Facebook #mykelowna photo contest

A winning shot by Laura Schretlen in Tourism Kelowna's recent Instagram contest.

A winning shot by Laura Schretlen in Tourism Kelowna’s recent Facebook contest.

You showed us Kelowna through your eyes!

For the month of August we launched a Facebook contest reaching out to our followers and asking them to show us Kelowna. Each week brought a new topic: week 1 was “show us your favourite thing to do in Kelowna”; week 2 challenged you to “capture the Kelowna ‘vibe’ in a photo”; week 3 featured “capture the essence of Kelowna”; and week 4 focused on the theme “show us your Kelowna hidden gem.” Continue reading

SAVE THE DATE! Marsha Walden, CEO of Destination BC at Tourism Kelowna AGM

Marsha Walden, CEO of Destination BC will be presenting the NEW Destination BC brand and strategy at Tourism Kelowna’s AGM on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.    As a tourism business owner/operator you will learn how Destination BC will be marketing our province over the next several years and how you can get involved and align with these strategies in order to increase your tourism revenues.    Do not miss this event!

Date:  Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Time:  10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location:  Delta Grand Okanagan Resort & Conference Centre

More details to follow!

Toronto Sales Activities Heat Up in August

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Team Kelowna at Incentive Works in Toronto this August.

August was a busy month for Tourism Kelowna’s Pat Gappmayr.  A blitz of sales activity in the Toronto market kicked off with Incentive Works – Canada’s largest trade show specifically for meeting planners, which takes place in Toronto.   Continue reading