SUMMER TURNS BIG WHITE INTO AN ADVENTURE  PLAYGROUND FOR ALL AGES

  Enjoy an active summer with hiking and biking, food festivals and music on the mountain. Big White signals the start of summer on July 1 with the opening of its hiking trails and a season of festivities, from musical events to culinary celebrations, which continues until Labour Day Monday on September 5. “Big White’s 2016…

CHEF JEREMY TAISEY REVEALS SUNDAY SUPPERS AT TULALIP BAY RESTAURANT

  Sustainable Menu Offerings to Occur Monthly at Tulalip Resort Casino Beginning Sunday, June 5th, Tulalip Bay Restaurant’s Chef Jeremy Taisey will take guests on a monthly local food tour using fresh, sustainable ingredients on the first Sunday of each month during 2016. The two-hour dinner will begin at 5:30 pm, and will be served…

Blue Grouse Welcomes the World to Vancouver Island

  Historic Cowichan Winery Holds Open House Sunday, May 29 When:  Sunday, May 29 from 12noon to 5pm Where:  Blue Grouse Estate Winery, 2182 Lakeside Road, Duncan, BC, V9L 6M3 What:  Blue Grouse Estate Winery’s Annual Public Open House     Details: •Free admission to the public, families are welcome •Meet the winemaker Bailey Williamson •Complimentary…

New Cathay Pacific Lounge Opens at  Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

  First and Business Class lounge offers understated luxury for travellers Cathay Pacific is unveiling a new lounge experience for passengers travelling from Vancouver International Airport, opening today, 4 May, 2016. Located in the International Terminal, between departure gates D66 and D67, the new lounge adopts the airline’s contemporary and elegant design template, which has…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening this weekend and the week ahead

  Evita: Superb Cast, Evocative Costumes and Set Make Up for Opening Night Glitches   Vancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5   Global supermodel Heather Marks to open Obakki + Holt Renfrew Show, May 10   THE MOTHER OF ALL OCCASIONS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES…

Discover the Best of Two Cities with boutique Magnolia Hotel & Spa  and Loden Hotel

  Experience Vancouver and Victoria in award-winning style Experience a dual destination package from two of Canada’s highest-rated boutique hotels. Just in time for the first long weekend of summer, Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa is collaborating with fellow Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice winner the Loden Hotel in Vancouver, to offer the ‘Best of…

NEARLY 100 PERCENT OF ATTENDEES WOULD RECOMMEND VANCOUVER AS A MEETINGS DESTINATION: PCMA POST MEETING SURVEY

  Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) annual conference considered “largest site inspection in Vancouver’s history” In January 2016, close to 4,000 meeting professionals and industry partners from around the world congregated in Vancouver for Convening Leaders, the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) annual professional development and networking conference. Vancouver’s hospitality industry pulled out all the stops. The post-event…

#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

    New Happy Hour, fresh menus and return of Sunday Supper Series signals start of spring at OPUS Hotel   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26    BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING…

Savouring White Wines from Taste Washington

Seattle is only a 3 hour drive from Vancouver.  Many Canadians go down for soccer or NFL football games at Century Link Field.  But you can also go down for wine tasting.  Every year around the first week in April is Taste Washington, held at Century Link Field. Taste Washington brings together over 225 wineries, 70…

#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver

  Celebrated Pastry Chef Tamera Clark Returns Home to   Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale   ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF REFLECTIONS   PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER   FINE FOOD and FISHY FRIVOLITY   EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread  …