Tourism

Hope’s visitor centre re-opens, as tourism revs up in the area

Visitor centre, area tourism businesses open doors as B.C. travel allowed by provincial government

 

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

 

95-site RV camping to be built in Manning Park

RV park one of first to be built in a provincial park

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

VIDEO: YouTube series explores Dinotown history

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

Manning Park Resort re-opens after two-and-a-half month shutdown

Camping and day-use is already open in the provincial park as of June 1

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

Hope: This rugged park is a famous movie set

The Othello Tunnels area has a deep connection to the entertainment industry

Manning Park: This is one of B.C.’s most-popular destinations

Climate and geography make this an all-season recreation area.

Discover Hope

Fraser Valley town is known as a day-trippers paradise

  • Apr 22, 2020

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

UPDATE: Harrison Hot Springs declares state of emergency, officially closed to visitors

Village announcement and open letter from residents express concern for community amid COVID-19

Brave these exhilarating whitewater rapids in Hope, BC

The story of British Columbia cannot be told without the story of…

  • Mar 20, 2020

Do you love stargazing? The Dark Sky Highway is a must.

How about the peace and quiet of the outdoors? Then the Dark…

  • Mar 20, 2020

Tourism taking a hit in Hope with pandemic arrival

Businesses adjusting to changing needs of the community due to COVID-19