Vancouver chosen to host FIFA World Cup 2026 games as part of North American bid

BC Place will host the games in Vancouver, with a guarantee of a new grass playing surface. Other venues across the province will host training camps in the lead up to the summer event four years from now.

The 2022 Event Trends Report

The survey reveals certain trends that you’ll want to keep an eye on. Discover what’s getting people excited to gather in person, which kinds of virtual events are most successful, and more.

COVID-19 Guidance for Travellers

February 9, 2022 – Destination Canada is committed to providing accurate resources and information for travellers in Canada. We have curated reputable links to sites about COVID-19 below, so you can easily access the resources you need to make informed travel decisions.

All hail the 15‑Minute City: how Regus is helping to make local living a reality

November 1, 2021 – The 15-Minute City theory is the brainchild of Professor Carlos Moreno, who is based at the Sorbonne in Paris. Based on Moreno’s theory of four pillars – proximity, diversity, density and ubiquity – it’s about redesigning towns and cities so they function as neighbourhoods that work around basic human needs.

The Top 5 Cities in Canada

September 8, 2021 – Canada’s natural beauty is well-known: this is the land of polar bears, temperate coastal rain forests, and stunning ski mountains. But its cities — some soaring with glass and steel, some holding on to old-world cobblestones — offer excitement and charm, too.

Major events and celebrations

Show your pride for Canada by participating in one of these major events and celebrations.

COVID-19 vaccinated travellers entering Canada

August 9, 2021 – Fully vaccinated foreign nationals will be allowed to enter Canada for discretionary travel on specific dates: August 9, 2021 and September 7, 2021. Find out the details!

How virtual tourism can rebuild travel for a post-pandemic world

May 21, 2021 – Virtual tourism could help the industry reopen post-pandemic and support the well being of travellers and local businesses reliant on the tourist economy.

Are ‘wildest times’ ahead for urban nightlife?

May 5, 2021 – Special Report: Recovery will be slow but exuberant for clubs and bars, industry experts forecast.
January 8, 2021 – Event professionals will remember 2020 as a year that redefined the industry forever. The new safety concerns, the rise of virtual events. As a result, the landscape for 2021 is profoundly changed.

Social activity can be good for mental health

October 28, 2020 – We know having friends is generally good for your happiness and mental well-being. Likewise, keeping socially active and engaging in formal social activities like volunteering has been linked to better mental health.

If we love our cities, we’ll make better decisions about their future after the COVID-19

July 14, 2020 – It’s the most famous city slogan in the world: I Love New York. And yet, surprisingly, love doesn’t seem to play a part in how urban planners build cities. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the future for cities looks dire.

5 Reasons You Need to Become a Tourist in Your Own City

October 1, 2019 – Beautiful inspiring article about benefits of exploring your homecity, or the city you have been living in for many years. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should explore more your own city or country…