Hey there, Panda Pod Explorers!   We’re always looking to improve your experience with us. That’s why we’re making a pivotal change to our damage deposit policy. Starting now, we’re saying goodbye to debit cards for authorization purposes. Instead, we will exclusively accept credit card authorizations. This is due to the challenges and difficulties with …

  • November 9, 2023
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Table of Contents Ah, Vancouver! A city known for its stunning natural beauty, vibrant culture, and, well, rain. But don’t let a little drizzle dampen your spirits! If you’re staying at Panda Pod Hotel, you’re in luck.   We’ve curated a list of fantastic rainy day activities that are just a stone’s throw away from …

  • September 30, 2023
  • Attractions
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Table of Contents When the calendar flips to October, Vancouver transforms into a supernatural playground. Vancouver takes Halloween to a whole level. From zombie apocalypse decorations to lavish masquerade balls, the whole city redefines the very concept of Halloween.   If you are in search of Halloween fun, Vancouver has got you covered. Prepare to …

  • September 27, 2023
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Table of Contents Vancouver, has long been a hotspot for cruise ships and tourists. However, the rise of Airbnb has stirred the waters, prompting regulatory actions aimed at balancing the interests of home owners turning units into homes and removing unfair restrictions that keeps families out looking for an ideal home to rent.   This …

  • September 15, 2023
  • Franchising
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Economic downturns are like your uninvited guests; they show up when you least expect them and create chaos. The hotel industry is often the first industry to feel the effects – like the Covid pandemic.  However, not all accommodations are created equal. Traditional hotels suffer more during these times than budget-friendly alternatives like Airbnb, boutique …

  • September 1, 2023
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