Tourism launches new campaign

NANAIMO – Tourism Nanaimo is encouraging locals and their visiting friends and family to explore Nanaimo.

Tourism Nanaimo is encouraging locals and their visiting friends and family to explore Nanaimo.

A free passport of specials is available featuring monthly discounts on a number of local tourism experiences in Nanaimo. From May through September, there will be a variety of specials on activities such as snorkelling with seals, kayak tours, fishing charters, scooter rentals, Nanaimo bar pedicures, scenic float plane tours and more.

The explore Nanaimo regional campaign launched May 1 and will continue through Sept. 30. The microsite, www.ExploreNanaimoBC.com, will aggregate social content from social media tagged with #ExploreNanaimo. The site also features a “create your own postcard” function, from which a variety of photos can be selected and sent to friends and family. Entries for prizes are automatic to anyone who posts an image using the #ExploreNanaimo hashtag.

To get a copy of the passport, please visit the website or pick it up at one of the visitor centre locations.