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In the News

We are deeply honoured to have garnered attention in the press, highlighting our renowned Klahoose Wilderness Resort. We've curated a selection of news articles and press releases that encapsulate the essence and offerings of our resort.

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The Klahoose Wilderness Resort offers wildlife, whales and wonder

Observing grizzly bears, whales and wildlife in their natural habitat at Klahoose Wilderness Resort is a thrilling experience, but I was equally moved by the invitation to actively participate in its First Nations cultural activities. 

March 20, 2024 - The Globe and Mail by Claudia Laroye


World Travel Awards Nominee - Canada's Leading Wilderness Resort 

Klahoose Wilderness Resort is thrilled to receive its very first nomination in the World Travel Awards as Canada's Leading Wilderness Resort. Voting is opening now using the link below to case your vote.

Voting open until April 7, 2024.

February 19, 2024 - World Travel Awards 2024

Karryon Travel

Immerse yourself in Canada’s rich Indigenous cultures naturally

Canada’s traditional peoples are the original storytellers and guides of this amazing nation. With Indigenous tourism easily accessible from city to coast and province to territory, explore First Nations Canada and open yourself to a world of diverse local cultures and immersive traditions that naturally run deep.

February 24, 2024 - Karryon - Travel Inspiration by Destination Canada

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Trip for Animal Lovers 

KRON4's Stephanie Lin spoke with travel enthusiast Dana Rebmann about wildlife and the Grizzly Bears of Toba Inlet.

February 3, 2024 - KRON 4 - With Dana Rebmann

Indigenous Tourism Award Finalist

Indigenous Tourism Award Finalist

We are thrilled that Klahoose Wilderness Resort was selected as finalists for ITAC's 2024 Indigenous Tourism Awards in the Exceptional Industry Leader and The Original Original Star categories.

February 7, 2024 - Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada 

Douglas Magazine

Adventure, Culture, History - and Reconciliation 

The rise of Indigenous tourism has been a long time coming. British Columbia is leading the way.

February 1, 2024 - Douglas - By Diane  Selkirk

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Indigenous Tourism Goes Deeper Than ‘Dinner and a Show’

Around the globe, travelers are looking to get beyond superficial interactions with Native cultures for more in-depth experiences, like tours led by Indigenous guides and stays at Native-owned lodges.

January 15, 2024 - The New York Times - By Michael Harmon  

Can Geo

Momma bears in Toba Inlet

An off-grid eco-friendly resort, only accessible by boat or seaplane, turns out to be the unexpected perfect “babymoon” destination for nature’s lessons in the wildest maternal instincts

December 22, 2023 - Canadian Geographic - By Aliya Jasmine  

Sierra Magazine

How to Safely Photograph Grizzly Bears

For millennia, the Klahoose people have lived with grizzlies (“xawgəs,” in their coast Salish language) and they know how to do it safely. 

December 3, 2023 - Sierra Magazine - By Brandon Withrow  

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Member Spotlight: Klahoose Wilderness Resort

"Embracing the natural and the supernatural spirits of the land and its People” — an all-inclusive, eco-resort, Klahoose Wilderness Resort is certified Silver with GreenStep Sustainable Tourism. Continue reading to learn more about their journey towards sustainability.

November 29, 2023 - GreenStep Solutions 


These Are the 7 Best Indigenous-Owned Hotels and Resorts in Canada 

November 15, 2023 - AFAR - By Debbie Olsen


The Canadian Tourism Awards, presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC), recognizes the best and brightest in Canada’s tourism industry. From outstanding teams and organizations to individual luminaries who surpass all expectations, exemplifying a commitment to provide nothing short of exceptional tourism experiences from coast to coast to coast.

November 1, 2023 - ITAC Indigenous Tourism Award ~ Finalist 

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Klahoose Wilderness Joins the Indigenous Tourism Destination Fund (ITDF) to Support Indigenous Communities

November 1, 2023 - Press Release - Klahoose Wilderness Resort 


Top 24 ecotourism experiences around the world 

Listen to stories from the Klahoose First Nation

October 31, 2023 - Signature Luxury Travel & Style 

Wanderlust Travel

Best places in North America - For nature and weather in autumn. Go Bear spotting in British Columbia

October 31, 2023 - Wanderlust Travel - Dianne Selkirk 


You Can Now Vote in T+L's 2024 World's Best Awards Survey

Nominations for Travel + Leisure's World's Best Award 2024 are open and we have been nominated in the "Best Hotels Canada" category.  Don't miss this opportunity – voting ends on February 26th! Click the link below to cast your vote. 

October 23, 2023 - Travel + Leisure - World's Best Awards 2024


8 of the world's best luxury eco-lodges

The off-the-grid Klahoose Wilderness Resort is in a pristine environment that is home to grizzly bears, black bears, and an array of marine life.

October 9, 2023 - Signature Luxury Travel & Style - By Helen Hayes

Outside Magazine

5 Stunning Native-Owned Resorts in the West

With an emphasis on Indigenous culture, unique architecture, tours that respect wildlife, and meals that draw from the land, a getaway at one of these properties is an unforgettable experience

October 6, 2023 - Outside - By Savannah Romero

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National Geographic Traveller Hotel Awards 2023

Klahoose Wilderness Resort has earned recognition in the 2023 National Geographic Traveller (UK) Awards as a runner-up in the category of Remote Escapes.

October 3, 2023 - By National Geographic Traveller 

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Canadian Geographic Adventures launches 2024
travel program hosted by educators, ph
and explorers

September 25, 2023 - The Royal Canadian Geographic Society - Press Release - Press  

Landsby Tours

Journey Into Desolation Sound 

A First Nations community is using tourism to showcase their land, history and culture 

September 23, 2023 - northernsould By Landsby - By Athena Tsavliris- By 

National Geograhic

Forget the name. Desolation Sound is Canada's best-kept secret.

From whale watching to bunking at rustic-luxe resorts, here are six ways to embrace the remote wilderness that is British Columbia’s largest marine park.

September 22, 2023 - National Geographic - By Kim Brown Seely- By 

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The Klahoose Way

Experience the magic and innovation of Klahoose Wilderness Resort

September 20, 2023 - The Collective Magazine - By Camilla Sampson- By 

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These Are The 10 best New Hotels In the World

September 20, 2023 - The - By Joane Acar 


The 10 Best Luxury & Boutique Hotels in Canada

Why we love it: A Klahoose-owned retreat in a sublime natural setting

August 25, 2023 - AFAR - By Aislyn Greene 



August 24, 2023 - Kenmore Air Blog 

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Klahoose resort gets eco-certification for sustainable practices

August 9, 2023 -Black Press Media 

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort receives silver certification

August 8, 2023 -Powell River Peak



Klahoose Wilderness Resort Receives Silver Certification from GreenStep Sustainable Tourism

August 8, 2023 - Press Release - Klahoose Wilderness Resort 


Indigenous Water-Based Activities and Guided Tours to Explore In British Columbia

August 3, 2023 - Toronto Guardian - By Tosin Ajogbeje 

National Geograhic

4 of Canada's best wildlife-watching trips, from spirit bears to cloud wolves

June 26, 2023 - National Georgic Traveller (UK)  - By Georgia Stephens

Who Australia

5 TikTok Famous Hotels to add to your bucket list immediately

June 20, 2023 - Who magazine - By Madison Scott 

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort is a 2023 Game Changers Award Winner for “Travel Tours & Experience” by Full Time Travel

June 6, 2023 - Full Time Travel 

Drift Travel Magazine

#WHERETONEXT > Canada > Klahoose Wilderness Resort > British Columbia, Canada

May 302023 - Drift Travel Magazine

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner. 

May 26, 2023 - Press Release - Klahoose Wilderness Resort

12 Ways to Explore Indigenous Culture in Canada 

April 24, 2023 - Auburn Lane - By Sonya   

Hello Vancity

5 Ways to Embrace Regenerative Travel with Indigenous Tourism on Earth Day

April 20, 2023 - Hello Vancity - By James Chung  


These five-star hotels are making a positive impact on their local communities

April 14, 2023 - Tatler Asia - By Coco Marett  

Today in BC

Indigenous B.C. wilderness resort recognized as one of best new hotels in the world. One of Klahoose Wilderness Resort’s biggest assets is its location, AFAR Stay List 2023 says.

April 5, 2023 -Campbell River Mirror - Black Press - By Alistair Taylor  


Indigenous-owned B.C. resort named to list of top 15 resorts in the world

April 4, 2023 - Vancouver Sun - By Aleesha Harris  


Un hôtel autochtone parmi les meilleurs au monde, selon un magazine de voyage

April 7, 2023 - Radio Canada International

AFAR Best New Hotels in the World

Klahoose Wilderness Resort selected as one of AFAR Magazine’s World's Best New Hotels of 2023

April 4, 2023 - AFAR- By Jennifer Flowers  

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In this print magazine issues read about Regenerative Travel-how you can make your adventures matter…how you can leave a destination better than you found it. (Print Only)

March 28, 2023 - explore - By Ryan Staurt 

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The Klahoose Way - Experience the magic and innovation of Klahoose Wilderness Resort (Print Only)

March 31, 2023 - Strathcona Collective- By Camilla Sampson 

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Nature-focused vacations a growing trend that connects travellers to their destination. "Klahoose Wilderness Resort in British Columbia is a prime location for travellers excited to sport wilderness, like bears and humpback whales.'

March 21, 2023 - The Globe and Mail - By Stacy Lee Kong

London Evening Standard

17 soul-soothing nature retreats — from Negev to North Wales. "Opened just last year, indigenous-owned Klahoose is set among the forest-fringed waters of Desolation Sound in the north of British Columbia. While the scenery and wildlife is spectacular — grizzly bear viewing tours"

March 17, 2023 - London Evening Standard - By Alicia Miller

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5 All-Inclusive Resorts In BC Where You Can Get A Dreamy Vacay With Breathtaking Views

March 11, 2023 -  Narcity Vancouver -By Sierra Riley

Can Geo

Tiwšɛm (learn): a stay at Klahoose Wilderness Resort
On the coast of B.C.'s mainland awaits an immersive experience on the water's edge, where tourism can be an act of reconciliation

March 15, 2023 - Canadian Geographic - By Abi Hayward with Photography by Ben Powless 

My VanCity

International Women’s Day - 5 Indigenous Women in Business You Need To Know. Charissa Hunt, Housekeeping Manager and Cultural Interpreter at Klahoose Wilderness Resort. Marrying hospitality and cultural education at Klahoose Wilderness Resort

March 8, 2023 - My VanCity 


WINNER:  Indigenous Operator Or Experience Award

Sponsored by Indigenous  Tourism BC and Indigenous Tourism Canada, this award recognizes Indigenous tourism businesses that demonstrate authenticity, cultivate a greater understanding of Indigenous culture, history and traditions, and contribute to the resilience of the local Indigenous community.

March 3, 2023 - Destination British Columbia