100 Mile House, the gateway to the Cariboo Chilcotin, has a long history of travellers stopping in on their way to other adventures but, the new Hustle and Flow mountain bike trail, has people stopping for a new reason. Thousands of people travelled the Cariboo Wagon Trail to the interior of the province hoping to find riches in the late...
Wells Gray tourism operators are facing an increasing level of uncertainty this tourism season not only due to COVID-19, but also due to a road washout and changing clientele demographics. Interior Whitewater Expeditions (IWE), an adventure tourism company who have been operating on the Clearwater River for 38 seasons, were unable to open for their spring runoff trips for the...
From the casual rider to the Olympic athlete, COVID-19 has affected the riding habits of most local mountain bikers as the riding season commences. But regardless of delayed trail openings, uncertain race schedules and social distancing restrictions, there is plenty of riding to be enjoyed, bolstered by a strong sense of support within the mountain biking community. Catharine Pendrel, three-time...
The village is quieter this summer as sweeping cancellations and travel restrictions hamper international bus tours which contribute to the bottom line of many local businesses.  As borders and ports were restricted and closed in the spring in reaction to the spread of COVID-19, operators began to cancel or alter their offerings, said Mike Macleod, director of sales and marketing...
Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Sun Peaks Resort pivot to support elopements, smaller weddings While this summer there may be fewer brides and grooms in Sun Peaks, 2021 will see a wedding season that is months longer than usual, says Kaitlyn Lamotte, wedding sales specialist for both the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Sun Peaks Resort LLP (SPR).  Lamote said the...