Tourism Kelowna Partners with One Tree Planted

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Sustainability is at the forefront of Tourism Kelowna’s operations at the Kelowna Visitor Centre (KVC) where new initiatives and exciting changes are frequently happening. Aligned with our pledge to foster the preservation and continual restoration of our land, resources, and communities, we are thrilled to announce that as of April 1, we are partnering with One Tree Planted to plant a tree for every purchase made in the Kelowna Visitor Centre or through the Love for Kelowna online store…

Fourth Stakeholder COVID-19 Impact Survey

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As we near one full year of travel restrictions due to the global health pandemic, Tourism Kelowna wanted to once again gauge the economic impact COVID-19 continues to have on the tourism industry. In mid-February, we sent out our fourth COVID-19 Impact Survey to all Tourism Kelowna stakeholders, and once again we received strong interest and engagement levels from all sectors of the industry…

New Content Features Encourage Staycations

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The 2020/21 winter season has been tough for the tourism industry, with hotels among the hardest hit—normal occupancy levels during the winter in Kelowna are around 40-50%, but this year they have been as low as 20%. In an effort to boost hotel occupancy by encouraging staycations through the rest of winter and into spring, Tourism Kelowna is developing new content features focused on the local market…