Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

Covering food, drink, travel and marketing in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

B.C.'s online camping reservation system revamped

Campers hoping to stay at B.C. parks will find a revamped online reservation system with new features on the Discover Camping website. Campers who can’t get a reservation for a favourite site...

Old Bird to bring ‘Chinese food with attitude’ to Vancouver’s Main Street

In October, Main Street’s Nomad restaurant closed up after five years of serving contemporary Pacific Northwest-inspired cuisine in their modern space. As is so often the case with the restaurant...

Here’s all the festive winter fun happening in Whistler

Natural snow in the valley or not, Whistler’s winter programming kicks off today (Nov. 30) with the opening of the skating rink at Olympic Plaza. “Come to Whistler Village for a range of activities...

Ty Speer suddenly departs Tourism Vancouver

Board of directors issues memo to announce departure

This boozy brunch will give you a taste of Vancouver’s brand new cocktail fest

First, a toast to the terrific news that Vancouver is set to get a brand new week-long celebration of cocktails. Vancouver Cocktail Week will take place in March 2021, and it promises to be the...

You can watch Christmas movies and snuggle with cats at Vancouver’s Totoro-themed cat café

It’s not really Christmastime if you’re not curled up and cozy watching a favourite Christmas movie – in fact, for many, that’s the purrfect way to celebrate the season. This December, cat lovers...

Enjoy the magic of the season at this long-running Vancouver Christmas event

One of Vancouver’s longest-running Christmas events gets underway soon at a waterfront landmark. Christmas at Canada Place is in its 32nd year of delighting locals and visitors alike with all sorts...

Vancouver’s creative cocktail makers shake things up with vegan drinks

The Pink Lady, Pisco Sour and Ramos Gin Fizz have at least one thing in common: their frothy, silky top. The luscious foam traditionally comes from shaken egg whites, the flavourless, foamy...

Debt-laden Parq Vancouver to get new CEO

Peter Goudron set to take over from Joe Brunini in 2020

One of Metro Vancouver’s largest holiday celebrations will transport you to a winter wonderland

Thousands of twinkling lights will adorn the charming vintage storefronts of Burnaby Village Museum, as carol singers and familiar characters like Buddy the Elf will roam its streets, as Heritage...