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November 30: Cities in Sync wins TIAC Marriott International Innovator of the Year Award

November 23: Crystal Garden reaches tenth anniversary as event space

November 19: 2018 Canadian Innovation Conference kicks off in Victoria

November 15: Capital City Comic Con 2019 tickets on sale

October 2: Greater Victoria announced as host city for 2021 55+ Games

September 4: Tourism Victoria announces brand refresh and trading name change

August 17: Tourism Victoria, Capital Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable partner on Flavour Trails program

August 10: Greater Victoria named one of the friendliest cities in the world

June 21: Pacific Rim Basketball Classic tips off in Greater Victoria

June 1: Tourism Victoria hosts Travel Media Association of Canada Conference

May 29: Tourism Victoria makes donation for salmon enhancement to mark Tourism Week

April 27: Mike Murphy and Hugh MacDonald awarded for contributions to Greater Victoria tourism sector

April 16: Keith Wells announced as Executive Director, Sport Tourism

April 5: Tourism Victoria and WestJet announce Partnership Marketing Agreement

March 15: Victoria Flower Count ends with over 3.4 billion blossoms counted

March 15: Capital City Comic Con kicks off in Victoria

March 5: Tourism Victoria announces Miranda Ji as winner of 2018 Smart Women in Meetings Award

March 1: 43rd Annual Flower Count set to launch March 7th–14th

February 21: Tourism Victoria launches 2018 Business Plan

February 13: New sport tourism organization for Greater Victoria 


December 29: Tourism Victoria announces 2018 Board of Directors

December 14: Prince of Whales makes a splash with new state-of-the-art ship to help reduce noise and environmental footprint

December 7: Air North, Yukon’s airline adds Victoria, BC to expanding route network (Air North news release)

December 1: Victoria International Airport to welcome new non-stop service to Montreal (Victoria Airport Authority news release)

November 14: Tourism Victoria announces Denise Jury as key-market GSA

November 13: Tourism Victoria helping showcase our region to global travel industry buyers

October 17: Victoria takes its place among world’s great small cities

October 11: Capital City Comic Con establishes major new event for Victoria

October 5: New era begins for Victoria's famous double deckers

August 31: Tourism Victoria names Miranda Ji as Vice-President of Sales, Victoria Conference Centre and Business Events Victoria

August 11: Rolling Stone features Victoria music scene, Rifflandia Festival

August 3: Victoria among top 10 rising stars for meetings and conferences

June 21: Travel agents rank Victoria top five among Canadian cities

June 16: BC's Largest Whale Watching Company Launches Ultimate Day Tour with Salish Sea Dream

May 29: Tourism Week celebrates vital economic sector

May 5: Mr. Floatie to retire today in Seattle

April 28: Tourism Victoria 2017 AGM and award winners

April 11: LGBTQ ad-campaign ‘Love is Welcome

Here' wins gold at Hermes Awards

March 31: Tourism Victoria's new CMO brings international marketing expertise

March 14: Flower count wraps up; Colwood named Bloomingest Community

February 21: Victoria hosts BC Tourism Industry

February 20: Flower count kicks off March 6

  1. February 6: Feb. 16 gala kicks off Dine Around

February 2: Victoria, Saskatoon and St. John's collaborate to boost tourism

January 31: Final numbers confirm tourism terrific in 2016


December 22, 2016: Tourism Victoria announces 2017 Board of Directors

December 2, 2016: Victoria tourism operators win national awards

November 25, 2016: Tourism Victoria announces Dennis Turpin, Sales Manager, Business Events Victoria

November 24, 2016: Major travel business conference awarded to Victoria

October 20, 2016: Victoria's tourism sector receives high-profile global accolade

October 12, 2016: New direction for major events in Victoria

October 1, 2016: Canada's haunted capital gets dressed up for October

September 12, 2016: Tourism Victoria announces Miranda Ji as Director of Sales, Victoria Conference Centre and Business Events Victoria

July 11, 2016: Historic agreement finalized between City of Victoria and Tourism Victoria

May 29, 2016: Unexpected stories part of Tourism Week celebrations

May 16, 2016: Artishow 2016 animates Victoria with displays of fine art

April 22, 2016: Tourism Victoria award winners announced at AGM

April 4, 2016: Tourism Victoria promotes Idea Capital to meeting planners in Ontario

January 14, 2016: Tourism Victoria Announces 2016 Board of Directors

January 8, 2016: Southern Gulf Islands Makes New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2016

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