Parkside Victoria Travel Blog
June 07, 2011
June 01, 2011
Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa was proud to be the founding sponsor and headquarters of the inaugural Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria, which took place on May 28, 2011.
Over 1,200 cyclists of all levels and abilities took part in this event, riding either the 90km route, lead by Olympian Simon Whitfield, or the 140km route, lead by Tour de France 7th place finisher Ryder Hesjedal and "Captain Canuck" Trevor Linden.
May 31, 2011
Social Media Camp is a two-day event this year, featuring speakers knowable in all things social media, from community engagement and political communications to social media for small business and virtual assistance.
We are proud to be a part of this fantastic event again. For more information and to buy tickets, please visit the event website.
May 24, 2011
Want to ride in the inaugural Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria this Saturday?
We've got one entry up for grabs!
Simply comment on this post and tell us where you love to ride your bike on Vancouver Island to enter to WIN free registration to either the 90km route, lead by Olympian Simon Whitfield and star mountain biker Andreas Hestler, or the 140km route, lead by local cycling phenom Ryder Hesjedal and 'Captain Canuck' Trevor Linden.
A random winner will be selected and contacted via email on Thursday, May 26th at 9 am.
May 19, 2011
Check out who made the cover of Hotelier Magazine!
Parkside's Director Jim Pearson and Hotel Operations Leader Trina White are featured on the cover of the May/June 2011 issue of Hotelier Magazine, Canadian's leading hotel publication.
Along with Jim and Trina appearing on the cover in the atrium gardens, Parkside is featured in the article "Dreaming Green" (which focuses on Parkside's eco-friendly initiatives) on page seven.
May 18, 2011
What better way to celebrate the Victoria Day long weekend than by spending it in the province's capital?
There are lots of fun activities to choose from this weekend, starting with Uno Fest: Canada's Singular Live Theatre Event, which kicks off on Thursday, May 19, 2011.
The festival, now in it's 14th year, puts an emphasis on fun and accessible theatre and is Canada's only festival dedicated to solo live performances.
May 11, 2011
On May 7, 2011, over 150 people attended the "Going Places" Art Show at Parkside, which featured works by Erica Messing, Jonathan Gleed and Shari Young.
May 10, 2011
The Wannawafel fundraiser/training event, which also took place on May 7th at Parkside, was a success as well!
May 06, 2011
Want to win tickets to EPIC, Western Canada's largest sustainable living expo, happening in Vancouver next weekend? We've got two pairs of tickets up for grabs!
How to enter:
1. Follow @parkside_vic on Twitter
2. Retweet one of following messages:
May 03, 2011
On Saturday, April 30, 2011, Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa extended this year's nationwide celebration of our planet by partnering with local businesses and organizations for our 2nd annual Earth Expo & Farmer's Market.
The event was fun and educational (and tasty!) for kids and adults alike, offering a glimpse into some of the creative ways Victoria is initiating eco-friendly practices.