Winter Mini Markets: Call for Vendors

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To celebrate Small Business Week, Tourism Kelowna is pleased to announce our Winter Mini Market Series. This series of small events is designed to help support as many small businesses as possible that would normally rely on revenue generated from large scale craft and holiday markets, which are not able to take place due to COVID-19…

Adapting Consumer Behaviours During COVID-19

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COVID-19 has continued to transform the travel and tourism industry and influence consumer needs and behaviours. Recent research by the BC Regional Tourism Secretariat found that only 25% of BC tourism firms are operating 'business as usual'. While some habits changed immediately, others continue to evolve and shift over time. It's important to keep up with as many of these changes as possible to help you best meet or anticipate consumer habits…

Fall Recovery Marketing Launches

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Take your time. Stay a bit longer. Rediscover what you love about fall. That's the message we want visitors coming to Kelowna and the Central Okanagan to hear as they come to experience our incredible fall weather and share our fall flavours. …

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…