Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

This huge Greek Food Festival is a Grecian feast for Vancouver

Opa! Get ready to celebrate all things Greek at the 41st annual Vancouver Greek Food Festival. Hosted by the Hellenic Community of Vancouver and running from May 3-5, 2019, the Greek Food Festival...

This stunning tulip festival offers 10 acres of vibrant rainbow blooms

The annual Abbotsford Bloom Tulip Festival returns to the Fraser Valley with rows upon rows of beautiful blooms in a variety of spring colours. The farm offers thousands of brightly-coloured tulips...

Canada ranks 18th in the world for visa-free access for citizens

Canadians can travel visa-free to 184 countries, one fewer than last year

Largest-ever Vancouver’s cruise season set to start March 29

Port officials expect about 1,077,000 passengers to be on 290 cruise-ship voyages

You can get these colourful mochi donuts in Metro Vancouver

A Richmond ramen restaurant started offering mochi donuts earlier this month, and the colourful desserts are already making a splash on social media. The donuts combine mochi, a popular Japanese...

YVR named North America’s best airport for 10th year in a row

Skytrax awards are based on more than 13 million customer satisfaction surveys around the world

Joseph Richard Group branches into wine production with winery transaction

The hospitality company has an agreement to operate Langley’s Glass House Winery

B.C. tourism marketers urge Ottawa to eliminate Brazilian visa restrictions

Brazilian government is dropping longtime requirement that Canadian visitors require visas

Homfray Lodge: A wonderfully rustic wilderness destination

Travellers are generally the kind of people that believe life is a journey, and not a destination. They seek out experiences that are unique and full of discovery. I can certainly relate to this type...

Where to get great deals on macarons for Macaron Day in Vancouver

Let’s celebrate Macaron Day! On March 20, bakeries around the world will offer special deals on macarons, often with a charitable component. It’s easy to see how people can be obsessed with...