8 December 2010

DENVER, Colorado – December 8, 2010 - The Gray Line brand is now a prominent fixture in British Columbia. West Coast Sightseeing took ownership of the blue diamond logo within all, but Vancouver Island, of the territory earlier this year. The company has since built a steadfast framework of success in one of the most sought after travel destinations in North America, if not the world.

"Adding British Columbia to the Gray Line family has been in our line of sight for some time," said Dale Berridge, Vice President of Sales at Gray Line Worldwide. "We've long understood the value of the destination, as well as the opportunity for exponential growth of the brand. Yet the pieces never quite fit until we were introduced to West Coast Sightseeing. Then the idea became real, tangible and exciting. Gray Line British Columbia is quickly becoming one of our featured destinations and one that we are truly proud of."

British Columbia is one of those rare pockets of the world that one can instantly fall in love with. It's made up of a diverse natural environment composed of jagged mountain peaks, crystal clear waters, island habitats and pristine forests. The plethora of outdoor activities available by default are quite simply mind blowing. The snow-crested mountains of Whistler host some of the best ski conditions in the world. To kick it up a notch, the inner city workings of Vancouver, a vibrant and progressive metropolis, is consumed by culture, trendsetting style and intellect. All the while, the cityscape is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on three sides and backed by mountains. It's easy to see why locals are often found playing just as hard as they work.

As the premier local sightseeing company in the market, Gray Line British Columbia is whole-heartedly welcomed into the family of over 700 destinations across the globe.  The team is cutting-edge, never falls short of providing exceptional work and thereby the best in the business. Local expertise and a sense for adventure guarantee that Gray Line customers will truly experience the full scope of its newest member destination, British Columbia.

About West Coast Sightseeing

West Coast Sightseeing is Vancouver's oldest and most experienced Tour Company. Established in 1984 by Clasina van Bemmel, we have created a company that prides itself on service excellence. Offering pick-up and drop-off at almost every hotel in the Vancouver area, we offer personalized service and will go the extra mile to give you a great time during your stay in beautiful BC.

About Gray Line

Serving over 700 destinations worldwide, Gray Line invented the art of sightseeing and serves as the industry leader in tours, activities and attractions. Founded in 1910, primarily offering excursions throughout North America, the company has since grown into a multi-faceted, global sightseeing powerhouse specializing in well-rounded destination experiences that include adventure and eco tours, luxury tour services, budget-friendly activities, as well as culinary, cultural and historical pursuits. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. www.grayline.com.