On behalf of TOTA, Tourism Kelowna would like to let stakeholders know that applications are now being accepted from tourism industry representatives interested in serving on the Destination British Columbia – Tourism Marketing Committee. Read on for details of the application process and role of the Tourism Marketing Committee. Continue reading
Sixty guests were on hand at the Laurel’s BC Orchard Industry Museum last night to kick off Tourism Kelowna’s Farm To Table program. Continue reading
The 2013 Kelowna Wine Trails Guide started filling the shelves across the city and the valley last week. In coming weeks the guides will be making their way throughout BC and Alberta as well. Continue reading
Along with destination representatives from communities, regions, provinces, and hosts from the Canadian Tourism Commission, Tourism Kelowna’s Catherine Frechette attended the Canada Media Marketplace event in New York City this week. The goal was to network with, pitch, and promote Kelowna to media who write for US publications in order to generate travel stories throughout this market. Continue reading
Tourism Kelowna is supporting the Central Okanagan Sailing Association (COSA) in hosting Sail Canada’s semi-annual Directors’ Meeting, April 11-14 in Kelowna. Continue reading
Many of you will remember back to 2006 when we undertook our first study to determine if Kelowna needed a new Visitor Centre. Traffic analysis, demand models, best practice research and stakeholder workshops were conducted as part of the study which determined that due to several shortfalls with the current site, a new Centre was required. A subsequent study took place in 2008 to identify location options and resulted in City Park rising to the top of the list. Continue reading
Serving up an event in Kelowna?
Tourism Kelowna is in the process of accepting applications for its Events Fund. Applications for the next round of funding are due by Friday, April 12.