Vacay.ca is the leading source of Canadian travel and the original publisher of the Top 50 Restaurants in Canada List. Independently owned and produced by award-winning Canadian journalists and travel experts, Vacay.ca uses the wealth of its editorial experience, knowledge and industry contacts to deliver authoritative information about the best places to see, sleep and eat in Canada. As the original publisher of the annual list of Canada’s 50 best restaurants, Vacay.ca is a champion of the nation’s food industry and a vital source for culinary travellers from around the world. Along with the best dining experiences in the country, we also let you in on the must-experience spots that belong on your Great Canadian Bucket List. More information on our team appears on our Newsroom page.
A comprehensive resource and growing online community, Vacay.ca is dedicated to celebrating Canadian destinations. In its short existence, Vacay.ca has been featured on CTV News Channel, CHCH-TV News, CBC TV, TSN Radio and other media outlets in Canada, the United States and beyond. Destinations, notable deals, exclusive news and travel products are spotlighted during our broadcast segments.
Vacay.ca is already proving to be a major driver of increased interest in Canadian destinations, attractions, hotels and activities from inside the country and abroad. With a custom-publishing arm, strong search-engine-optimization knowledge, digital-savvy strategies, social-media focus and superior editorial content, Vacay.ca has quickly become the leading resource for travel information about Canada. Vacay.ca is also the official travel website of the 2015 Sir John A. Macdonald Bicentennial Commission.
ABOUT TEAM VACAY.CA
Adrian Brijbassi, Managing Editor
Adrian is recognized as Canada’s travel expert and a digital media specialist. He makes regular appearances on CTV News Channel and other broadcast outlets, talking about travel trends and business. He has been the keynote speaker at tourism conferences across Canada, a panelist for Social Media Week, and an advisor for corporations and federal tourism industries seeking to better connect with today’s traveller. A former editor at the Toronto Star and New York Newsday, Adrian has won numerous awards for his travel writing and fiction, and has visited more than 30 countries. He spearheaded the creation of Vacay.ca’s successful programs and guides, including the Top 50 Restaurants in Canada and Rock ‘n Roll Road Trips series. Read more about him on our Contributors page. Contact Adrian at email@example.com.
Julia Pelish, Managing Partner – A photographer and videographer who has worked in the largest media markets in Canada and the U.S., Julia’s travel photos and videos have been featured prominently in the Toronto Star, on CTV and been exhibited in galleries in Toronto, New York and Vancouver. Her devotion to the highest-quality images and her passion for spotlighting genuine experiences and heartfelt people in Canada’s tourism industry has helped Vacay.ca become a leading provider of travel content in the nation. Contact Julia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rod Charles, Managing Partner – Rod is an entrepreneur with a passion for travel, adventure and good food. He’s worked for Canoe.ca as an online editor and has ghost-written blogs for several elite athletes. He’s also been integral to the success of online companies — including Thin Data, Canada’s leading email marketing company — and worked as the travel editor at AOL / Huffington Post Canada and his travel articles have been published in the Toronto Star. Rod has used his skills to help several non-profit organizations, including the White Ribbon Campaign, a charity that worked to end violence against women, and an anti-poverty initiative in Hamilton, Ontario. He has also been a proud volunteer with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Toronto for 10 years. Contact Rod at email@example.com.