Tourism Kelowna Hosts Delicious Food Tour for Sport and Event Planners

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Tourism Kelowna hosted 10 sport and event planners in Vancouver last week on the annual Tourism Kelowna Food Tour.

Tourism Kelowna’s Harvey Hubball, Julia Garner, and Waterfront Wines’ owner and Executive Chef Mark Filatow accompanied the group as they visited five of Vancouver’s popular restaurants, enjoying Kelowna inspired and sourced, food and drink along the way.

Designed to be a unique experience, Tourism Kelowna was able to connect with key decision makers in the sport and event market. Current and future hosting opportunities were discussed at length, with plenty of possibilities arising for 2018 & 2019.

For more information on Tourism Kelowna’s sales activities in Sport & Event, please contact harvey@tourismkelowna.com or 250-861-1515 ext. 209.

Media Release – Lisanne Ballantyne Named Tourism Kelowna CEO

September 27, 2017: Kelowna, BC – Following a comprehensive search that drew in over 90 applications from across Canada, the Board of Directors of Tourism Kelowna is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisanne Ballantyne as its President and CEO. Ballantyne is a seasoned executive with senior leadership experience that spans tourism, economic development, major events, marketing sponsorships, sales, and public assembly facilities management and will join the Tourism Kelowna team October 30, 2017.

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New Kelowna Content on Business Events Canada Website

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Traditionally included in broader areas such as Interior British Columbia or Okanagan Valley, Kelowna has new destination specific content featured on Destination Canada’s Meeting & Incentive Travel website.

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