Business Development Work Continues to Support Meetings and Conferences

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In late June, our Business Development team hosted a Zoom meeting for our stakeholders that participate in the Meetings & Conferences Advertising Program. With much uncertainty in the marketplace and so many changes at the business and client level, we felt it was imperative to ensure consistent communication and provide opportunities for our partners to share feedback and updates…

Opportunity to Animate Bernard Avenue

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This summer, the majority of Bernard Avenue is closed to traffic, creating a pedestrian-friendly area that can be enjoyed by visitors and residents alike. As part of the initiative, the City of Kelowna has created an 'animation zone' as a creative solution to provide entertainment for those exploring downtown…

Update to Stakeholder Advertising Program Renewals and Relief Program

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the tourism industry worldwide, as well as on our local economy, and has impacted every aspect of our lives. While we are pleased to have moved into Phase 3 of BC's Restart Plan, which endorses safe and responsible interprovincial travel, we understand that recovery will still likely be slow. …

Collateral Distribution Returns July 8

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Beginning Wednesday, July 8, we will be resuming our collateral distribution program within the Central Okanagan. This means you will see our Kelowna Explorer Vehicle, powered by Budget Car & Truck Rentals, around the community…

Kelowna is Ready!

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As the province moves into Phase 3 of their restart plan, Tourism Kelowna is turning up the dial letting travellers know we're ready (and so excited) to welcome them back…