VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - Nov 21, 2011) - The holidays are here, and while some are looking to reap the rewards of early shopping, others are just getting started on their gift list. At the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, a leader among Vancouver downtown luxury hotels, guests who book a 2-night stay will receive a $125 gift card, valid for either shopping or activities and attractions -- the choice is theirs.

The promotion from this hotel near Robson Street, in collaboration with Tourism Vancouver, offers guests the chance to choose their own reward. With the Activities Gift Card, you'll have $125 to spend on tickets to attractions, sightseeing tours, sporting events, concert tickets and more. With the Hudson Bay Company (HBC) Gift Card, your $125 can be spent on gifts -- for others or yourself -- and comes with a shopping bag and a HBC tourist discount pass.

Whether you're shopping or sightseeing, you'll certainly have an appetite at the end of the day. Our new restaurant in downtown Vancouver, p2b bistro & bar, offers the perfect setting to unwind, with a modern, casual ambience; fresh, sustainable local cuisine and exceptional cocktails. The restaurant isn't the only new attraction at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel. Our updated rooms and suites are stylish, with local decorative touches, and feature flat-screen LCD TVs, upscale bathrooms with spa products, designer duvets and rich linens, and high-speed Internet access and long-distance calls as part of our Wired for Business package.

To book this promotion at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, a favorite among Vancouver Stanley Park hotels, visit Upon checking into the hotel, you'll receive the Activities Gift Card, which must be traded in for the HBC Gift Card at Tourism Vancouver's visitor center at 220 Burrard St. While the promotion is perfect for the holidays, it's also a great way to start the New Year; reservations must be made before December 31, 2011, but stays can go through March 31, 2012.

To learn more about the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, visit our hotel website at, where you can find downtown Vancouver hotel packages, book rooms, explore our stunning event space and discover nearby attractions.

About The Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel

The Green Key-rated Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel offers guests a waterfront location, redesigned guestrooms, a new restaurant and a convenient location. Our downtown Vancouver hotel is just minutes from the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Alaska Cruise Ship Terminal, Vancouver Aquarium, historic Gastown, Stanley Park and shopping on Robson Street. To get insider advice about where the locals go, touch base with our Navigator, who personally curates our In the Know recommendations. Updated rooms and suites are stylish and whimsical, with thoughtful local touches, and feature designer duvets and rich linens; flat-screen LCD TVs; upscale bathrooms with spa bath products and our Wired for Business package, including high-speed Internet access and long-distance calls. Our new restaurant, p2b bistro & bar, offers fresh and local sustainable cuisine, exceptional cocktails and a modern, upscale-yet-casual ambience. Facilities at our hotel include a fitness centre, indoor pool and stunning event space, Vista 360, which offers views of the surrounding city and mountains.

Contact Information:

Robert Ferguson
Director of Sales & Marketing
(604) 639-4002