Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Chris Shauf

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After an exciting two years working as Manager of Communications, Media & Public Relations for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games Torch Relays and travelling across the country, Chris Shauf returned from Vancouver to his home province of Saskatchewan—he was born in Estavan and grew up in the southeastern part of the province—where he settled in Saskatoon to further his leadership experience in the marketing and communications sector. However, it wasn't long before BC beckoned him back. …

Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Sara Correa

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Sara Correa made her way to Kelowna close to 10 years ago, moving from her hometown of Tenerife (The Canary Islands), Spain. Sara's experience working in the tourism industry and her love of the Okanagan made her a perfect fit for the Tourism Kelowna team, which she joined in March 2018…

Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Lauren Lander

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While living in West Kelowna about 12 years ago, Lauren Lander started working with Tourism Kelowna as a temporary employee. She loved the organization and the work so much that even when she moved to Armstrong 10 years ago, she remained a member of the team—she is now among those with the longest tenure. …

Meet the Tourism Kelowna Team: Community Specialists, Hannah and Ava

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Tourism Kelowna's Community Specialists are the face of our organization at the Kelowna Visitor Centre and at our various satellite and mobile locations, welcoming visitors to our city and ensuring that both travellers and locals experience the best of Kelowna's four-season playground. Throughout the summer and fall, we'll introduce you to our exceptional Community Specialists—next up are Hannah Day and Ava Ready…