Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

Beyond meat: How a Vancouver restaurant named for an animal honours every ingredient, every eater

Four vegans walk into a restaurant named for an animal – and known for serving meat-centric dishes. It’s not the set up for a joke, it’s a real scenario Head Chef Ian McHale faced one night recently...

Discover the scariest corn maze in Canada and “pitch black” horror near Vancouver

Are you afraid of the dark? While their Haunted Corn Maze is not for the faint of heart, the Maan Farms 5th Annual Fall Festival offers plenty of things to eat and explore that won’t scare the...

Prost! 12 Oktoberfest events in Metro Vancouver this fall

Prost! It’s the time of year to raise a beer (or a few more) to the German tradition of Oktoberfest. Grab your lederhosen and gear up for that sweet polka beat, and get ready to fill your belly with...

Vacation rental firm grows as Chinese tourism slows

Richmond-based company moves into local hotel sector

City of Vancouver issues hundreds of violation tickets to short-term rental scofflaws

First year of legal short-term rentals saw 660 violation tickets, 276 legal orders and 117 suspensions

Heading to Kamloops? Check out this nearby geological oddity

Located southeast of Kamloops stands one of the tallest geological oddities around. The Pillar is a chunk of stone nearly 20 metres tall with a massive boulder on top holding it in place. The...

Delicious Vancouver food events to check out this September

New month, new opportunities to eat, drink and enjoy the best of what Metro Vancouver has to offer. From long table dinners paired with PNW wines to a brand-new game day tailgate BBQ pop-up (and a...

Get on ‘island time’: Your travel guide to Quadra Island, B.C. (PHOTOS)

We were parched and sweaty, our skin on the cusp of sunburnt and certainly damp. Inside Kameleon Food & Drink in Quathiaski Cove, the light was dim, a stark contrast to the last couple of hours...

Four new breweries open this week across B.C.

Four new craft breweries opened their doors this week across the province, much to the delight of thirsty British Columbians everywhere: Slow Hand Beer (Vancouver), Copper Brewing (Kelowna), Rustic...

10 cool treats to try in Metro Vancouver before summer ends

Summer is sadly waning. It’s time to make the most of the season while the sun shines, and that includes getting in all those cool summer treats. We’ve rounded up some sweet summer time treats that...