Travel

Tourist-Tourist Rapport: SFU Expert on Why it Matters 

Booking a guided tour for your next vacation? Consider that getting along with the tourists you are co-traveling with—building tourist-tourist rapport— leads to more satisfying group experiences and that’s better for business, according to a new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University just published in one of the world’s top management journals.

International Pinot Noir Day, there is no better time to pour a glass and celebrate New Zealand’s leading red wine export.

Intense, expressive, and fruit-driven, the Pinot Noir grape has found a home in New Zealand, and this International Pinot Noir Day is the perfect time to celebrate this notoriously fickle grape. Wind the clock back 20 years and Pinot Noir was barely known, let alone grown, in New Zealand, but today it is the country’s leading red wine export, and 2nd largest export overall.

Tourist-Tourist Rapport: SFU Expert On Why It Matters

Booking a guided tour for your next vacation? Consider that getting along with the tourists you are co-traveling with—building tourist-tourist rapport— leads to more satisfying group experiences and that’s better for business, according to a new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University just published in one of the world’s top management journals.

Reminder to drive safely during the holiday season for essential travel

People should avoid all non-essential travel, follow COVID-19 safe travel guidelines if they must travel and stay with their immediate household or core bubble. The PHO reminds British Columbians to stay home if sick and to always use proper hand hygiene. Everyone can still have fun this winter, create new memories and enjoy the outdoors while remembering to be thoughtful and respectful.

8 Reasons to Rediscover Victoria

It’s easy to fall in love with Victoria (or rediscover why you fell so hard in the first place). Though our province’s capital has a sophisticated vibe to it, with its historic buildings and elegant gardens, the city has an easygoing feel—as breezy as the ocean air that whispers through the Inner Harbour. And, after a rather tense first half of 2020, doesn’t a laid-back escape to an old favorite sound enticing? 

2020 Vacation Destinations: The World is your oyster!

Picking your next vacation destination isn’t easy, but there’s a better way than tracing an atlas with your eyes shut, jabbing your finger and hoping! We’ve put together this list of some of the best travel destinations of 2020 that will give you some ideas about where to take your next trip.