Tourism

Tofino-area First Nation considering closing doors to visitors again

Swamped with tourists, scared of COVID-19, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation says more support needed

 

Main beach dock ends at Cultus Lake might be permanently removed

Overcrowding and COVID-19 transmission risks were the reasons for the recommended closure

 

Vancouver Porsche Club rolling into Harrison this Saturday

Car show starts at about 10:30 a.m. at boat launch

 

Sylvester Stallone gives shout-out to new Rambo chainsaw carving in Hope, B.C.

Sylvester Stallone, the star behind John J. Rambo, “very proud” of newly installed red cedar work

Visitors and non-residents entering closed remote B.C. First Nation’s territories

With limited resources, they say they don’t have any authority or power to enforce the closures

  • Aug 6, 2020

Northern communities welcome tourists as province opens to in-B.C. travellers

Officials have asked British Columbians to be careful as they travel this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020

B.C. accommodators need phone lines to light up as in-province travel given green light

Travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have decimated the tourism and hospitality industries

  • Jul 5, 2020

Tourism Chilliwack rolls out mobile visitors’ centre in an RV called Winston

Part of an innovative recovery plan following the hit local tourism has taken from COVID-19

95-site RV camping to be built in Manning Park

RV park one of first to be built in a provincial park

B.C. Liberals criticize Horgan’s economic recovery plan for excluding tourism sector representation

The Economic Recovery Task Force began meeting weekly on conference calls in April

VIDEO: YouTube series explores Dinotown history

Theme park opened in 1975 and used dinosaurs from Maple Ridge attraction

Manning Park Resort re-opens after two-and-a-half month shutdown

Camping and day-use is already open in the provincial park as of June 1

Feds earmark $1.5M to support recovery of B.C., Indigenous tourism

B.C. money will be split between Vancouver Island and Indigenous tourism

Large cruise ships barred from Canadian waters until end of October: Garneau

Last year 140 cruise ships brought more than two million visitors to Canadian ports

VIDEO: Chilliwack Tourism invites visitors to dream now and explore later

Celebrating Tourism Week with a look at Bridal Veil Falls near Chilliwack

Beach bummer: Novel coronavirus can live in water, but is it infectious?

Living in water and being infectious in water are different things

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020

Chilliwack Plowing Match: These guys aren’t horsing around

Horses, tractors and a high level of skill at the Chilliwack Plowing Match

Chilliwack: Amazing flower power will brighten your day

Millions upon millions of flowers can be seen while driving in the Upper Fraser Valley

Chilliwack: Birds and birders flock to this place

More than 350 bird species have been identified in British Columbia’s Upper Fraser Valley