Final Numbers Confirm Greater Victoria Tourism Terrific for 2016

Greater Victoria’s tourism industry experienced a terrific year in 2016, with major indicators recording significant growth in this vital economic sector. “We know that tourism...
Explore Next Door tourism campaign

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...

Tips and Tricks to Maximize Your Degree

So you put in the long hours of study, sweated through years of exams, spent sleepless nights worrying about your GPA — and you...
Chef Castro Boateng

Taste of Langford spotlights eateries in business booster campaign

If you haven’t been out for dinner in the West Shore lately, here’s a great incentive. The City of Langford has launched the latest...

How the Tofino Towel Co. Found Success in a Roundabout Way

Devin Sorenson knew he couldn’t let a good thing go. Back in 2008, while Sorenson was enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and Entrepreneurial...

Victoria International Airport’s Banner Year: By the Numbers

The record-setting number of passengers in 2017, up 4.2% over 2016. Economic contribution to the region associated with YYJ's ongoing activities, up $439M since 2006. Source:...

Summer Night Market Planned for Chinatown

The Victoria Chinese Commerce Association, in partnership with businesses and individuals in the community, will be hosting a long-awaited night market once a month...

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...
Laurie Rea of Marriott Hotel Inner Harbour

Laurie Rea of Marriott Hotel Inner Harbour Goes Above and Beyond in Hospitality Service

Laurie Rea of the Victoria Marriott Hotel Inner Harbour is the latest recipient of the Victoria Hospitality Award, which recognizes those in the local...

Why Mediation Should Be in Your Business’s Tool Kit

  When two co-workers refuse to talk each other it can negatively impact a business, no matter what industry it’s in. If it’s in a...