Construction begins on Kelowna Visitor Centre

Construction work on the Kelowna Visitor Centre at the Queensway Jetty started this week. With all required permits in place and initial site preparation work complete, construction crews have begun work.

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Big White introduces daily Kelowna Express Bus service

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Photo courtesy of Blue Star and Big White Ski Resort

Travellers looking to ski Big White’s Okanagan Champagne Powder now have daily express bus service to get from Kelowna to the ski resort and back.

New express bus service has been added from Monday to Thursday. This service is in addition to the frequent service offered on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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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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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.

Mobile Visitor Services

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Tourism Kelowna’s Mobile Visitor Services (MVS) team has been heading out this summer to assist visitors wherever they may be – on the downtown boardwalk, near the beach, and at local events. Need a dining recommendation? Looking for u-pick fruit? … Continue reading