Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

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

Oxford Properties to sell 50% stake in Fairmont hotels in B.C., Alberta

The Fairmont hotels are located in Whistler, Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper and are said to have an estimated transaction value of over $1 billion

B.C. breweries bring home 50 medals from 2019 Canadian Brewing Awards

Central City Brewers and Distillers was the big winner from B.C. Saturday night as it picked up Best in Show at the 2019 Canadian Brewing Awards in Toronto for its After Hours Old Fashioned Pale Ale....

Talks underway but Four Winds yet to submit new proposal

Will a revised Four Winds proposal come back to Delta council for another look? That question was posed Monday by Coun. Bruce McDonald to planning director Marcy Sangret, who said staff has not...

Famous Taiwanese large fried chicken spot open in Lower Mainland

A long-awaited Taiwanese fried chicken restaurant finally opened its doors this week, offering cutlets as big as your head. The well-loved night market snack – a 30-cm wide fried chicken cutlet – is...

Photos: See inside Richmond’s first capsule hotel

The first “capsule” or pod hotel in the Lower Mainland is getting ready to open its doors in Richmond. Panda Pod Hotel, located on No. 3 Road near Granville Avenue, hosted an opening celebration on...

Convenience cravings spawn ‘ghost restaurants’

Rapid rise in on-demand economy drives launch of hospitality company’s catering venture

These are the best restaurants in Vancouver of 2019

Vancouver Magazine has been recognizing excellence in local dining for 30 years now, and for those who dine out in pursuit of the best of the best, the publication’s annual Restaurant Awards are...

The Red Accordion: New restaurant hopes to hit all the right notes

Over the last several decades, the charming dark red house at 1616 Alberni Street near Coal Harbour has been welcoming hungry customers for food and drink. The home was “gently refurbished” and...

25 farmers markets happening this summer in Metro Vancouver

Vancouver has something for everyone when it comes to farmers markets. While the city is filled with markets year-round, promising a breadth of locally sourced foods, arts and crafts, it’s in the...

This B.C. hike takes you through a network of mysterious tunnels

Built in the early 1900s, the Othello Tunnels were constructed by the Canadian Pacific Railway to link the Kootenay Region with the B.C. coast by rail. Soaring over the Coquihalla River, a straight...