Kelowna Maximizes Attendance at Incentive Works

Tourism Kelowna's Pat Gappmayr

Pat Gappmayr on stage at Incentive Works to introduce the 2015 Planner of the Year Hall of Fame Inductee

Last week, Tourism Kelowna’s Pat Gappmayr was accompanied by our partners from the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort & Conference Centre, The Cove Lakeside Resort, Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport, the Coast Capri Hotel and Mission Hill Family Estate at the 2015 Incentive Works show in Toronto.  Incentive Works is Canada’s largest and longest running education and tradeshow event for the meetings, incentive travel and special events industry.   Continue reading

Pacific Coastal Airlines Announces New Non-Stop Service between Victoria and Kelowna

Effective Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

(Richmond, BC) Pacific Coastal Airlines is pleased to announce the addition of a new route to its network of more than sixty-five destinations in British Columbia effective Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

The new Victoria (YYJ) to Kelowna (YLW) flights will operate seven days a week using Saab 340 aircraft. The Saab 340A and 340B offer; stand up cabins, comfortable seating from thirty to thirty four passengers, a flight attendant, on board service, and washroom. There will be two flights a day Monday through Friday and one flight a day on Saturday and Sunday. Pricing for the one hour and five minute flight will start from as low as $147.23. Continue reading

Kelowna Visitor Centre Staff in the News

Jessica Sturn (L) and Jillian Barthel (R); Absent Malley Kline

Jessica Sturn (L) and Jillian Barthel (R); Absent Malley Kline

On Monday, an open letter written by Dean Wilson and Betty Spencer of Victoria was sent to various news outlets regarding some excellent service given by Tourism Kelowna staff at the Visitor Centre over the August long weekend. Continue reading

Hellos and Goodbyes in Our Communications Department

Jenny McAlpine Weddings

Jenny McAlpine was Communications Coordinator for Tourism Kelowna for the last 3 years; her last day at Tourism Kelowna is today as she takes on a new venture, Jenny McAlpine Weddings.

Today we say goodbye to our Communications Coordinator Jenny McAlpine and welcome Alexa Creelman to the department as her replacement.  Continue reading