Visit gardensbc.com and explore British Columbia’s exquisite Gardens
Victoria, BC, December 15, 2015 – Gardens British Columbia is pleased to launch its new website in partnership with Destination British Columbia. As an officially recognized tourism sector, it is estimated there are currently between 50 and 100 gardens throughout British Columbia that are active in marketing their experiences.
“We recognize that online communications is very important to garden visitors,” says Dave Cowen, President of Gardens British Columbia and General Manager for The Butchart Gardens. “We are very pleased to launch our new website, which allows for greater recognition of some of BC’s premier gardens and we will continue to look for fresh new ways to engage visitor’s and garden enthusiasts alike through our website and social media platforms.”
Highlights of Gardens British Columbia’s new site include:
The website project was funded jointly by Gardens BC and Destination British Columbia’s Experiences BC sector development program.
Garden enthusiasts, residents and visitors to British Columbia are encouraged browse the site at www.gardensbc.com to learn more about BC’s garden tourism experiences.
Gardens BC is a non-profit organization formed in 2008 to assist in promoting Garden Tourism throughout the region. Currently there are 11 member gardens and partners. Gardens BC is actively seeking new members and looking to expand the provincial directory on the website.
For more information contact:
Dale Ryan, Marketing Committee Co-chair, Gardens BC
Digital strategist, destination marketer, and garden tourism enthusiast, Scott can be found searching out the next offering on the BC Ale Trail or discovering something unique about a garden and then writing about it. Previously a digital marketer at The Butchart Gardens and Canada 150 Community Leader for the City of Colwood; he is a member of Garden Communicators International, sits on the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society | ビクトリア日系文化協会 board, and co-edits the Victoria NIKKEI FORUM, their bilingual Japanese-English newsletter. In his spare time he volunteers in his community of Colwood, at the Victoria Cool Aid Society, and recently accepted a position on the board of the Colwood Garden Society.