Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

Grouse Mountain set to ‘evolve’ under new owners

Northland Properties will draw on experience developing Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Fan Expo returning to Vancouver in February

Calling all cosplay aficionados! A three-day Fan Expo takes place in Vancouver this February and offers a smorgasbord of all things pop culture.  Guests will be able to browse through hundreds of...

10 new Vancouver restaurants to watch for in 2020

New year, new roster of restaurants launching in Metro Vancouver to keep an eye out for. If you like to get a seat at the newest and most talked-about spots around town, consider this your early 2020...

Take yourself on a Comox Valley beer escape

What sets the Comox Valley apart as a vacation destination in B.C. is its wealth of quality food and drink options - especially if you love craft beer

Grouse Mountain Resort sells for second time in two years

For the second time in two years, the ownership of Grouse Mountain Resort is changing hands. Northland Properties Corporation, which owns hotels, the Revelstoke Mountain Resort, and a chain of...

A week-long celebration of poutine returns to B.C. in February

The week-long celebration of one of Canada's most beloved - and iconic - dishes returns this November to restaurants across the country, including right here in B.C. La Poutine Week is set to return...

Vancouver's 2020 Polar Bear Swim will mark 100 years of a chilly New Year's Day tradition

It's not only one of the world's biggest Polar Bear Swims, it's also one of the oldest, and on January 1, 2020 the event marks a century of chilly New Year's Day fun in Vancouver. The tradition...

There's a brand-new modern doughnut shop and cafe now open in Vancouver

Calling all doughnut fans: There's a brand-new modern doughnut shop that's just opened its doors in Vancouver's Chinatown.  Mello welcomed their first customers this weekend at their small,...

Here are the 9 cheapest sun destinations to visit from Vancouver this winter

Kayak, a global travel search engine, has revealed its list of the cheapest warm weather destinations for Vancouverites to travel to this winter.  The company notes that the Caribbean offers the...