One of the Pacific North West’s best holiday getaway ideas is the Circle Tour. This is either a self-drive, cycling trip or formal bus tour that allows you to visit beautiful Victoria BC, the Olympic Peninsula, Puget Sound and Vancouver BC. Whether you start in Canada or the United States, by making this complete circle you have the opportunity to see some of the most diverse and exciting scenery the Northwest has to offer. (more…)
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21 Billion Blooms in 2010
Victoria, B.C. – The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Butchart Gardens and Tourism Victoria have once again teamed up to record the scene at one of the World’s best Bloomin’ cities. The total number of blooms counted in the Annual Greater Victoria Flower Count was 21,691,666,716. Oak Bay was the leading Municipality with over 14 billion blooms followed by Victoria with almost 5 billion blooms. The winning class was Ms L Westby’s class from Willows Elementary and they win a trip to Butchart Gardens.
Greater Victoria is one of the best places on the planet to live work and play. The annual flower count is a testament to the wonderful climate and community spirit. Truly a gold medal performance by Mother Nature this year! (more…)
VICTORIA FLOWER COUNT 2010 PARTICIPATION BY VISITORS AND LOCALS ENHANCED BY THE BUTCHART GARDENS’ COUNTING PLAN
Victoria, BC – As lead financial sponsor in the Victoria Flower Count for 2010, The Butchart Gardens welcomes the opportunity to have visitors to The Gardens participate in the flower count from February 25th to March 3rd. A map and counting sheet will be available at the Admission Gate and Info Centre each day indicating which garden area is to be counted. The gardens have been divided into seven sections to allow one area to be counted per day. (more…)
ACCENT INN OFFERS “COOL AID” TO HELP BEAT THE HEAT
VICTORIA, B.C. (July 28, 2009)-When the summer heat hits B.C. not everyone is prepared to deal with it, but Accent Inns is at the ready with air conditioned rooms and fun packages that will have guests cooling everything but their heels.
The Hyak River Rafting Package is a thrilling four and half hour ride for two on the Chilliwack River that includes a riverside buffet lunch, wetsuits, changing facilities, hot (or cold showers), a night at the Accent Inn – Vancouver Airport hotel and transportation to Chilliwack. The package rate is CDN $424 includes taxes and is valid from now until September 27, 2009
The Whales and Gardens Package has Accent Inn guests cooling down while they enjoy two of the hottest tickets in Victoria – whale watching and a scenic tour of Butchart Gardens with Prince of Whales, whale watching and eco-adventure company. Chill out with a two and half hour whale watching trip on a comfortable 42 foot vessel before being dropped off at the Butchart Gardens for a leisurely stroll. Top off the day with a comfortable sleep in an air conditioned room at the Victoria Accent Inn. The package rate is CDN $348 includes taxes and is valid from now until September 7, 2009.
For more information please visit www.accentinns.com/packages/adventure.htm.
To book reservations call 1-800-663-0298 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for the Hyak or Whales & Garden Package.
About Accent Inns: The award-winning Accent Inns is a family-owned and operated company based in Victoria, British Columbia, with hotels located in Victoria, Richmond, Burnaby, Kelowna and Kamloops. All Accent Inns are rated 3 1/2 stars and have developed a reputation for their accent on quality, reasonable rates and excellent service.
For further information:
John Espley, Business Development Manager, Accent Inns, Victoria BC ph: 250-360-1511, email: email@example.com