Tourism

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

 

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

 

Langley Chamber to host virtual town hall on local tourism industry

Anyone is welcome to join through Zoom on Monday, June 29, to hear panel of tourism professionals

VIDEO: YouTube series explores Dinotown history

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

Local craft breweries coming together to promote ‘Langley Loop’ tourism initiative

Brewers to appear as guests on Just Here For The Beer Radio, a radio program through TSN 1040

Langley residents encouraged to be tourists in their own backyard

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, tourism industry is optimistic about summer months ahead

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

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

Fort Langley: You can hear muskets roar at this historic site

The Fort Langley National Historic Site lets visitors see life from another era

Cloverdale: Vintage trains and honeybees live in harmony here

Surrey’s Heritage Rail museum is an experience the whole family will love

Fort Langley: Canoe sports are a local tradition

Dragon boats, outrigger canoes, voyageurs and kayaks ply the mighty Fraser River

Langley: Grant’s Landing is a river lover’s dream

Collection of float homes on the Fraser River is a photographer’s delight

Indigenous tourism being ignored by federal government, B.C. operators say

Tourism associations say little to nothing has been done to help their sector during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fraser Valley’s tulips fields off limits to visitors due to COVID-19

Abbotsford and Chilliwack tulip farmers have announced their festival season won’t go ahead

Harrison Hot Springs officially closed to visitors

Village announcement, open letter express serious concern for community amid pandemic

‘Everybody’s in the same boat’: Tourism operators starting to see COVID-19 cancellations

Destination BC implementing multi-phased emergency management and recovery marketing plans

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

Claims losses amount to hundreds of millions of dollars already