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Fall presents an ideal time to get out and explore, with mild temperatures for hiking, biking and paddling, an inspired food and beverage scene, and plenty of activities for all ages.

Nanaimo Airport: Your gateway to Central Vancouver Island and beyond

Renowned for its enjoyable year-round climate, exceptional outdoor recreation opportunities and an…

 

Discover British Columbia this fall … via the Explore BC IPA!

Destination BC brews up partnership with BC Ale Trail and 6 BC breweries for the Explore BC IPA

 

Air travel rebound is not yet on the radar, border services passenger numbers show

The Canada-U.S. land border closure has been extended until at least Oct. 21

 

Vancouver Island sailor stranded in U.S. hospital after suffering massive stroke at sea

Oak Bay man was attempting to circumnavigate the world solo

Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp

Tool helps travellers identify tourism experiences that meet health and safety protocols

Bear tales: A grizzly adventure of a lifetime!

Journey to the Great Bear Rainforest

  • Aug 14, 2020

3 New Ways to Explore Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky

See familiar places with fresh eyes

  • Jul 13, 2020

Rediscover Coastal Culture and Wild Landscapes on BC’s West Coast

No matter how many times you experience it, the dramatic coastal scenery stirs the soul

  • Jul 13, 2020

B.C. reopening travel not sitting well with several First Nations

A number of safety conditions have yet to be met Indigenous leaders maintain

COVID-19 cancelled their wedding plans, so they married on a B.C. mountaintop

Ceremony was live streamed to friends and family around the world

  • May 29, 2020

Discover Saysutshun/Newcastle Island

Heritage and natural beauty, off Nanaimo’s shore

  • Apr 24, 2020

History on display in Nanaimo

Discover the historic old town and fascinating museums

  • Apr 24, 2020

Discover Ladysmith

History, arts and world-class outdoor recreational opportunities

  • Apr 22, 2020

Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service

Many Canadian carriers are offering customers flights rebookings or travel vouchers — but not refunds

Cheap fares luring travellers to fly despite coronavirus pandemic

Airlines are seeing bookings plummet and cancellations

Thinking of travelling? Your insurance policy might not cover COVID-19

BCAA, TuGo both not covering coronavirus-related claims

Planned 24-hour closure looms for Tofino-Ucluelet highway

Highway 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23

UPDATED: Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after 24-hour closure

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23.

UPDATED: Mayors call for ‘calmness’ as highway rockslide cuts Tofino, Ucluelet off from supplies

Ministry of transportation expects to open road for “essential travel only” from noon-8 p.m. Friday.