Archive for the category "hotels"

Chefs Across the Water with Lee Parsons of the Wedgewood Hotel

September 20th, 2012 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this week locals along with ferry and floatplane travellers gathered at Hastings House on the beautiful gulf island known as Salt Spring. The second event in the Chefs Across the Water dining series featured the culinary creations of Chef Lee Parsons of Vancouver’s Wedgewood Hotel and Spa. Chef Parsons along with Sous Chef Nathan […]

Marriott Residence Inn Vancouver Gets a Makeover

September 18th, 2012 @ 3:56pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Marriott Residence Inn in downtown Vancouver recently underwent a major design overhaul that lasted about 8 months. I’m asked often about hotel recommendations for downtown Vancouver so I was pleased to receive a tour of the remodeled property last month to preview the upgrades. Suited for extended stays (featuring full kitchens, laundry and grocery […]

BC Travel Tuesday Week 6: Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

August 28th, 2012 @ 2:37pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Travel Tuesday series concludes for another season as we’ve given away over $3500 worth of hotel stays and experiences for properties around BC. Thanks to everyone who entered and to my contest partner, Backyard BC. Featuring a variety of hotels and resorts located throughout the province, Backyard BC provides residents of British Columbia […]

BC Travel Tuesday Week 5: Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

August 21st, 2012 @ 3:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Travel Tuesday series has returned this summer as I partner up once again with Backyard BC to highlight properties and destinations around the province. We’re almost through our six week campaign with six different getaway packages for BC hotels this summer. Featuring a variety of hotels and resorts located throughout the province, Backyard […]

Westin Bayshore Pool Pass Giveaway

August 17th, 2012 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Westin Bayshore is one of Vancouver’s most iconic hotels. Jutting out from the downtown core, adjacent to Stanley Park and the Sea Wall, it offers 511 newly decorated (dog friendly) guest rooms fitness facilities, Vida Spa, dining, and plenty of local history. I’ve been to the Westin before for events like the Juno Awards […]