Category: British Columbia

Squamish : Culture and Adventure

September 20, Squamish, B.C- It’s no secret, Squamish’s popularity is on the rise and there are many reasons why. Travellers have discovered this gem adventure destination and know that each season brings something new. With the arrival of fall this week, Squamish continues to impress with its wide range of active activities and cultural events. Here are the top 5 seasonal highlights […]

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‘Green light’ for St Patrick’s celebrations around the world!

16 March 2017:  Over 250 iconic landmarks and sites around the world will be illuminated green over the coming days – as part of Tourism Ireland’s 2017 Global Greening initiative to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick. The annual initiative, now in its eighth year, which sees a host of major landmarks around […]

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Canada Day celebration with Parks Canada

Free admission to Parks Canada sites to celebrate Canada Day OTTAWA, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ – Parks Canada reminds that admission will be free in all 44 national parks, 167 national historic sites, and four national marine conservation areas on Canada Day. To celebrate Canada Day, Canadians are invited to participate in an array of […]

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Jungle survival and adventure sports

VACATIONS THAT MAKE YOU A BETTER MAN From wine tasting, to jungle survival and adventure sports; here are some travel suggestions for the modern man Vacation days are a precious commodity and although some men might be happy to squander them laying on a beach, here are some travel suggestions aimed at increasing knowledge, physical […]

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What's New in Victoria… May 2012 news

    Tourism Victoria’s Monthly Media Newsletter                          May 2012         In this issue:                    * Island Chef Food Fest: Eat Food & Fund Farms                   * Fly From Tee to Tee                   * Celebrating a Diamond Jubilee                   * Royal BC Museum Offers Kids Dinosaur Fun                   * The Fairmont Empress Bees Create Sweet New Brew                   * […]

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News from Victoria, April 2012 issue

Tourism Victoria’s Monthly Media Newsletter                             April 2012         In this issue:                   *Harnessing Your Energy in a World-First                   *150 Years Packaged                   *A Tweedy Affair                   *Summer Theatre with Blue Bridge                   * Bring Out Your Inner Scotsman                   *Take a “Big Ride” Around Victoria This Summer ——————————————————————————–          Harnessing Your […]

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Travelling with Wild Women Expeditions

Canada’s leading outdoor adventure company for women celebrates 22nd anniversary Wild Women Expeditions unveils 2012 schedule of wilderness adventures, getaways and retreats 12 October, 2011 (Woody Point, Newfoundland) — Wild Women Expeditions (WWE), Canada’s largest all-women adventure travel company, enters its 22nd season with fun and unique adventures in every region of Canada. Wild Women […]

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What's New in Victoria, BC. March 2011 News

Tourism Victoria’s Monthly Media Newsletter THE EMPRESS HOLDS COURT Rising regally on Victoria, BC’s spectacular Inner Harbour, The Fairmont Empress showcases the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island in grand style. With her turn-of-the-century beauty, The Fairmont Empress has been a longstanding host to many visiting royalty and is excited to celebrate the new generation […]

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What's New in Victoria, BC February 2011

Tourism Victoria’s Monthly Media Newsletter BC’S CAPITAL WINE REGION EXPANDS De Vine Vineyards is the capital city’s newest winery. Located in the Saanich Peninsula, 20 minutes from downtown Victoria, De Vine produces wines specific to the South Island region. A recent family venture, from father to sons and daughter-in-laws, the Windsor family is hands-on in […]

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What's New in Victoria… January 2011 news

Tourism Victoria’s Monthly Media Newsletter CYCLING FEST RETURNS TO THE CAPITAL The Victoria International Cycling Festival will take place over four weeks during May and June 2011 in Victoria, BC, the cycling capital of Canada. The cycling festival will bring together families, children, professional riders, commuters, road racers and track racers of all ages and […]

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