The Changing Face of Tourism

What does it mean to be a city? Should it be measured by its boundaries, gardens or history? What about its climate or its...

Retail Reset

To stay relevant in a world increasingly skewed to e-com, shopping centres and their retailers are bridging the gap between in-store and online shopping...

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...

In the Digital Age We’re Seeing an Analog Revolution

There’s a fairly new tradition in my household. We call it “Analog Sunday” and it involves putting some vinyl on our turntable, tucking into...

Fan Tzu Yu (Pink) Receives Hospitality Award for Creative Problem Solving

The Victoria Hospitality Awards committee recognized Fan Tzu Yu (Pink) from the Best Western Carlton Plaza Hotel for her outstanding service in creating an above...

Douglas Magazine Gets Muddy for Power to Be!

Douglas would like to acknowledge and thank the businesses and individuals who supported our team “The Adventure Capitalists” in the 2012 Power to Play...

Club Kwench Gets Set to Expand Coworking Culture

What started as an idea to weave Victoria’s unique cultural fabric into the lives of its working population has metamorphosed into a “next-level” coworking...

Victoria Ranked 7th Best City in World by Condé Nast Traveler Readers

Tourism Victoria is delighted to share news that Victoria has been ranked as the seventh Best City in the World by the latest Condé...

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:...

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...