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Press Releases




September 22, 2015 – Fall in Love with Victoria
September 17, 2015 – Fifth Orca Calf Born in Southern Resident Population
August, 28, 2015 – Contest Participant Wins Clipper Tickets for “Life”
August 10, 2015 – Clipper Announces Key Management Change
July 29, 2015 – Clipper Vacations Announces Special Mid-Week Whale Watching Rates
July 28, 2015 – Seattle and Victoria Scoured for Coins in the Discover Clipper Contest
July 2, 2015 – Clipper Vacations Announces “The Discover Clipper Contest: The Hunt is On!”
July 2, 2015 – Clipper Vacations has 100 Percent Whale Sightings for the Month of June
June 22, 2015 – Clipper Vacations Announces Seattle Summer Special
May 14, 2015 – Travel to the 2015 Swiftsure International Yacht Race with Clipper
May 7, 2015 – San Juan Clipper Due to Kick Off San Jauns and Whale Watching Season May 22nd
March 18, 2015 – Victoria Clipper Travel is Made Easier with Online Check-in
February 26, 2015 – Swing in to Spring with Clipper Vacations’ Spring Fever Sale
February 18, 2015 – Catch Sight of Majestic Gray Whales with Clipper Vacations’ Spring Sealife Searches
February 5, 2015 – Discover Romance, Restaurants and Events in Seattle
February 5, 2015 – Experience Romance, Spas, Food and Adventure in Victoria
January 14, 2015 – Victoria Clipper’s 28th Annual Two Nation Vacation Travel Show in Seattle & Portland
January 13, 2015 – Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Clipper Vacations and the Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria


December 24, 2014 – Ring in 2015 in Style with a New Year’s Getaway to Victoria
December 24, 2014 – Ring in 2015 in Style with a New Year’s Getaway to Seattle
December 2, 2014 – Make the Holidays Merry and Bright by Traveling to Seattle with Clipper Vacations this Season
December 2, 2014 – Make the Holidays Merry and Bright by Traveling to Victoria with Clipper Vacations this Season
November 25, 2014 – Get in the Holiday Spirit and Travel with Clipper Vacations to Leavenworth’s Christmas Lighting Festival
November 25, 2014 – Clipper Vacations’ Additional Sailings Make Visiting Family or Black Friday Shopping Easy as Pie
November 24, 2014 – This Year, “Give Memories, Not Presents” to Bring Happiness to Loved Ones
November 4, 2014 – Cash in on Victoria Clipper Extra Sailings to Watch the Seattle Sounders FC in the MLS Cup Playoffs
October 15, 2014 – Love Fall in Seattle? So Do We. Plan Your Fall Escape
October 15, 2014 – Love Fall in Victoria, B.C.? So Do We. Plan Your Fall Escape
October 3, 2014 – Victoria Clipper Adds Extra Sailings
August 13, 2014 – Seahawk Weekends in Seattle via Victoria Clipper
August 12, 2014 – Clipper Reports 99% Success with Whale Watching
August 12, 2014 – Clipper Vacations and the Oak Bay Beach Hotel Create Hotel Package
June 20, 2014 – Seattle-Victoria Clipper Increases Sailing Schedule
June 20, 2014 – Victoria-Victoria Clipper Increases Sailing Schedule
May 20, 2014 – Victoria Clipper Offering Spring Schedule and Extra Holiday Sailings
May 20, 2014 – San Juan Clipper Begins San Juans and Whale Watching Season
May 5, 2014 – David Gudgel Joins Clipper Vacations
April 15, 2014 – Darrell Bryan Appointed to U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
April 11, 2014 – Victoria Stay and Play Spring Golf Getaway Deals
April 11, 2014 – Swiftsure International Yacht Race
April 8, 2014 – Gray Whales Are Here and Active
March 31, 2014 – David Bowers Joins Clipper Vacations
March 4, 2014 – Gray Whale Watching and Coupeville: 35 Tons of Fun for $55, via Victoria Clipper
January 16, 2014 – Boats, Flowers, Romance – A Getaway to Seattle
January 14, 2014 – Love Victoria


Media Coverage

Three Sheets Northwest “View from the Helm: An Enlightening and Entertaining Ride on the Victoria Clipper” – 04/17/17
Seattle PI “Gray whales return to Puget Sound for spring feeding” – 03/25/17
Seattleite “Weekend Wanderings: San Juan Island” – 03/15/17
Evening “See a New Side Of Victoria with Clipper Vacations and the Westin Bear Mountain Resort” – 03/15/17
SveetesKapes “Romantic Island Getaway, Victoria, BC” – 03/6/17
A Luxury Travel Blog “5 Luxury Winter Escapes in Victoria, B.C.” – 02/11/17
Fresh Jess “Victoria, BC: The Perfect Weekend Shopping Getaway” – 11/25/16
Fresh Jess “Things to Know, Pack & Do for a Trip to Victoria, BC” – 11/25/16
Seattle Magazine “Road Trip: Victoria, BC” – 11/09/16
Seattleite “Weekend Wanderings: Halloween Getaways” – 10/19/16
Chek News “402 Cookin’ on the Road Songhess Seafood &Steam” – 10/04/16
New Day Northwest “Fun Fall Getaways with Clipper Vacations and Amtrak Cascades” – 09/27/16
USA Today “Fall Bucket List: 10 Things to Do in the Pacific Northwest” – 09/07/16
Evening “Climb Aboard the Clipper to Victoria, BC” – 08/31/16
Douglas Magazine “Food Truck Mania Hits YYJ” – 08/16/16
Seattleite “Planning Your Summer Visit to Victoria, BC” – 08/11/16
425 Magazine “Whale Tales – Exploring the Orca World” – 04/27/15
Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary “Our Long Weekend in Victoria, BC” – 07/29/16
Where Traveler “Relax on the Water with These Seattle Boat Tours” – 07/26/16
Evening “A Whale of a Trip for Mary’s Place Residents” – 07/14/16
Pacific Northwest Seasons “Victoria B.C. Day Trip: By Sea for Tea at the Empress” – 07/13/16
Life Unadorned “San Juan Islands Whale Watching with Clipper Vacations” – 07/12/16
New Day Northwest “Visit the Beautiful Butchart Gardens with Clipper Vacations” – 07/07/16
Angela Travels “Fun for Locals Tourists: Clipper Vacations Whale Watching Tour” – 07/07/16
Victoria Wright “In Search of Orcas” – 06/23/16
Natalie Wall “San Juan Islands, Washington” – 06/21/16
Laura Lawson Visconti “Seeing Orcas by Kayak” – 06/17/16
SHAW TV “Songhees Nation Food Truck” – 06/14/16
Times Colonist “Around Town – Teaming Up for First Nations Food” – 05/14/16
Victoria Buzz “Songhees Seafood and Steam Food Truck: Food + Culture + Community” – 05/12/16
CHEK TV “Aboriginal Food Truck Opens in Victoria” – 05/12/16
Times Colonist “First Nations Food Truck at Clipper’s Terminal a Win for Songhees” – 04/30/16
USA Today “The Best Naughty and Nice Bits of Victoria, B.C.” – 03/08/16 “Spring into Bloom with Clipper Vacations & Butchart Gardens” – 02/18/16 “German Purchase of Victoria Clipper part of North America Foray” – 02/04/16 “New Passenger Ferry Set to Run Between Victoria and Downtown Vancouver” – 1/19/16 “New Ferry to Sail Between Vancouver and Victoria” – 1/19/16 “Clipper Plans Victoria-Vancouver Ferry Service” – 1/19/16 “Seattle-Based Clipper Sold to German Company; New Routes Planned” – 1/19/16 “Victoria Clipper Announces New Ferry Route from Victoria to Downtown Vancouver” – 1/19/16 “The Ultimate Easy Getaway Ferry From Seattle to Victoria” – 01/13/16 “Sun, Blanket of Clouds Offer Beautiful View” – 12/29/15 “Weekend Holiday in Victoria, B.C.” – 12/16/15 “A Delightful Winter Tradition in Victoria, B.C.” – 11/23/15 “Deal: Going to Seattle? Hop a ferry and spend a night in Canada for just $125” – 09/24/15 “Victoria Clipper lends assist to sinking fishing boat” – 7/11/2013 “Routine ferry run turns into emergency rescue mission” – 7/11/2013 “Whoosh, gulp, splash: Humpbacks are big hits in Juan de Fuca Strait” – 6/12/2013 “Photos: Humpback whales flocking to Puget Sound, straits” – 6/12/2013

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