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...

Blue Grouse Winery Helps Children in Need in Cowichan Valley

For the month of April, Blue Grouse Estate Winery will donate $1 from every bottle of wine sold to the Nourish Cowichan Society. Nourish was...

Dino Lab Is Victoria B.C.’s Not-So-Secret Dinosaur Education Centre

Before Dino Lab became a public gallery and attraction, it was a private restoration lab, preparing fossils for display in museums around the world,...
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The Victoria Film Industry is Gaining Traction

The clifftop villa with the million-dollar view has likely never seen the likes of this. The shooting of a German TV movie about a...
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Orcas are More Than Mascots

Images of orcas are plentiful on the South Island. They star in tourism brochures, entertain us as mascots, and they lend their names to...
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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...
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Victoria Really Knows the Breakfast Business

When Jason Chan purchased The Village in Oak Bay in 2012, the Estevan neighbourhood café was popular but not thriving. Chan knew he could use...
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BMO Financial Group Announces $500,000 Commitment To AGGV’s The NEXT Gallery

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) Board Chair Christopher Jones was joined by BMO Financial Group’s (BMO) James Kitamura, Regional President, Personal Banking,...