Tourism Kelowna’s Website Seeing Strong Early Summer Results

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Spring 2020 was a challenging season for the tourism industry. The results we were seeing on our website during that time frame were a reflection of the general declines in our industry and an indication that the weeks ahead were going to be a struggle. The results we are seeing so far for the summer, however, show initial signs of recovery…

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…

Tourism Kelowna Website: Delivering Essential Information to Travellers Through COVID-19

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After having one of the best performing years ever for Tourism Kelowna's website, our team had to make significant changes to the site in response to COVID-19 to provide valuable information, to support our local tourism-related businesses and promote them to consumers, and to inspire future travel. Moving forward, we will need to continue working together to ensure travellers have all the information they need to feel comfortable and safe when booking their next trip to Kelowna.…

Answering Your Questions During COVID-19: Part Two

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As we've been connecting with our stakeholders to collect and share information on the impact of COVID-19, we've received good feedback and questions. To help further, we'll take questions and themes and share them through this format. This second set of questions delves further into our team’s work…

Answering Your Questions During COVID-19

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As we've been connecting with our stakeholders to collect and share information on the impact of COVID-19, we've received good feedback and questions. To help further, we'll take questions and themes and share them through this format. This first set of questions speaks to the need to temporarily pause our destination marketing efforts and increase our efforts to connect local consumers with businesses until we're able to market to visitors again. …

Generating Interest in Kelowna & the Okanagan with Jillian Harris

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Millions of people following along on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and blogs were recently invited to enter to win a "Sip, Soar & Stay Kelowna VIP Getaway" courtesy of Tourism Kelowna, Wines of British Columbia, and local tourism businesses. This is the second year Tourism Kelowna partnered with local resident and celebrity influencer, Jillian Harris, on her much-anticipated 12-Days of Christmas Giveaways. …

Partnering to Promote the Okanagan Rail Trail

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Tourism Kelowna and Tourism Vernon have teamed up with the Okanagan Rail Trail partner jurisdictions (the District of Lake Country, City of Kelowna, Regional District of North Okanagan and Okanagan Indian Band) on a project to promote one of the Okanagan Valley's newest outdoor trail experiences: the Okanagan Rail Trail…