Tourism

Members of Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation talk with Port Alberni RCMP on March 17 at Sutton Pass along Highway 4. (Nora O’Malley photo)

COVID-19: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations members stop visitors en route to Tofino and Ucluelet

“As much as we don’t want to do this, we need to cap the pandemic.”

Members of Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation talk with Port Alberni RCMP on March 17 at Sutton Pass along Highway 4. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Resorts across the province, including Revelstoke Mountain Resort, have been temporarily shut down due to COVID-19 concerns. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Tourism industry advocate calls for emergency fund in wake of COVID-19 cancellations

Claims losses amount to hundreds of millions of dollars already

Resorts across the province, including Revelstoke Mountain Resort, have been temporarily shut down due to COVID-19 concerns. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Ahoy! Set sail to one of the most remote places on earth!

Ahoy! Set sail to one of the most remote places on earth!

Sidney travel company creates comfortable, custom adventures

  • Mar 2, 2020
Ahoy! Set sail to one of the most remote places on earth!
Thousands of people enter Victoria via the Coho Ferry from Port Angeles. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Extra precautions against COVID-19 put in place as tourism season arrives

Airports and border services follow federal cues to minimize spread of coronavirus

Thousands of people enter Victoria via the Coho Ferry from Port Angeles. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Michelle Obama: In Conversation in Victoria, March 31

Michelle Obama: In Conversation in Victoria, March 31

Former First Lady hosted by Victoria Chamber for moderated event at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

Michelle Obama: In Conversation in Victoria, March 31
Work has begun on the new Malahat Skywalk, which will be located near the summit of the Malahat. (Submitted graphic)

Work has started on Malahat Skywalk, expected completion in 2021

$15-million project expected to open in spring, 2021

Work has begun on the new Malahat Skywalk, which will be located near the summit of the Malahat. (Submitted graphic)
For Treasure Hunters, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region is a True Find

For Treasure Hunters, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region is a True Find

UNESCO-designated biosphere reserves are model regions for sustainable development

  • Dec 18, 2019
For Treasure Hunters, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region is a True Find
At Home with Hamish Crawford

At Home with Hamish Crawford

Creator of bakery, restaurant and winery is also an avid antique car collector

  • Sep 17, 2018
At Home with Hamish Crawford
Photo courtesy Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria

Victoria named most romantic city by Amazon Canada

B.C. declared most romantic province, home to eight of the top 20 cities

Photo courtesy Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria
Red and white tulips bloom in flower beds along Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Victoria was chosen second favourite place to visit among small cities outside the U.S., in the annual Condé Nast Magazine Reader’s Poll, the results of which were announced Tuesday. Don Denton/Black Press

WATCH: Victoria No. 2 among non-U.S. small cities in Conde Nast readers poll

International travel magazine will feature top 20 list in November issue

Red and white tulips bloom in flower beds along Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Victoria was chosen second favourite place to visit among small cities outside the U.S., in the annual Condé Nast Magazine Reader’s Poll, the results of which were announced Tuesday. Don Denton/Black Press
Victoria-based online vacation photography company Flytographer was named this week to the Startup 50, coming in at No. 16 on the Canadian Business list of top 50 startups in Canada. Pinterest

Victoria travel photography firm grabs spot on Canada’s Startup 50 list

Flytographer has experienced incredible growth since being founded in 2013

Victoria-based online vacation photography company Flytographer was named this week to the Startup 50, coming in at No. 16 on the Canadian Business list of top 50 startups in Canada. Pinterest
Tourists come through Oak Bay by foot and bus during the summer 2017. (Chrisitne van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Strong summer for tourism in Oak Bay

‘There’s a buzz that just continues to feed itself.’

  • Aug 26, 2017
Tourists come through Oak Bay by foot and bus during the summer 2017. (Chrisitne van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)