Search for New Tourism Kelowna President and CEO Begins

We have “big shoes to fill” with Nancy’s departure as CEO of Tourism Kelowna. The Tourism Kelowna Board of Directors would like to take its time and ensure a diligent approach to recruitment for this critical role in our organization.  With that said, we have appointed Jennifer Horsnell as the interim CEO of Tourism Kelowna and have secured Shawnee Love from LOVE HR to support us with the recruitment and transition process for the President & CEO position.

The Board fully supports its excellent team of Tourism Kelowna staff and volunteers, and is committed to ensuring a smooth transition to ensure that our work to generate business for all stakeholders is uninterrupted.  Please share this information with your industry colleagues and advise any interested in applying directly to LOVE HR. You can access the job posting here.

Sincerely,

Daniel Bibby
Chair of Tourism Kelowna

26th Annual TOTA Golf Tournament – August 29, 2017

The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) invites you to the 26th Annual TOTA Golf Tournament on August 29, 2017, at Sun Peaks Resort.

The annual tournament is open to players of all levels, and is a great chance to network with industry and suppliers. Registered golfers will be entered to win 2 Air Canada passes anywhere the airline flies in North America, including Hawaii.

The Golf Tournament supports the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), through direct donations and partial proceeds from the 50/50 draw.

Further details about the golf tournament, including registration and costs, are available on TOTA’s website.

 

Emergency information and resources for B.C.’s tourism industry

While there are currently no wildfires in Kelowna and area, below is important information for tourism business operators from our provincial marketing organization, Destination British Columbia. Tourism Kelowna continues to market our destination and our visitor centre team continues to provide travel information and planning services for summer visitors looking for up-to-date information and current conditions.

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Steve Small joins Tourism Kelowna as Digital Marketing Co-ordinator

Steve Small joined Tourism Kelowna as our Digital Marketing Co-ordinator on May 1, 2017. Some of you will already know and recognize Steve as he has been with our team as a Visitor Sales and Services Counsellor since 2015. His experience and training made him a super candidate for this key role on our marketing and communications team.

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