Interprovincial Travel Set to Resume as BC Moves to Step 3 of its Restart Plan

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As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to decline and with close to 80% of eligible adults having received their first vaccine, BC will move forward with the next step of its restart plan on July 1 as planned. The move to Step 3 is exciting news for the tourism industry in particular, as the province gets set to welcome back visitors from across the country for recreational travel…

Knowledge Base: Welcoming LGBT2Q+ Travellers to Kelowna

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Vaccinations rates are high, COVID-19 numbers are decreasing, public health restrictions are lifting, and recreational travel across the country will soon resume—all of this combined means travellers are eager to explore and according to some reports, the LGBT2Q+ market is one of the first that will be spending their money on travel in a post-pandemic world…

Spring Local Activations Review

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Through the winter and spring, our marketing and communications team was fully engaged in creating articles, curating social media content, producing new videos, and working with local content creators and media outlets to actively encourage Kelowna residents to stay local and support local…

Relocation Guides Now Available

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The 2021 Relocation Guides have arrived! Aimed at informing and inspiring those who are considering a permanent or semi-permanent move to Kelowna and the Central Okanagan, the guide is packed with essential information. …

Industry and Consumer Trends: May 2021

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COVID-19 has changed our lives and changed many consumer behaviours. Tourism Kelowna continues to monitor several data sets and consumer insights to help inform our marketing decisions. Below are some items that may be of interest to your business and some easy-to-implement tips to keep you current.…

Helping Local Businesses Survive

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Spring usually brings additional visitors seeking great weather, outdoor trails, golf, and new releases at local wineries. Our marketing, business development, and visitor experience strategies over the last number of years have resulted in strong, sustained growth in occupancy, visitation, and…