Media

We can help you Discover the Comox Valley

Discover Comox Valley’s Travel Media Relations focus is dedicated to developing positive and long-lasting relationships with travel media. Whether you are a freelance or feature travel writer, represent a radio or TV show working on a story with a Comox Valley angle, we can provide assistance with your research or will happily assist in planning your visit.

At Discover Comox Valley, our main objective is to help you get YOUR story. We can provide you with the background materials and contacts you need. Our staff is knowledgeable about the area and can assist with ‘behind the scenes’ information, fact checking and even provide story ideas about what makes the Comox Valley so unique. Discover Comox Valley offers a number of services to make it easy for travel media to experience our region, whether in person or by long distance through written and visual support materials.

Media Services Program

We invite you to come and experience the Comox Valley in person. We can create a personalized fam tour so that you can enjoy the full diversity of our stunning region. Staff can happily make local arrangements that may include accommodations, activities and media services. We are usually able to provide some hosted meals, but do not provide all meals to visiting journalists.

Itinerary Development

We will create full itineraries for participants in the Media Services Program to ensure you meet the right people and get the information you need to make your story a success. Each itinerary is personalized to reflect your story focus such as Valley highlights, culture and events, outdoor adventure, local cuisine and wine, and more.

Accommodation Support

We can arrange accommodation on a discounted or complimentary basis for you during your stay, subject to availability. In the Comox Valley, you’ll find that the area offers a full range of accommodation options, including resorts and hotels, bed & breakfasts and vacation rentals, and hostels and campgrounds.

Transportation Assistance

Our staff can provide contacts for transportation services including airlines, ferries, motor coaches, rental cars, and area shuttle services.  Check out our “Getting Here” page for specific details on transportation options.

Attraction Access

We can arrange admission to attractions on a discounted or complimentary basis.

Resource and Destination Information

A wide variety of reference and promotional materials are available to support your story. A full media kit is available on upon request. We can also assist with specific research and information requests and fact checking.

Please contact:
Kate Rogers
Tartan Group
kate@tartangroup.ca 
604-880-1494

Video and Images

We have an extensive image library of  high and low resolution digital images of area photos available for use in published articles. Please note that these images are restricted for use with travel media and destination marketing initiatives only. An online image bank is available for your review.

Newsletter

Read past versions of our newsletter:
March 2014 Newsletter 
Ski and Stay

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We welcome any questions you might have, as well as the opportunity to work with you during your assignment in the beautiful Comox Valley.

For more information, please contact:

Comox Valley Economic
Development Society

#200 -580 Duncan Ave
Courtenay BC V9N2M7
Phone: 250-334-2427
Toll Free: 1-877-848-2427
Fax: 250-334-2414
www.investcomoxvalley.com
info@investcomoxvalley.com

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