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While it’s tempting to jump on the quickest deal or all-inclusive mega-resort experience, Indigenous Tourism BC has an abundance of intentional travel experiences that aim to enrich, educate and inspire. Intentional travel strives to balance tourism’s social and environmental Indigenous travel experiences with intention Journeys impacts, while raising awareness of experiences that restore and rebuild […]

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Pacific Coastal Airlines History Timeline Pacific Coastal Airlines was founded by Daryl Smith 35 years ago. The truck logger in Bella Coola, a small community on the central coast of British Columbia, decided to get a pilot’s license and purchased a small seaplane to make it easier to get in and out of remote camps. […]

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View full-photo album here It was a great day! More than one hundred and fifty golfers and sponsors from across British Columbia and Canada, with some from as far away as Dallas, came together to raise a record amount of money for local charities at Pacific Coastal Airlines’ 28th Memorial Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, […]

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We could write a whole book on Daryl Smith’s story, his experience in the aviation industry, and the many beautiful memories from all the people he has influenced in his life. We’re fortunate that Daryl knew his story needed to be shared and had a book, “A Pilot’s Journey Log” written by local writer Jack […]

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The holiday season is here! We are sharing some of our tips and reminders to help reduce any stress and ensure that your travel experience is safe and seamless this year.   Travel Preparation As it may have a while since you travelled, check your passport or Government-issued ID to make sure it has not […]

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Predictions for British Columbia’s 2021-22 ski season can be summed up in two words: La Niña. The weather phenomenon will play a key role in the province’s weather pattern this winter, and that’s good news for skiers and shredders. During a La Niña, sea surface temperatures in the open waters of the Pacific Ocean near […]

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Planning a trip during the crisp, less-crowded season of fall unveils one of the best times for hiking, biking and other outdoor pursuits, including all the flavours of the fall harvest. As the heat of the summer season subsides and the crowds decrease, it’s the perfect time to visit the Comox Valley. Here’s our guide […]

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Add this sunshine city to your bucket list! Did you know that Environment Canada reports Cranbrook as having the most sunshine hours of any city in BC? It’s a golfers paradise, an adventure playground for the outdoor enthusiast and a foodies delight with an impressive variety of cuisine. Visit Cranbrook – the base camp to […]

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There are so many beautiful places to stay in British Columbia and for your next visit, we suggest to stay at an Indigenous-owned accommodation that celebrates Indigenous culture and community. Here is a list of Indigenous-owned accommodations in the destinations that we serve.   Indigenous Tourism BC Indigenous Tourism BC is your go-to site to […]

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We are excited to introduce our improved internet booking engine and new Apple/Google wallet electronic boarding passes for a quicker and more convenient online customer experience.   The new internet booking engine offers a simplified and modern aesthetic look that formats to mobile, tablet, and desktop devices allowing for easy navigation. The flight search has […]

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