Magnolia Hotel & Spa named #1 City Hotel in Canada in the  Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2017 readers’ survey

  Readers of prestigious US travel magazine vote boutique Victoria hotel as best in Canada     Magnolia Hotel & Spa is thrilled to be named #1 City Hotel in Canada, as voted for by Travel  +  Leisure 2017 readers, with an overall score of 93.69. Every year the readers of Travel + Leisure, the largest travel magazine…

#Favourites – where to go, what to do this week and beyond…

  “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina   A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel…

The Installation @ CheckMate

  The Installation – Opening Late July 2017 Designed by Tom Kundig The Installation is an intriguing art exhibit in its own right.  A modern, innovative design by Tom Kundig, internationally renowned architect.  This study was conceived to allow visitors to slow down and connect with Checkmate Artisanal Winery while discovering and tasting what many…

Celebrate summer with Aura Restaurant’s seasonal menus & events 

  Enjoy summer themed menus and events at the lakeside oasis of Nita Lake Lodge   Summer has arrived and where better to soak in the long days and warm nights than on Nita Lake Lodge’s lakeside patio at Aura Restaurant. Encapsulated by unparalleled views and forested surroundings, Executive Chef Dean Hossack & Aura Chef…

Just In: Create the Pizza of Your Dreams at Tulalip Resort Casino

  Blazing Paddles Stone Fired Pizza + Artisan Signature Dough Meets Endless Flavor Possibilities The culinary team at Tulalip Resort Casino has been hard at work creating a new dining destination, Blazing Paddles Stone Fired Pizza and Spirits, which will open during July. Their stone fired signature dough can be created to each guest’s desire…

#Favourites what’s happening this week and beyond

  Celebrate the grand opening on Wednesday, July 12 at Tofino Resort and Marina “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina   Go for a drive #GoFurther150 Ford Canada drive experience   You won’t want to miss this inaugural event July 15 and 16 FIRST ANNUAL ART & WINE IN THE VINES INVITES GUESTS…

“Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina

  Move over Tofino there’s a fresh and renewed Resort in town that offers the traveller the best of the West Coast experience. Your vacation can be an all inclusive package that you pick and choose; tailored to your specific wants and needs at the Tofino Resort and Marina. “As you wind through Pacific Rim…

FIRST ANNUAL ART & WINE IN THE VINES INVITES GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF THE OKANAGAN VALLEY

  Weekend festival offers painting tutorials, wine tastings,  new brunch menus and more   Wine tastings, plein air painting sessions, and a fresh summer brunch menu await guests attending Art & Wine in the Vines, a collaborative affair hosted by Liquidity Wines, Noble Ridge Winery and The Federation of Canadian Artists. The weekend-long festival, taking…

Cook your catch with Wolf in the Fog and Tofino 1st Class Fishing 

Experience the ultimate fish and dine adventure   Experience a unique West Coast culinary adventure with Wolf in the Fog and Tofino 1st Class Fishing’s exciting new Fish & Dine package. “We’re so excited to be able to offer guests such an authentic West Coast experience”, says Jorge Bandarian, General Manager at Wolf in the…

Blue Grouse Estate Winery has a handful of fun ways to spend your summer days

Summer is in full swing at Blue Grouse Estate Winery News, events and vintage releases Sip your way in to the most exciting season of the year at Blue Grouse Estate Winery. Here’s the latest on upcoming summer celebrations at the winery: Back and tastier than ever: Thank you for patiently waiting on Blue Grouse’s new…

#Favourite things to do this week in Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria and the Okanagan

  Celebrate the grand opening on Wednesday, July 12 at Tofino Resort and Marina “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina     You won’t want to miss this inaugural event July 15 and 16 FIRST ANNUAL ART & WINE IN THE VINES INVITES GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF THE OKANAGAN VALLEY  …

Matt Dumayne named in Western Living’s  Top 10 Foodies of the year

Okanagan Crush Pad winemaker  helping to reshape the way Western Canadians eat and drink.  Matt Dumayne has been named one of Western Living’s 2017 Top 10 Foodies of the year.  The shortlist shines a spotlight on the up-and-coming Western-Canada-based food and drink enthusiasts who are leading the way in our culinary landscape. Okanagan Crush Pad chief…

Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler will welcome Rising Stars from June 25 to July 4 with support of Stingray Digital Group Inc.

    The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is making the final preparations to welcome 90 participants for the 2017 VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAL INSTITUTE AT WHISTLER. The immersive, ten-day training program returns to the Resort Municipality of Whistler for a third year, where Rising Stars of the classical music world will share this unique opportunity to live…