Chateau Victoria awarded for Outstanding Visitor Expereince by a US tour operator

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Many thanks to Sports and Leisure Vacations for recognizing us in their 2012 Outstanding Visitor Experience Awards.  The announcement appeared in the National Tour Association conference program for Orlando Florida. We are recognized along with 7 other North American hotels this year.  We are also very proud to see our city of Victoria awarded for Outstanding Visitor Experience.  It is this kind of recognition that keeps our destination top of mind with companies that can direct visitors our way and we appreciate the effort by Sports Leisure Vacations.


Another Successful Visit From Santa

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Both Mr. and Mrs Claus were in fine form as they arrived at Vista 18.  Their arrival raised the excitement in the room to a feverish level, fueled in part by the syrupy sweet breakfast donated by the hotel.   This has become a decade old annual tradition and continues to play a vital role to both families who enjoy contributing and to those who benefit from the giving in our community.

The Chateau Victoria hotel staff donate their time to serve, the hotel donates the food and many guests donate far more than the price of the meal to raise the much needed funds for the Times Colonist Christmas Fund.  Our suppliers, GFS foods and Oughtred Coffee also donated their products for this event.  This year $4,889.05 was raised by this event alone.  All funds stay in the community and go to families in need.  for more information on The TC Christmas Fund or to donate, click here.

12 days of Christmas

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We have officially rolled into December and we can show you a really wonderful tradition here in Victoria.  If you have never visisted the 12 days of Christmas, you might want to consider it for your list of fun things to do.  Have a look


So you want a taste of just what there is to do in Victoria?

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The Video is produced by CVV Magazine,  a local on line, arts and culture magazine that has won a Canadian Tourism Commission award for communicating all things Victoria to the world.