News Releases

Looking for a story idea or just want the inside scoop on what’s happening in Surrey? Our latest news releases are below.

SURREY & WHITE ROCK ENTREPRENEURS AWARDED GRANTS & MENTORSHIPS TO HELP “SPARK” NEW TOURISM IDEAS

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Three finalists who made winning pitches for the Surrey “Spark” Program were each awarded a $3,000 seed grant and mentorship to help them get started with their new tourism ideas.

The Surrey “Spark” Mentorships & Grants Program is a collaborative partnership initiative between Discover Surrey, Destination BC and the Tourism Innovation Lab.

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Surrey Through My Lens - Showcasing six authentic photo essays through the lens of local photographers

Friday, November 18, 2022

Discover Surrey’s newly launched local photography and advocacy campaign, “Surrey Through My Lens,” brings together six local amateur photographers to share a visual of what it is really like to live in and visit Surrey from a range of perspectives. Each photographer is local to one of Surrey’s six distinct neighbourhoods (Cloverdale, Guildford, Newton, Fleetwood, North Surrey, and South Surrey); their local insight puts them in a unique position to capture an authentic story of the neighbourhood’s true essence and highlight local businesses that are a part of Surrey’s distinctive tapestry.

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NEW PROGRAM AIMS TO “SPARK” INNOVATIVE TOURISM IDEAS IN SURREY AND WHITE ROCK

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

A new program aimed at sparking and supporting innovative tourism ideas in the Vancouver, Coast and Mountains region was officially announced today by local and provincial tourism partners.

The “Spark” Mentorships & Grants Program will match selected applicants from the region with a tourism mentor, provide a $3,000 grant and additional partner support to help take their new tourism ideas to the next level of development.

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IT'S ALL ABOUT DISCOVERY ON THE NEWLY EXPANDED SURREY SPICE TRAIL

Monday, March 14, 2022

Surrey’s Spice Trail is focused on the people that make multicultural dining in Surrey so special. Well-known chefs, like Vikram Vij (My Shanti), dedicated cooks, tireless front of house staff, and entire families work together to bring the flavours of their home countries to life in Surrey. It is a labour of love … which is what sets the Spice Trail apart.

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SAVOUR THE FLAVOURS OF SURREY ON THE SPICE TRAIL

Wednesday, June 3, 2021

When you think about your favourite restaurant, you probably remember more than just the food.  A great dining experience is about the way it makes you feel, and on Surrey’s new Spice Trail, you’ll feel like family. Created by Discover Surrey to highlight the South Asian and multicultural cuisine in Surrey, the Spice Trail includes over 30 restaurants, cafes and retail stores all anxious to show off their specialities.

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