Tourism Kelowna gets early Christmas gift!

2015 Visitors' Guide Santa’s elves got to work extra early this year on one of Tourism Kelowna’s big annual projects.  The 2015 Kelowna Visitors’ Guide is hot off the press and are snuggled tightly into boxes in the Kelowna warehouse as well as our distribution networks in the lower mainland, Edmonton & Calgary.  The distribution push will ramp up after Christmas and in the start of the new year.  Continue reading

Tourism Kelowna Achieves Destination Marketing Accreditation

Tourism Kelowna has been awarded accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP). DMAP is an internationally recognized accreditation program developed by the Washington, DC based Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI). In earning the DMAP accreditation, destination marketing organizations (DMOs) … Continue reading

Familiarization Tours of Epic Proportions


Silver Star Fam 2013

Top: Staff and Volunteer at the Silver Star Village Entrance
Bottom: Taylor poses with our Fam Tour transportation supplied by Budget

Traditionally Tourism Kelowna staff and volunteers get together during the spring and early summer for familiarization tours of our stakeholder businesses. With our growing number of stakeholders we have decided to add a few familiarization tours in the fall and winter months as well. These tours allow the staff at the Visitor Centre and Airport Kiosk to experience everything our stakeholders have to offer and transfer that passion into the plans of current and future visitors. Continue reading