For Immediate Release
#stayRobson Campaign Offers West End Getaway
this Summer with Exclusive Perks and Promotions
to Support Local Businesses and Tourism


Vancouver, BC, June 30, 2021 – Robson Street, Vancouver’s iconic shopping and dining destination, is this summer’s perfect getaway from the everyday. Launching July 1st is #stayRobson, a stay local initiative presented by the Robson Street Business Association (RSBA), in partnership with the Blue Horizon Hotel and area businesses, offering a boutique hotel experience along with exclusive access to special promotions at participating retailers, restaurants and attractions until August 31, 2021.
 
All Blue Horizon Hotel bookings using code STAYROBSON include a guest room with step-out balcony, breathtaking views and a late 1 p.m. checkout for a little added time to shop, dine and explore #onRobson. Guests will also receive a #stayRobson electronic file of all the exclusive local offerings, which must be presented along with their hotel key card at participating businesses to access the promotions.
 
Additionally, the #stayRobson promotion will help support our province’s hospitality charity, the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF).  From July 1 to August 31, 2021, the Blue Horizon Hotel will donate $10 per stay to the BCHF.
 
Rediscover the beautiful West End, support local businesses, as well as the BCHF and enjoy a much-needed getaway. The #stayRobson promotion includes 17 participating businesses. Offers include, but are not limited to:

·         10% off final bill at Earls Restaurant;
·         15% off regular priced merchandise at local boutique, Plenty;
·         40% off Stanley Park Horse Drawn Tours;
·         2-for-1 ice cream at Perverted Ice Cream;
·         15% off bike rentals at Spokes;
 
With the easing of public health restrictions, we are excited to welcome back visitors from around the province and Canada to Robson Street", states Teri Smith, Executive Director of the RSBA. "Surrounded by nature, spectacular parks and beaches, and brimming with premier shopping and celebrated eateries, Robson Street is at the heart of it all and the ideal vacation destination".

BCHF Executive Director, Dana Harris, notes "this is a great opportunity to make more businesses aware of our charity while promoting Vancouver Hotels, restaurants and retail and helping them recover financially".
 
Share your experience on social media using the #stayRobson hashtag and be sure to tag @robsonstreet and @bluehorizonhotel.
Book your hotel room at
The Blue Horizon Hotel

July 1 – August 31, 2021
USE Passport Promo Code STAYROBSON
About Robson Street Business Association
The Robson Street Business Association (RSBA) is a non-profit organization that represents approximately 200 businesses and commercial property owners along Robson Street between Burrard and Jervis Streets. Since its inception in 1991, the RSBA works on behalf of its members to actively promote the economic vitality of the commercial district through various marketing, placemaking, beautification, safety and advocacy initiatives.


About the Blue Horizon Hotel

The Blue Horizon is a locally owned and operated boutique-style hotel located in the heart of Robson Street, the hub of Vancouver’s shopping and dining district. Live like a local and experience the culture and the friendly community of the West End neighbourhood. Enjoy the close proximity to Stanley Park, English Bay, Davie Village, BC Place, Rogers Arena, the Convention Centre and Canada Place Cruise Terminal. The Blue Horizon has been awarded a 4-Green Key Eco-Rating by the Hotel Association of Canada, and Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor.


About the BC Hospitality Foundation

The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is a registered charity that raises funds to support those in the hospitality industry facing financial crisis due to a health condition. In addition, the BCHF offers a scholarship program to foster the development of the next generation of workers and industry leaders.

MEDIA CONTACT: Dana Harris
Executive Director,
BC Hospitality Foundation
604-986-3262