Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

Famous Japanese tempura restaurant opening Vancouver location this week

Can you hear the sizzle? That's fresh tempura-battered fish and veggies getting golden and crispy in the deep fryer. Japanese import Kaneko Hannosuke is opening their first Canadian location of...

Rising demand puts niche travel firms on the map

Trend this century is toward individualized private tours and small-group excursions

Drink This: Good Clean Fun by Twin Sails Brewing

There’s something to be said for the classics. Whether it’s a pair of blue jeans, Converse All-Stars or Canucks’ fans unrealistically high expectations, some things are timeless. When it comes to...

Kelowna cannabis producer GTEC defends advertising campaign some call ‘racist’

Its BLK MKT brand's ‘Once you go BLK’ campaign riled people on Twitter

11% of Burnaby food businesses got 'high' risk ratings in 2019 inspections

Of those 153 businesses, 31 had two or more inspections that found 'high' hazard ratings

A Canadian 'chicken and taters' fast food brand expands further in Metro Vancouver

There's going to be a new spot for "chicken and taters" soon in Metro Vancouver, as a 50-year-old Canadian fast food chain expands further in the region. Mary Brown’s Chicken & Taters will be...

Cadillac Fairview plans to replace Four Seasons Vancouver with new luxury hotel

Landlord is in talks with several possible tenants for space that would connect to Pacific Centre

Popular Vancouver brunch restaurant shifts into new location

Brunch fans in Vancouver often don't mind waiting for a great meal at their favourite spots, and for those who love the Twisted Fork Bistro, you'll just have to wait a little longer for them to...

You can visit these 20 countries for under $30 CAD a day

"Especially in an expensive city like Vancouver, you could almost save money by leaving and spending a month in SE Asia for about $1,000 for the entire month"

Vancouver’s ToursByLocals lands $33m investment

What happened: ToursByLocals raises $33 million from Tritium Partners Why it matters: The Vancouver-based company says the new capital will be used for everything from additional hiring to...