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….


Vancouver Island North 2020 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 guides delivered 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 $299 1/4 Page $549 1/2 Page $1,000 Full Page $1,675
Outside back cover $2,450 Inside front cover $2,125 Double page spread $3,050 Map sponsor $399

Booking Deadline: SOLD OUT

Vancouver Island North 2020 Explorer Guide Ad Info Sheet
Vancouver Island North 2020 Explorer Guide Advertising Agreement


2019 – 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 Natalie Stewart at natalie@vancouverislandnorth.ca or call 250 902 9115

2018- Trail App Cooperative Info Sheet & Ad Agreement

2019-2020 Recreation Map Ad Campaign – SOLD OUT

Booking has begun for our popular recreation map for the 2019-2020 edition. Ads range in price from $250 for a small ad to $1,100 fir a half page ad. Find all the details in the sales sheet link below. Booking deadline is July 19, 2019

2019 Recreation Map Cooperative Ad Campaign Sales Sheet

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 natalie@vancouverislandnorth.ca.

There is no charge for ordering or delivery of recreation maps.

Video Production

Filming and production of one 90-second video plus a 30-second cut-down (perfect for social media) featuring the experience your business offers.

Stakeholder Rate: $1,995 Booking: Ongoing

Video Production Cooperative Advertising Info Sheet and Ad agreement


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 www.vancouverislandnorth.ca regional tourism website. Complimentary and Enhanced options available.
Full website listing details…