Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

Enjoy a drive-thru breakfast from the Easter bunny this weekend

The Easter Bunny will dance and deliver berry crepes, coffee and berry lemonade.

Some Vancouver hotels close; others stay open, rent rooms to government

Federal government has leased the Accent Inns hotel in Richmond to house quarantined travellers

COVID-19 measures rattle tourism, hospitality sectors

Shutdown wreaks havoc on financial and emotional well-being of entrepreneurs 

White Spot waives franchisees' royalties, lease payments

Owner Ron Toigo continues to pay head office staff and has laid off hourly workers so they can get federal aid

B.C.’s out-of-work servers permitted to deliver booze with food

Government updates food, alcohol delivery rules amid pandemic

B.C. restaurants could lose up to 100,000 jobs over three months

Restaurants Canada anticipates the B.C. industry will lose nearly $3 billion

Vancouver closes restaurants to all but take-out and delivery

Previously, the provincial health officer had said that restaurants could stay open for table service as long as each customer was within about two metres of each other

Restaurant industry urges immediate action to save establishments (updated)

Restaurants Canada says the window to ensure restaurants survive the COVID-19 outbreak is closing