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  • B.C. Tourism Celebrates Excellence

      The British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA) and the Tourism Industry Association of British Columbia (TIABC) announced the winners of the 2023 B.C. Tourism and Hospitality Awards during the 2023 B.C. Tourism and Hospitality Conference Awards Gala, presented by Indigenous Tourism BC. “The winners and finalists of the 2023 BC Tourism and Hospitality Awards are a testament to the rich talent and hard work of those in the hospitality and tourism sector across our fair province. We are delighted to…

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    B.C. Tourism Awards Winners Revealed

      The British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA) and Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC) in partnership with Indigenous Tourism British Columbia have announced the winners of the 2022 BC Tourism & Hospitality Awards. The 2022 BC Tourism & Hospitality Awards recognize and celebrate excellence, leadership and innovation within British Columbia’s tourism and hospitality industry, showcasing the province’s most exceptional leaders and positive change-makers. The winners are: Accessibility Award Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association A non-profit organization working on the design and…

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    B.C. Business Events Receive Funding

      Business events and workforce support initiatives, such as hiring and retaining employees, in the tourism sector will receive more than $9.3 million over the next two years as part of B.C.’s Tourism Recovery Initiatives Action Plan. The Tourism Recovery Initiatives Action Plan is B.C.’s comprehensive plan to support the survival, recovery and growth of the sector. This action plan is part of government’s quick response to the Tourism Task Force’s recommendations that demonstrates continued commitment to the recovery and…

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  • Mandatory PCR Test Hurting Travel Industry

      Businesses in Vancouver’s travel and tourism industry are bracing – yet again – for booking cancellations and delayed recovery this winter season. Vancouver welcomed more than 11 million overnight visitors in 2019, contributing $14 billion in total revenues to the Metro Vancouver economy and supporting over 104,000 full-time jobs. By comparison, revenues fell by 70 per cent in 2020. As the largest Canadian city located on the West Coast, Vancouver is Canada’s gateway to the Pacific and the Far East – a critical…

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