Vancouver is a beautiful coastal city located in the lower mainland of British Columbia. It is a part of the Metro Vancouver Area which hosts more than 2.4 million people, making it the most populous metropolitan area in western Canada. People are drawn to this city for its scenic views, mild climate, and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. This city is famous for having the world’s longest uninterrupted city water path, known as the Seaside Greenway and Stanley Park Seawall, which at 28km long makes for an amazing walk, cycle, run, or wildlife viewing experience! It is also home to Stanley Park, one of Canada’s most beloved urban parks, rated as the top city park in the world by Trip Advisor in 2014 and also designated as a National Historic Site of Canada. Tourism Vancouver provides tourism services and information that can help you experience the best of what Vancouver has to offer! Click here to find out more about what Vancouver has to offer.
All major domestic and international airlines serve the Vancouver International Airport (YVR), located approximately 30 minutes south of downtown Vancouver. YVR is conveniently connected to the Canada Line SkyTrain transit network with a station located directly at the airport (YVR-Airport Station). This rapid transit rail system will take you within steps of the Four Seasons Hotel if you disembark at the Vancouver City Centre Station. Limousines, taxis, buses, and car rentals are also all available at YVR airport providing service to downtown Vancouver. To learn more about travel options click here.
Note: The main entrance of Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is located on Howe Street, which is a one-way street. Guests using an electronic navigation system to locate the Hotel should input “650 Howe Street” to arrive at the Hotel’s front entrance.
The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is honored to welcome delegates to the DEMO International ® 2016 Conference! The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is truly at the centre of it all. This hotel is situated in the heart of downtown, connected at the lower lobby level to more than 100 shops and services found at the Pacific Centre . It is also located just minutes away from the world famous Stanley Park, art galleries, theatres, sporting venues and night clubs. It also features an underground connection to the Canada Line SkyTrain system that travels directly from the Vancouver International Airport to downtown Vancouver. Valet parking is available at a fixed price provided by the hotel, and parking is also available at three nearby Pacific Centre parkades. For information about the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Vancouver please click here.
Book your room at the conference venue! The Four Seasons Hotel has offered conference delegates a reduced rate of $199.00 (+ taxes) per night. Direct reservations must be made prior to August 22, 2016 in order to get the group rate. The hotel will continue to accept reservations after this date on a space available basis at current available rates.
Individuals must indicate their group affiliations when making reservations or the applicable group rate may not be extended. The group affiliation to quote for the reservation is: *Canadian Woodlands Forum-2016 Demo International and Conference*
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When it comes to travelling around the City of Vancouver, the sky is the limit! The city has an extensive public transit system (Bus, Skytrain, SeaBus) full taxi services, world famous bike networks (and countless bike rental options), convenient pedestrian walkways and numerous nearby hiking trails for the more adventurous folks!
The TransLink transit system in Vancouver offers plenty of options for getting around town. Click here to find schedules, route maps, station locations, travel times and connections for every mode of public transit available in Metro Vancouver. Numerous taxi companies provide a full range of services throughout Vancouver, for listings of taxi companies in Vancouver please click here.
One of the most convenient and affordable ways to get around town, to check out the Seawall, and to experience the unforgettable scenery found in Vancouver, is by bicycle! Vancouver has a fabulous and well-established bike network that is made up of designated cycle routes and greenways making cycling through the city safe, convenient, and comfortable. To download a copy of the City of Vancouver cycling map click here. Countless bike rental businesses are available in Vancouver, with many conveniently located in the downtown area. For a listing of bike rental options in downtown Vancouver click here.
The Stanley Park Seawall and Seaside Greenway are not to be missed! This 28km walking path will take you on a scenic coastal adventure from Stanley Park all the way to Spanish Banks Park. Enjoy the many beaches, cafes, and scenic views along the way, and keep your eyes open for curious ocean critters! For a detailed map of the Seawall and Greenway click here.
For the more adventurous travelers, countless hiking trail systems of various terrain and difficulty levels are located both within, and in direct proximity of the City of Vancouver. For urban hiking adventures check out the trail networks in Stanley Park and Pacific Spirit Regional Park . For north shore hiking adventures, some options include the Lynn Valley Headwater’s trail system and suspension bridge, the Quarry Rock trail in scenic Deep Cove, Mount Seymour Provincial Park’s trail system, and the grueling Grouse Grind!