11: Top Wildlife Getaways in Canada

AUGUST 2016

August 3: Last-minute summer getaway ideas
August 10: Toronto International Film Festival preview
August 13: Luxury summer getaways
August 15: PEI Shellfish Festival preview
August 17: Labour Day weekend travel ideas

SEPTEMBER 2016

September 5: Labour Day
September 6: Back to School for many communities
September 8-18: Coverage of TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)
September 21: Beginning of fall travel preview stories

OCTOBER 2016

Throughout the month: Halloween-related travel stories
October 4: NHL season travel preview
October 10: Canadian Thanksgiving
Mid-month: Ski season travel previews for locations across the country
October 29: NBA season travel preview
October 30-November 3: Diwali 2016
October 31: Halloween coverage

NOVEMBER 2016

November 8: U.S. Election Day
November 11: Remembrance Day coverage
November 17: Christmas parade preview from across the country
November 24: U.S. Thanksgiving
November 25: Black Friday
November 27:  Grey Cup coverage in Toronto

DECEMBER 2016

December 1: Toronto Christmas Market coverage
December 5: Winter luxury travel getaways
December 21: Winter begins
December 24-January 1: Hannukah
December 25: Christmas
December 26: Boxing Day
December 31: New Year’s Eve