Third Annual Love for Kelowna Day Kicks off Tourism Week

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Love for Kelowna Day began as a celebration of who we are and where we live at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020—now, it has evolved into an annual celebration aligned with Tourism Week, providing the perfect opportunity to increase awareness and celebrate the importance of our region's tourism industry…

Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Julia Garner

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After visiting Kelowna and the Okanagan numerous times as a kid, Julia Garner was determined to become a local and reside in the region one day. Now, she is proud to call West Kelowna, where she has lived for the past 16 years, home. For more than half of this time, she has also been a part of the team at Tourism Kelowna. …

Tourism Week 2022: Celebrating the Value of Tourism

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Today marks the kick-off of Tourism Week 2022, which is hosted annually by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and tourism associations across the country, including the Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC) and Destination BC (DBC), and offers communities across the country the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the value of tourism, including the economic impact and increased quality of life it creates…