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Alberni Valley Visitors Centre

In recent years the Alberni Valley has been significantly impacted by the decline of the resource sector and has recognized the need to diversify its local economy.  As the gateway to the Pacific Rim, more than 700,000 tourists pass through the community on their way to Tofino and Ucluelet, but too few were stopping to… Continue reading Alberni Valley Visitors Centre

Northfield Rotary Park Visitor Information Kiosk

The construction of the new freeway on Vancouver Island has significantly changed travel patterns through the City of Nanaimo.  An outdated visitor information centre located on the ‘old’ Island highway was being bypassed by visitors not driving directly into Nanaimo. Nanaimo is a favorite RV Destination, and building a new centre on the main highway route will enable… Continue reading Northfield Rotary Park Visitor Information Kiosk

Sunshine Coast Visitor Information Park

During the summer months, the traffic coming off the Langdale Ferrry and making its way to Sunshine Coast destinations can be as high as 16,640 vehicles per day.  The area had little direction signage and no proper visitor orientation area, services or amenities.  This led to a poor first impression and the loss of opportunity… Continue reading Sunshine Coast Visitor Information Park

Cowichan Regional Visitor Centre

Tourism is an integral part of the Cowichan Valley’s economy, however, the existing Visitor Information Centre was small, outdated and not well located or visible to the traveling public.  Studies have shown that interaction with Visitor Centre staff has positive impacts on length of stay, likelihood of return visits, and total visitor spending in a… Continue reading Cowichan Regional Visitor Centre

Cortes Island Visitor Kiosk

Cortes Island has a thriving summer tourism industry, attracting visitors looking to explore dozens of hiking trails, viewpoints, and beaches. However, with no “gateway” for arrivals, and limited signage, the opportunity to market activities and services to visitors was not being optimized. Cortes Island Business and Tourism group designed and built a unique mobile visitor… Continue reading Cortes Island Visitor Kiosk

ICET Announces Funding for the Kelsey Bay Wharf Improvement Project – December 1, 2010

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ICET Announces Funding for Fanny Bay Harbour Loading Ramps Project

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ICET Legislative Review Report Released

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ICET Strategic Plan 2011-2013

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