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Island Communities Encourage Residents to Explore Next Door

The Campbell River & District Chamber of Commerce and the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce have partnered on a new support local initiative called Explore...
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Tofino gets that 70s vibe as Hotel Zed celebrates grand opening

Instagram-famous BC brand Hotel Zed has opened its newest hotel in Tofino. Its design is a luxurious take on the retro-chic vibe the hotel...

Checking In On The Build Back Victoria Plan

In June, as part of its Build Back Victoria Plan, the city announced it would be converting on-street parking to patio areas, creating new...
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Victoria Chinatown Museum Society Pop-Up Exhibit Now Open

The narrowest street in Canada has a new addition to its lineup of intensely local stores and eateries. A Chinese Canadian Museum Pop-up Exhibit...

Cowichan Valley Designated Official Wine Producing Region

It is home to over a dozen wineries, and now it has been given an important stamp of approval by the British Columbia Wine...

The Wilson’s Group: Survival, Tragedy, Community and Optimism

“Nothing worth having comes easy.” That message is embossed on the boardroom wall in the The Wilson’s Group headquarters on Glanford Avenue in Saanich....

Victoria Pedicab Company Pivots their Business to Cold Treats

At the start of 2020, Andrew Capeau of Victoria Pedicab Company was expecting a busy tourist season. His company operates a fleet of 32...

Indigenous Tourism Industry Gets Creative in Rebounding from Pandemic

Vancouver Island's Indigenous tourism industry encourages BC visitors to experience authentic First Nations culture this summer Until March this year, Indigenous tourism across Canada...

Attractions Victoria Launches ‘Support Local This Summer’ Program

A well-known tourist event is hoping to give the local tourism economy a boost this summer. Attractions Victoria has announced it is leveraging its popular...
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Tourism, Hospitality and Accommodation Collective Calls for Critical Support

As tourism organizations across Canada focus their messaging on ‘open soon’ for members whose communities are successfully flattening the curve, leaders of the largest...