Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

Seattle amps up Alaska cruise ship competition

Growth in the Washington city’s cruise sector is good news for Victoria, where most of the ships visit

Sluggish Whistler business forces Vail Resorts to trim guidance

Ski resort operator had “much lower” traffic than expected in December

All 305 Dine Out Vancouver 2019 restaurants revealed

Are you ready for Dine Out Vancouver 2019? It’s time to plan your eating. Now in its 17th year, the annual restaurant and food festival will be back to tantalize locals and visitors to Vancouver...

Indigenous tourism on the rise but remains a niche market

Getting some traditional First Nations ingredients can be a challenge for restaurants in British Columbia

Downtown Vancouver turns into Street Food City for annual wintertime food truck fest

Grab your coat, wallet, and umbrella and head outdoors for some food truck feasting, as downtown Vancouver transforms once again into the wintertime food truck fest Street Food City. ne of the many...

Happy new beer! Here are the most anticipated B.C. brewery openings of 2019

Ace Brewing Co. – Courtenay (summer 2019)  The Comox Valley is getting yet another craft brewery; this one plans to pay homage to the history of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Another Beer Co. – New...

Airbnb scofflaws continue to flout Vancouver regulations

Multiple listings per licence proliferating despite limits on short-term rentals

How Urban Juve plans to revolutionize the wellness industry

With the legalization of hemp in Canada, startups and mature companies alike are scrambling to get a foot in the door of one of the largest untapped investment industries in modern history. Enter The...

Over a million breathtaking lights are twinkling in VanDusen Garden this winter

Enter a magical world for the 34th year of sparkling lights and holiday cheer at VanDusen Botanical Garden’s Festival of Lights. The expansive attraction features over 1 million lights spread out...

Starbucks to unveil new Reserve Bar in Downtown Vancouver

At 4,000 square feet, the store will be the biggest Starbucks location in Vancouver