Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

Multimillion-dollar Valemount Glacier Resort expects delays

After eight years of planning, and three years since it was approved, the Valemount Glacier ski resort was expected to being construction in mid-2021

Vancouver hotels are Canada’s most pandemic-resilient

City boasts the highest occupancy and revenue per available room rates in the country

Report: Employee tests positive for COVID at Coquitlam McDonald's

A Metro Vancouver McDonald's restaurant has reportedly closed after one of its workers tested positive for COVID-19, reports say. According to media reports, the restaurant located on Woolridge...

B.C. travellers asked to 'call ahead' before trips as First Nations communities may stay closed

Despite B.C. this week announcing it is opening up non-essential travel within the province, the area’s First Nations communities – and many others non-indigenous ones – may remain closed to...

Meet online, outside before ‘taking the plunge’ into a relationship during COVID-19: Henry

It’s best to first meet online or outside before you “take the plunge" into a new relationship in the time of COVID-19, says provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. Henry offered the advice...

Vancouver Art Gallery taps Anthony Kiendl as CEO

What happened: Vancouver Art Gallery appoints new boss Why it matters: The gallery had been without a permanent director for more than a year The Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) has tapped a new leader...

B.C. government may allow restaurants to buy booze from private retailers

Change may not come until after review on impact of allowing restaurants to buy alcohol at wholesale prices

Here's where the City of Vancouver has approved 85 temporary patios

City has received 175 applications since the program started on June 1

B.C. tourism industry bets on a staycation summer

Sector hopes British Columbians will help offset the revenue loss of international visitors