Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

This massive maritime festival features an epic tall ship battle at sea

Preparations are underway for the 16th annual Richmond Maritime Festival on Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28. Tall ship gun battles, scenic waterfront heritage, wooden boats and entertainment are...

This Burnaby pizzeria celebrates 50 years of ooey-gooey goodness

Me-n-Ed’s Pizza Parlour has been around a long time – half a century to be exact. It’s seen old jukeboxes come and go, housed its fair share of sing-alongs, withstood the test of eliminating smoking...

Vail Resorts looking at strategies to attract international visitors back to Whistler Blackcomb

Extended season at company's Western U.S. operations helped make up for a drop in international visitors

Vintage hotels double as city tourist attractions

Century-old properties present business opportunities but require significant investments

How Cunard’s return is buoying Vancouver’s cruise sector

Luxury cruise line adds to the diversity of offerings for Alaskan cruise passengers

Rotating Vancouver shipping container to offer tacos, donuts, facials and more this summer

From doughnuts to tacos, fresh juice to meat-and-cheese boards, the Vancouver House Summer Pop-up Series offers a range of delectable eats and drinks. What’s more, the annual festival, which runs...

Why chartering boats can be choppy waters to navigate for owners

Costs soar for owners who try to defray yacht overhead with rentals

‘Largest one-day food truck festival on the continent’ happening in New West this summer

The Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest will roll into New Westminster for another delicious annual installation this July, and so far nearly 100 trucks are confirmed to participate, with more to be...

This Metro Vancouver Japanese restaurant makes a sushi sandwich

It’s a sandwich. It’s sushi. It’s delightful. Trying to choose my favourite sushi place is nearly as hard as just trying to pick a single place to go for a dinner out. There’s just so bloody many...