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12/28/2011   VANCOUVER NAMED TOP CANADIAN DESTINATION BY U.S. TRAVEL AGENTS

Travel Weekly readers once again identify Vancouver as the best city in Canada ... more

12/15/2011   DINE OUT, SLEEP OVER: DINE OUT VANCOUVER HOTELS NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS

Take advantage of $78, $108 and $138 hotel rates during a Dine Out Vancouver staycation ... more

12/15/2011   STAY, EAT AND PLAY DURING THE 2012 DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL

Take advantage of $78, $98 and $138 hotel rates on a Dine Out Vancouver culinary vacation ... more

12/08/2011   TOURISM VANCOUVER WELCOMES AMERICAN EXPRESS TO ITS SPONSOR FAMILY

Tourism Vancouver has joined forces with American Express Canada to promote and increase international recognition of its annual culinary festival, Dine Out Vancouver... ... more

12/08/2011   TOURISM VANCOUVER WELCOMES AMERICAN EXPRESS TO ITS SPONSOR FAMILY

Tourism Vancouver has joined forces with American Express Canada to promote and increase international recognition of its annual culinary festival, Dine Out Vancouver... ... more

12/08/2011   TOURISM VANCOUVER WELCOMES AMERICAN EXPRESS TO ITS SPONSOR FAMILY

Tourism Vancouver has joined forces with American Express Canada to promote and increase international recognition of its annual culinary festival, Dine Out Vancouver... ... more

12/06/2011   SAVE THE DATE: DINE OUT VANCOUVER CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW EVENTS AND RECORD-BREAKING RESTAURANT PARTICIPATION

Tourism Vancouver’s annual culinary festival runs January 20 to February 5 ... more

11/09/2011   BOOK TWO NIGHTS IN VANCOUVER AND GET A $125 GIFT CARD

On the heels of Tourism Vancouver’s highly successful $125 Activities Gift Card promotion, the organization is adding a new component to the offer: a $125 Hudson’s Bay Company gift card to visitors who book a two-night stay through www.tourismvancouver.com/125. ... more

11/09/2011   “INVITE THE WORLD” TO VANCOUVER BY POSTCARD. YOU COULD WIN.

Invite the World, a new online campaign, entices Vancouverites to show their civic pride by sending personalized, virtual postcards to their friends and family, inspiring them to visit Vancouver. ... more

08/03/2011   CLIENT SURVEY RESULTS CONFIRM BESTCITIES’ APPEAL

In a recent survey of past clients conducted by the BestCities Global Alliance, almost 100 percent of respondents reported that their expectations were either matched or exceeded by the BestCities partner destination they worked with in the bidding, planning and execution of their event. ... more

06/29/2011   ONE WEEK LATER: OUTPOURING OF AFFECTION FOR VANCOUVER DOMINATES ONLINE SOCIAL SPACE

The instant and unsolicited efforts of so many Vancouverites to restore their city after it was blindsided by last week’s uncharacteristic melee has prompted an overwhelming response on social media. ... more

06/22/2011   TOURISM VANCOUVER ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tourism Vancouver has announced its new Board of Directors for 2011/2012. ... more

06/22/2011   TOURISM VANCOUVER UNVEILS ITS 2020 VISION FOR CITY

Tourism Vancouver’s outgoing chair James Terry declared that “Vancouver will be a World City by 2020” and that includes some ambitious infrastructure development that also ties in with the City of Vancouver’s green objectives. ... more

06/20/2011   A CITY ON THE MEND: THE TRUE SOUL OF VANCOUVER REVEALED

Tourism Partners with local business unveil social media hub 'This Is Our Vancouver.com' ... more

05/19/2011   VANCOUVER ONCE AGAIN RANKED TOP NORTH AMERICAN CITY FOR INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

Vancouver has yet again been ranked North America’s top destination for international meetings by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). ... more

04/29/2011   BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN TOWN STARTS MONDAY!

Monday, May 2nd marks the first day of Be A Tourist In Your Own Town, a month-long promotion that offers locals free tickets to many of Vancouver’s world-class visitor attractions. ... more

04/29/2011   WORLD’S LARGEST GATHERING OF RISK MANAGEMENT PRACTITIONERS TO MEET IN VANCOUVER FOR THE FIRST TIME

Over 10,000 risk management and insurance professionals from around the world will gather in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre from May 1 to 5 for the Risk and Insurance Management Society’s (RIMS) 2011 Annual Conference and Exhibition. ... more

04/19/2011   TOURISM VANCOUVER CELEBRATES VANCOUVER’S 125th ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL OFFER TO VISITORS

Tourism Vancouver is commemorating Vancouver’s 125th birthday by offering a $125 gift card to visitors who book a two-night stay, valid now until September 30, at participating hotels through www.tourismvancouver.com/125.* ... more

04/15/2011   ANTICIPATION RISING FOR BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN TOWN

In less than three weeks’ time, Tourism Vancouver and the region’s world-class visitor attractions will officially launch Be A Tourist In Your Own Town. ... more

03/28/2011   TOURISM VANCOUVER AND THE REGION’S WORLD-CLASS VISITOR ATTRACTIONS INVITE YOU TO BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN TOWN THIS MAY

This May, Tourism Vancouver and over 26 of Vancouver’s world-class visitor attractions are teaming up to celebrate Vancouver 125 with Be A Tourist In Your Own Town. ... more

03/14/2011   MAYOR PROCLAIMS MARCH 16 “BE A LOCAL HOST DAY”

Tourism Vancouver and Vancouver Convention Centre’s Be A Host program recognized by official City of Vancouver proclamation ... more

02/24/2011   VANCOUVER AGAIN TOPS ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT’S LIVEABILITY RANKINGS

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has once again named Vancouver as the world’s most liveable city. The organization’s Global Liveability Ranking reviewed 140 cities around the world on over 30 indicators grouped in five categories: stability, healthcare, education, infrastructure and culture/environment. ... more

02/23/2011   AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR DINE OUT VANCOUVER 2011

After tallying the votes, the results of the Dine Out Vancouver 2011 Best Bite Awards are in and Tourism Vancouver is proud to announce the following honourees. ... more

01/06/2011   DINE OUT VANCOUVER 2011™ RESTAURANTS REVEALED, RESERVATIONS OPEN

The list of 215 restaurants dishing up $18, $28 and $38 menus for Dine Out Vancouver 2011 was officially released today by Tourism Vancouver, kicking off reservations for the two-week dining festival that runs from Monday, January 24 to Sunday, February 6. ... more