Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Tourism

Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Tourism

April 21, 2008 12:05 ET

Special Eco-Travel Packages and Last Minute Deals Announced for Earth Week in Vancouver, Coast and Mountains

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2008) - Just in time for Earth Week, Vancouver Coast and Mountains Tourism has announced special rates on a wide range of ecotourism packages and last minute travel deals.

Travelers looking for ways to make their next Vancouver vacation eco-friendly will be inspired by the special deals on environmental trips and green travel at www.vcmbc.com. At Capilano Suspension Bridge - only 10 minutes from downtown Vancouver - visitors make their way across Vancouver's famous landmark in the heart of the West Coast rainforest. Visit the newest attraction, the award-winning Treetops Adventure, which offers a squirrel's eye view of a thriving coastal forest. In Whistler, eco adventure travelers can get back to nature on a guided bicycle tour of Whistler's famous mountain bike trails. Whistler Bike Guide Adventures carefully abides by the 'leave no trace' principle on their eco adventures, which are all led by experienced guides.

Visitors to www.vcmbc.com will also find low springtime fares on a variety of last minute deals. These special rates bring a whole new meaning to spring cleaning, as suppliers clear out exciting spring packages that feature everything from cheap hotels in Vancouver to ski discounts in Whistler. Book a two day getaway package at the Inn at False Creek for only $299. This charming boutique hotel is ideally located in downtown Vancouver. Or, experience the Bed and Breakfast package at the Ramada Inn and Suites Downtown Vancouver. Guests enjoy a restful night's sleep in a newly renovated guest room, followed by a full American breakfast for two the next morning.

Don't put those skis away just yet! April's the perfect time to hit the slopes on a last minute vacation. The Sundial Boutique Hotel is offering guests a free night's stay in Whistler: between April 1 and 30, 2008, stay three nights and receive the fourth night free. The last-minute spring skiing deal at the Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa is so good it'll have you calling in sick to work. Arrive on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday and receive 25% off the regular room rates for any stay of up to four nights. Guests also receive 25% off equipment rentals and a $20 towards merchandise at Summit Ski.

For travelers who want to escape the city, West Coast Wilderness Lodge Resort is an undiscovered jewel on BC's Sunshine Coast. The Lodge presents upscale accommodations, wilderness tours and dining in a laidback wilderness location nearby the famous Skookumchuck Rapids.

For more information about green travel and last minute deals in the Vancouver, Coast and Mountains region visit www.vcmbc.com or call 604-739-9011.

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT:
    Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Tourism
    Jennifer Rhyne - Director, Communications
    (604) 637-9046
    Email: jennifer@vcmbc.com