SEATTLE HOTEL ASSOCIATION’S 20TH ANNUAL “EVENING OF HOPE GALA” 

  DENIM TO DIAMONDS: TAKING A STAND AGAINST HOMELESSNESS—TRANSFORMING ONE LIFE AT A TIME Benefiting Mary’s Place on February 4, 2017, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel  The Seattle Hotel Association (SHA) is pulling out all the stops for their 20th annual fundraiser “Evening of Hope Gala” presented by Delta Air Lines, which will take guests … Read moreSEATTLE HOTEL ASSOCIATION’S 20TH ANNUAL “EVENING OF HOPE GALA” 

#FridayFavourites for January 13 to January 20 (#dovf starts)

  Here is our list of favourite things to do January 13 to 20 as well as upcoming events you need to get moving on buying your tickets or making reservations. So what are you waiting for? #dovf starts January 20   DINE OUT VANCOUVER CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF EXCEPTIONAL FOOD AND DRINK:   WildTale plunges … Read more#FridayFavourites for January 13 to January 20 (#dovf starts)

“Year of the Rooster” Brings Cathay Pacific Fare Deals

    Airline celebrates with special fares on flights from Canada to Asia, China, Australia and New Zealand Chinese horoscopes for the “Year of the Rooster” forecast a year of happiness, colour and drama. To celebrate, and in line with Cathay Pacific’s philosophy of a “Life Well Travelled”, the airline is giving customers the opportunity to … Read more“Year of the Rooster” Brings Cathay Pacific Fare Deals

FAIR DINKUM: CAFÉ MEDINA SAYS ‘G’DAY MATE’ BY HOSTING AUSTRALIA DAY WINE DINNER AS PART OF 2017 DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL

    Exclusive Event Pairs Select Wines Hailing from Australia’s Most Famous Wine-Producing Regions with Eclectic Five-Course Feast   Café Medina owner Robbie Kane is inviting guests to take a trip down under by hosting an exclusive Australia Day Wine Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. as part of the 2017 Dine Out Vancouver … Read moreFAIR DINKUM: CAFÉ MEDINA SAYS ‘G’DAY MATE’ BY HOSTING AUSTRALIA DAY WINE DINNER AS PART OF 2017 DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL

Freezing temperatures bring early start to BC’s Icewine harvest

  BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived just before the holidays, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes early for what can be expected to be a larger vintage than 2015. Icewine harvest began on December 6, 10 days later than last year’s start date … Read moreFreezing temperatures bring early start to BC’s Icewine harvest

DINE OUT VANCOUVER CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF EXCEPTIONAL FOOD AND DRINK:

  BOOKINGS AND MENUS LAUNCH TODAY The tables are set, the glassware is polished, and Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s participating restaurants have been revealed! This morning, festival menus were posted and bookings are now live on www.dineoutvancouver.com. Tourism Vancouver’s 15th annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival is bringing the flavour with more than 100 food-themed experiences, … Read moreDINE OUT VANCOUVER CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF EXCEPTIONAL FOOD AND DRINK:

Brighten up your skin care regimen in 2017 at The Spa at Nita Lake Lodge 

  Try the new Naturopathica™ skin care line at one of Whistler’s top spas Combat the elements with Nita Lake Lodge’s new range of facials, using the transforming properties of Naturopathica™ products. Inspired by naturopathic therapies, these nourishing products are certified by Ecocert, the largest and oldest independent natural and organic cosmetic certification body. All … Read moreBrighten up your skin care regimen in 2017 at The Spa at Nita Lake Lodge 

Cathay Pacific Promotes Ross Cronin to Director, Sales & Marketing Canada

  Cronin brings new sales & marketing leadership in Canada has promoted Ross Cronin to Director, Sales & Marketing Canada, with overall responsibility for the airline’s passenger sales & marketing communication strategies in Canada. A veteran of the aviation industry – Ross has spent over 22 years with Cathay Pacific Airways, most recently as Sales … Read moreCathay Pacific Promotes Ross Cronin to Director, Sales & Marketing Canada

An evening with Les Clefs D’Or British Columbia

  Earlier this month I had the honour of being invited to the Les Clefs D’Or Tourism Gala held at the Vancouver Club. Such a joyous occasion and a privilege to be there to help honour those concierge that received their golden keys for the first time and also to honour those with lengthy service. … Read moreAn evening with Les Clefs D’Or British Columbia

FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES WHISTLER LAUNCHES HIGH-ALTITUDE DINING 

  Explore a Collection of Curated ‘Taste of Place’ Experiences with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts  Available now through October 2017, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler is offering High-Altitude Dining as part of the new Four Seasons Taste of Place global initiative. This high-flying culinary experience features glacial peak aperitifs and panoramic mountain views. Guests are invited to embark … Read moreFOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES WHISTLER LAUNCHES HIGH-ALTITUDE DINING 

Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Miradoro Restaurant

  Enjoy plenty of feasting with friends and family this festive period Christmas is coming to the South Okanagan. Visit Miradoro Restaurant with friends and family for a cozy Christmas Eve dinner ($39) that includes spiced pumpkin soup with yogurt and fennel pollen, followed by a duo of turkey – roast breast and confit leg … Read moreCelebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Miradoro Restaurant

Taking the Duncan Totem Pole Tour

  Following my High Tea at the Empress Hotel in Victoria; checking off a bucket list item, I decided to take my courtesy Ford Escape up Island to Duncan, BC, to do their Totem Tour Walk.  There are 40 totem poles in the downtown core of Duncan, with each pole having a descriptive plate about … Read moreTaking the Duncan Totem Pole Tour

#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK    … Read more#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL VANCOUVER IS FABULOUSLY FESTIVE

  There’s So Much to See, Do, Eat and Enjoy this Holiday Season The festive season is here and Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is holiday headquarters, creating a welcoming, fun-filled home for all. Literally steps from a wealth of shopping, parade routes and community celebrations, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is the ideal destination for a winter vacation (or stay-cation) filled … Read moreFOUR SEASONS HOTEL VANCOUVER IS FABULOUSLY FESTIVE

Parksville takes the cork out for its 9th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival, February 23 – 26, 2017

  Tickets now available for events and resort weekend packages Parksville, Vancouver Island’s seaside town beloved of summertime family vacationers, springs into a different sort of action come February. That’s when Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival lures fans of BC’s wines, beers and cuisine to The Beach Club Resort and Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort for … Read moreParksville takes the cork out for its 9th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival, February 23 – 26, 2017

Put Cowichan Wine Country in Your Calendar

  Blue Grouse Estate Winery hosts several dates of holiday cheer Blue Grouse Estate Winery is an easy, local, winter wine country getaway. Quickly becoming one of the most popular food and wine destinations in Western Canada, the Cowichan Valley is just 45 minutes from downtown Victoria. Normally closed during the winter months, by popular demand … Read morePut Cowichan Wine Country in Your Calendar

DECEMBER HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO

Magical Recipes are Coming Together to Form Remarkable Holiday Dishes   It’s that holiday time of year, and the chefs at Tulalip Resort Casino have been busy checking their recipes twice to make sure they create magical dishes for all to enjoy. Every restaurant at the Resort is getting involved with this year’s festivities for … Read moreDECEMBER HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO

FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES WHISTLER CELEBRATES FESTIVE SEASON WITH EXCITING EXPERIENCES FOR ALL GUESTS 

  Resort Offers Festival of Trees, a Hudson’s Bay Inspired Restaurant Pop-Up, Alpine White New Year’s Eve Gala, Specialized Kids Programming, Live Music, Puppy Pet in Residence and Ski Concierge    Festive season is the perfect time to get to know the snowy side of Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler. Excitement abounds as guests spend … Read moreFOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES WHISTLER CELEBRATES FESTIVE SEASON WITH EXCITING EXPERIENCES FOR ALL GUESTS 

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver … Read more#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

Festive trails and Christmas treats ensure happy holidays at Magnolia Hotel & Spa

  ‘Christmas in Victoria’ package showcases BC’s most festive city this season   It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s ‘Christmas in Victoria’ package offers a fun and festive way to enjoy the holiday season, from only $199 per night. “Christmas is one of the most cherished times of … Read moreFestive trails and Christmas treats ensure happy holidays at Magnolia Hotel & Spa