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  • The US and Canadian border closure has been extended to at least October 21, 2020
  • #VanCityCouncil approves motion on agenda item 5 – Extending Pop-Up Patios this Fall & Winter and Making Pop-Up Patios a Part of Every Summer in Vancouver, unanimously.
  • In today's Federal Government Throne Speech, the government has promised to extend the CEWS into 2021.

Hardest Hit National Campaign

Call to Action: Write a letter to your local Member of Parliament

Industry associations from the tourism, hospitality and live-event sectors are banding together to push Ottawa to extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy pandemic support program.
COVID-19 has hit small and medium-sized businesses hard. We need to protect people in sectors like hospitality, the arts, and tourism. Click below to tell your MP to protect hardworking Canadians! #HardestHit


ACTION REQUIRED: Vancouver Winter Product Inventory

Hello Tourism Vancouver Members! We are actively collecting information about available Vancouver Winter Product Inventory to be able to effectively market the destination to potential visitors.  For the purposes of this form, Winter is described as the period between November 1, 2020, to March 31, 2021. Please complete the following form to update us on your winter operation status.

Winter Status Update


Colour Time Printing Offers Tourism Support

Colour Time Printing has launched an initiative to support the tourism industry by offering an exchange of gift cards for print and design services. Discounts and exchanges up to 50% are available in the program, which runs until December 31st. Colour Time is a full-service print provider to the Tourism industry and manufactures a wide range of printing products — signage, decals, banners, marketing collateral, and more.

Contact to Apply


Tourism Vancouver's 117th Annual General Meeting

Save the date:

October 29, 2020 | 4:00pm- 5:00pm PST | Hybrid: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver / Virtual Live Stream


Destination BC Resources

Digital marketing webinars:

Promotional toolkit:

The toolkit includes descriptions of programs and content that you may wish to use to promote to your tourism businesses and interested parties, including email, newsletter and social media posts. 

Promotional Toolkit

Meetings & Conventions – A Fresh Perspective on Engagement

MPI British Columbia Chapter - September Schmooze
September 24, 2020 | 4:30pm- 6:30pm PST | Hybrid: Vancouver Convention Centre / Virtual
September Schmooze will welcome 50 in-person attendees for a safe, physically distanced experience at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. Celebrating the successes of the past year, September Schmooze will open with the MPI BC 2019-2020 Excellence Awards. Dave Gazley, Tourism Vancouver, is a representative on the panel.  Owen Chiu is also attending on behalf of Tourism Vancouver.


SITE Young Leaders Conference
September 28 - 30, 2020 | Virtual 
Young Leaders are courageously facing a world that is unlike it was six months ago, with an incentive travel landscape vastly different than it was, and will be changed forever. These three very important days will take you on a hero's journey as you discover your inner pioneer spirit, and get ready to navigate what is next. You will learn from mentors, test some of the coolest new eventtech and have live discussions with SITE Board members where you can ask anything about life and career. Day three will bring sessions full of live dialogue where you have a chance to take the mic, share your ideas, reflect on what you have learned and leave with transformative thinking. Be present! Owen Chiu will be attending on behalf of Tourism Vancouver.


PCMA Canada East Chapter – Destination Download

September 29, 2020 | 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT | Virtual
A Panel of DMO's from across Canada giving a high level overview of current and re-opening steps, safety protocols and special offers available in their region. Michelle Taylor, Tourism Vancouver, is a representative on the panel.

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