The offers detailed below are the current opportunities, partnered through Vancouver Island North Tourism (VINT). The total cost of the programs listed below are either partially or fully paid by Vancouver Island North Tourism meaning the remaining cost, if any, is greatly reduced for the participating stakeholders. This may allow stakeholders to be represented where it would have otherwise been cost prohibitive.
Over 140 North Island tourism businesses have stretched their marketing dollars farther by taking advantage of the cooperative opportunities offered through Vancouver Island North Tourism. The following programs are now available for you to get involved!
See the full annual marketing plan for Vancouver Island North Tourism…


Facebook Cooperative Campaign


Campaign will focus on generating interest in the region, driving leads to participating stakeholders, and increasing overnight visitation through Facebook image, carousel, slideshow and video ads. Facebook ads will direct to a landing page with a grid of participating stakeholders.

Flight One, in-market: $588
Flight Two, fall getaway: $882
Flight Three, summer 2019: $882

Facebook Cooperative Campaign Info Sheet & Ad Agreement…

Vancouver Island North 2019 Explorer Guide – SOLD OUT

The official guide to the Vancouver Island North region. Produced annually in partnership between the North Island Gazette and Vancouver Island North Tourism. 62,500 copies printed. 38,000 guidesdelivered between May and October through our distribution agent to locations on Vancouver Island, BC Ferries and select locations in the lower mainland. Over 13,000 copies distributed through fulfillment on the GoBrochures online ordering system which serves Visitor Centres, Chambers of Commerce, and other tourist service locations in BC and Alberta. Delivered to over 250+ individual visitors from Canada, the US and around the world, who directly requested a copy of the guide through completion of an online request form.

1/8 Page $329  1/4 Page $599  1/2 Page $1,050  Full Page $1,699
Outside back cover $2,499  Inside front cover $2,175  Double page spread $3,100  Map sponsor $439

Booking Deadline: October 19, 2018

Vancouver Island North 2019 Explorer Guide Ad Info Sheet…

Vancouver Island North 2019 Explorer Guide Advertising Agreement…

Pacific Yachting Magazine Print & Digital Cooperative Ad: January 2019 Issue – SOLD OUT

Large formatted full-page ad space with cooperative stakeholder advertising in the January 2019 issue of Pacific Yachting Vancouver & Seattle Boat Show special issue.

Stakeholder Rate: $640

Booking Deadline: November 12, 2018

2019 – Pacific Yachting Campaign Info Sheet & Ad Agreement

BC Magazine Print & Digital Cooperative Ad: Spring 2019 Issue – SOLD OUT

A full-page, cooperative stakeholder advertisement will be developed with a feature print article specific to the Vancouver Island North region. Print/Digital bundle includes E-Newsletter, Social Media Push and Direct Links within featured print.

Stakeholder Rate: $1,975

Booking Deadline: December 21, 2018

2019 BC Magazine Campaign Ad agreement & Info sheet

2018 – Trail App Cooperative Ad

Placement of a location pin for your business on the Vancouver Island North Tourism Trail Guide web and mobile applications with a link to your website or address listing.

Stakeholder Rate: $199

Booking Deadline: Ongoing

Contact Gaby Wickstrom at or call 250 902 9115

2018- Trail App Cooperative Info Sheet & Ad Agreement

2019 Westjet Cooperative Campaign – SOLD OUT

The Vancouver Island North Tourism cooperative advertisement will be placed near a feature article specific to the region & also include direct stakeholder links in the online edition. Add-on option to be a Feature Partner in Westjet’s weekly e-newsletter.

Stakeholder Rate: $1,064 Print
Add-on weekly e-newsletter Feature Partner $288

Booking Deadline: January 11, 2019

2019 Westjet Cooperative Campaign Ad agreement & Info Sheet

Global TV Cooperative Ad Campaign

Take advantage of some of the best rates ever and align your market timing with Tourism Vancouver Island’s 2018 launch and run of the “Find Your Element” ad campaign.Start any Monday and run for two consecutive weeks with your choice of markets – BC only, Alberta only, or BC & Alberta combined.

Stakeholder Rate: $4,447 – Only Two Opportunities Available

Booking Deadline: January 18, 2019

2019 Global TV Campaign Info Sheet & Ad Agreement

Microsite Display Ad

The official destination microsite for the Vancouver Island North region has been designed to inspire visitors to learn more and plan their dream trip.  Suggested itineraries are provided based on travel interest themes to give visitors ideas on how they could put together a trip that is focused on their most desired activities.

The microsite will be promoted through the following channels:

 Print advertising & publications

  • BC Magazine
  • Regional Recreation Map
  • Regional Explorer Guide
  • Tourism Vancouver Island Touring & Exploring Guide
  • Social Media Channels
  • Search engine marketing
  • Television advertising

Display Ad – $249 Annually

Book your spot now!

Microsite Advertising Info Sheet & Ad Agreement 

Order Vancouver Island North Recreation Maps

Vancouver Island North Tourism produces a recreation map on a two-year print cycle. The fourth-edition, printed in 2017, is currently available. If you would like copies for your location, please email your requested quantity (bundled in 50s), and the delivery address to
There is no charge for ordering or delivery of recreation maps.

 Tell Us Your Story

We want your stories for the Vancouver Island North website, so we’re making it easier than ever to share stories about the people and places you’re passionate about. By telling your story, it personalizes the experience and connects readers to the content. There is no cost involved for your story to be shared in our blog so why not get the word out?
Full details on how to submit your story…

Website Listings

Complimentary listing: FREE, Enhanced listing: $95

Get your business listed on the regional tourism website. Complimentary and Enhanced options available.
Full website listing details…

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