Marketing Kelowna and area continues into Autumn

It’s safe to say that 2017 has been a challenging year for our destination. What’s important to note is that throughout the weather-related challenges, local businesses have remained open and continued to provide great experiences for visitors from far and wide. Tourism Kelowna continued to market our destination throughout the summer, and we have extended paid marketing tactics into the autumn.

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Kelowna’s Ale Trail helps quench your thirst for beer (and adventure!)

Want a view to go with your craft brew? Then the Kelowna Ale Trail is for you.

Tourism Kelowna is proud to support the Kelowna Ale Trail, the BC Ale Trail’s newest itinerary to explore.

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Request for Feedback: TOTA’s Survey of the Economic Impact of the BC Wildfires

The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) is collecting information regarding the economic impact of the current wildfire situation on tourism businesses in the region.

Your feedback will help TOTA provide the provincial government with an overview of the effects the wildfires are having on local businesses, both in areas directly affected and those outside of the directly affected areas.

You can participate in the survey by clicking here.

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

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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