Congratulations to all 14,129 Tourism Challenge participants who made well over 211,935 visits to attractions,  explored our neighbourhoods, at least 14,129 times, and earned their 2019 Privilege Passes!   

And a special congratulations to our lucky winners!

40 Something:

Grand Prize Winner of the  Rocky Mountaineer Vacation – Trip for two to Banff – Winner: Jihee   – The Burrard 

30 Something Winners:

Arts Club Theatre Company  Winner: Amy   – Jade Tours 

Hostelling International – 2 Lifetime Memberships Winner:  Xenia   – Best Western Plus Chateau Granville 

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing - Victoria Day Trip Winner: Anna   Discover Holidays

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing - Whistler Day Trip Winner: Jaswinder   Parq Vancouver Hotel 

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing – Whistler Day Trip Winner: Marlaina   – Vancouver Aquarium 

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing -  Hop on Hop Off    Winner: Andrea   – Bard on the Beach 

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing -  Hop on Hop Off    Winner: Danna   Rocky Mountaineer 

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing -  Hop on Hop Off    Winner:  Donna   – Commercial Drive BIA 

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing - Hop on Hop Off   Winner: Winnie – Hastings Race Course 

Vancouver Aquarium Animal Encounter  Winner: Tracey -Bard on the Beach 

Bard on the Beach 2 tickets to both Main Stage Shows Winner: Nastassja   – Tourism Vancouver 

Bard on the Beach 2 tickets to both Main Stage Shows  Winner: Rebecca   – Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 

Rockwood Adventures Rainforest Tour for 6   - Winner: Victoria – VSO   

Outback Team Building Adventure for 15  Winner:  Amber   – Flyover Canada 

Canadian Outback River Rafting - Winner:  Kiera Saraikin – Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra series subscription for 2  Winner: Cassandre   – Rosewood Hotel Georgia 

Via Rail Return Adventure to Jasper   Winner: Adelina  – Silvia Hotel 

Prince of Whales Whale Watching Tour  Winner: Kyle  – Destination BC 

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing – A Tour for All Seasons  Winner: Mariel – The Loden

Landsea Tours – Sea to Sky Day Tour   Winner: Yoko   – Canadian Co Co Tours  

Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tours  Private Tour  Winner:

Craig  – Westin Grand 

Tsawwassen Mills Gift Card  Winner:  - Guy  – UBC Botanical Gardens 

WestJet Airline Tickets Winner: Brad  – Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver 

Indigenous Tourism Pamela Baker Pendant Winner: Youyoung   – Hyatt Regency 

Indigenous Tourism – Pamela Baker Pendant Winner - Lisa   – Canadian Outback Rafting  

Indigenous Tourism Pamela Baker Pendant Winner: Frank Mandin – Fairmont Pacific Rim 

Harbour Air Flights Winner:  Myrna Ziola – Van Dusen Garden 

Helijet Flights Winnner:  David  – Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 

Sea to Sky Air  Winner: Lubia  – Westin Bayshore 

Vancouver Whale Watch Tour  Winner: Serge   Sheraton Vancouver Airport  

Britannia Mine Museum Private Showing of BOOM! For 20!  Winner: Ann   Hotel Vancouver 

Cycle City Tours – Full Day e Bike Rental for 6 – Mapisa   Harbour Air 

Xiamen Airlines – one Business class flight- Cristina  Hostelling International Canada 

Air North – Round Trip for two Vancouver to Whitehorse  Roy  Vancouver Convention Centre

20 Something Winners:

Vancouver Mysteries for 5  Winner: Josephine -Burnaby Village Museum 

Vancouver Photowalks  Winner: Mathura – Richmond Oval 

Forbidden Vancouver Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour for Two Winner: Georgian   Tourism Vancouver 

Tours By Locals $250 Gift Card – valid all over the world!    Winner: Ronald - Vancouver Convention Centre  

Capilano Group Gift Bag Winner: Betsy  - UBC Botanical Garden 

V2V Return Travel for Two Winner: Belle Margrie - Capilano Group

Pacific Coach Travel Services – Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour  Winner: Chao   Super Vacation 

Burnaby Village Museum Adventure Pack  - Winner: Tamires Fairmont Pacific Rim 

Cantrail Coach Lines round trip Vancouver Seattle  - Winner: Lucy   BC Sports Hall of Fame 

Lonsdale Quay Hotel Breakfast in Bed one night stay  Winner: Karen  MOA 

Lulu Island Winery Tour for Four Winner:  Nicholas   Cambie Village BIA  

BC Ferries Main Route for car and two passengers Winner:     Rania   Cambie Village BIA

Gray Line Westcoast Electric Boat Harbour Tour – Winner: Maria  – Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel  

Yes Cycle E bike for 2 for the day Winner: Cristian – VSO 

Vancouver Opera two tickets Winner: Kumi   Van Dusen Gardens  

Coast Hotel Gift Card Winner: Katelyn   Vancouver Fraser Port Authority 

Burnaby Art Gallery Bag of Goodies  Winner: Jeremy  Vancouver Airport Marriott

Best Western Sands Hotel one night and dinner!  Winner:  Rose Oceanwise 

Vancouver Water Adventures Kayak or SUP  Winner: Jennifer Cantop Tours & Travel 

International Stage Lines – Everything Wine Gift Cards Winner: Nathan  Element Vancouver Metrotown 

Accent Inns Gift Card for anywhere in BC   Winner: Gabriel The Listel Hotel 

A Night at The Burrard Winner: Yuka Kintetsu International Express

Atrium Inn Gift Card Winner: Ting China Eastern Airlines 


Put a little effort in and the TOURISM CHALLENGE PRIVILEGE PASS is yours


Earn 20 STAMPS* and you’ll receive 10 months of admissions, special dining offers and other bonuses from our partners.

15 STAMPS must be from attractions and TWO STAMPS MUST BE FROM A NEIGHBOURHOOD – plus you’ll get a chance to win some great prizes

A little more effort – 30 STAMPS – will get you an opportunity to win weekend getaways, season’s tickets to cultural events and big adventure

Maximum effort – 40 STAMPS – puts you in the top draw as well as being entered in the draws for the other prizes. One lucky winner will enjoy a spectacular two-day, all-daylight Rocky Mountaineer rail journey from Vancouver to Banff.

*STAMPS are only awarded from attraction and neighbourhood partners if you take the time to experience them and complete their requirements. Hotels will provide a stamp when you enjoy a benefit or without a purchase and a second stamp if you spend a night!