Kelowna Visitor Centre Celebrates One Year at Queensway Avenue

June 28, 2019, marks the one-year anniversary of the Kelowna Visitor Centre, located at 238 Queensway Avenue in downtown Kelowna. Since opening last year more than 203,000 people have come into the building to utilize one of its many services, which include local insider tips, community information, public restrooms, locally-created and -inspired merchandise, and more…

Public Restroom Information More Readily Available

In March of this year, Tourism Kelowna and the Downtown Kelowna Association sat down to discuss options for sharing information about public restroom availability in the downtown area, as many businesses have been required to post signs stating "No Public Washrooms Available" or "Washrooms are for Customer Use Only."…

Tourism Kelowna Sustainability Update

Over the last year, Tourism Kelowna has started to focus on all facets of sustainability including equality, waste prevention, energy efficiency, transportation, purchasing, and more. During this time, our Kelowna Visitor Centre received Gold Certification from Sustainable Tourism and Tourism Kelowna became a Biosphere Committed Entity .  …

Okanagan College Student Gaining Experience at the Kelowna Visitor Centre

Sydney Solland, a Business Administration - Tourism Management student at Okanagan College, will be starting a new position in the Kelowna Visitor Centre this week. Sydney has worked as a Visitor Experience Specialist with Tourism Kelowna for the last 13 months and will be moving up to cover the Visitor Experience, Operations role for Morgan Hunter, who will be on maternity leave beginning May 10…

Visitor Experience Volunteer Recruitment

Do you know someone who is passionate about Kelowna and the Okanagan? Do they tell everyone they meet all about the interesting and fun things there are to do in the area? If the answer is yes, Tourism Kelowna may have the perfect volunteer opportunity for them! Tourism Kelowna welcomes volunteers…

OnceThere and Tourism Kelowna Partnership

For some time, Tourism Kelowna has had requests from visitors to allow them to book local experiences in our visitor centre, as well as online at tourismkelowna.com . The requests prompted us to think of ways we can help your business or organization to grow while making it easier for visitors to experience everything the Central Okanagan area offers…

Lake Country Business Excellence Awards

As the official Destination Marketing Organization for the District of Lake Country, Tourism Kelowna is proud to market and promote the many tourism businesses in the district, which is a world-class travel destination. This year, Tourism Kelowna sponsored the Tourism Excellence Award at the 2018 Lake Country Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, which took place on Friday, February 22, 2019, at The Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport…