Central Okanagan Tourism Industry Showcase Event Postponed

During the past week, federal and provincial health authorities have been implementing measures to keep our communities safe from COVID-19, including social distancing and the restriction of events over 50 people. In adherence to these measures, Tourism Kelowna has postponed the Central Okanagan Tourism Industry Showcase that was scheduled to take place on April 16, 2020…

2019 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. To recognize the work of these exceptional tourism businesses, Tourism Kelowna sponsored the Tourism Excellence Award at the 2019 Lake Country Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, which were presented at a gala ceremony on Friday, February 28, at The Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport…

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, almost 240,000 people have come into the building to use 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…