Drawing tourists year round the goal of Oceanside Tourism officials
15 hours ago
OCEANSIDE -- There were a lot of tourists in the Oceanside area in 2017. As is usually the case, the majority visit in the summer months. Parksville-Qualicum Beach Tourism officials say the challenge is getting people to come back in off-peak periods. Executive-director Blain Sepos says they will soon be talking...
Impressive tourism numbers for Oceanside in 2017
Jan 18, 2018
OCEANSIDE -- 2017 was a big year for tourism in Oceanside with a lot to brag about. Through the end of November, there was a 12 per cent increase in accommodation revenue from 2016. Blaine Sepos executive-director with Parksville-Qualicum Beach tourism says that number gest spread to other areas like restaurants and...
Mid-Island filmed series back for season number three
Jan 17, 2018
OCEANSIDE – The television series 'Chesapeake Shores' is returning to film in Parksville-Qualicum Beach for a third season. The show has been a ratings smash for the U-S based cable network, the Hallmark Channel, since it first went to air in 2016. The show has provided hundreds of jobs across the mid-Island. Jacqui...