Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

B.C., Canadian travellers stay close to home due to inflationary environment

Domestic trips exceed pre-pandemic levels while flights overseas and to the U.S. have yet to catch up

International-visitor spending in Canada nearly doubles year-over-year

Aviation executives say passenger volume is up thanks to new routes, year-round service, bigger planes and more frequent service

New funding offers support for Indigenous tourism operators

Indigenous entrepreneurs can access non-repayable grants of up to $25K

Ownership changes at esteemed B.C. winery

Vineyard has been around for nearly 100 years

First Nations decisions on tourism on Indigenous land must be respected: minister

Tourism minister's comments come after two B.C. First Nations shut down access to the popular Joffre Lakes Park for several weeks

FlightHub CEO sees early warnings signs of softening Canadian travel demand

However, Air Canada CEO Michael Rousseau said last month that demand remains stable

Okanagan region gearing up for strong winter tourism season

'A lot of the snowbirds that ... used to maybe go to the United States are seeing this as a better value.'

Steveston Harbour Authority tries to kick out whale watching, fishing companies

The three companies claim it would be unfair for the harbour authority to enjoy improvements made to premises